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Marcel Desailly

Marcel Desailly is a French former professional footballer who played as a centre back and defensive midfielder. During an eventful career at club level lasting from 1986 to 2006, Desailly won several titles, including UEFA Champions League medals with both Olympique de Marseille and A.C. Milan. Desailly also played for F.C. Nantes, Chelsea F.C., Al-Gharafa, and Qatar SC. At international level, he collected 116 caps between 1993 and 2004, and was a member of the France teams that won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2000. Desailly is currently living in Ghana and in June 2011 he opened a sports facility in Ghana called Lizzy Sports Complex.