|Arsène Wenger Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3¼ in|
|Date of Birth||October 22, 1949|
Arsène Wenger is a French football manager who led his club Arsenal to unchartered success during his decades-long tenure from 1996 to 2018. Additionally, he has also coached international clubs like Monaco (1987-1994) and Nagoya Grampus (1994-1996).
Arsène Charles Ernest Wenger
Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Arsène graduated from the University of Strasbourg with degrees in Engineering and Economics.
Football Manager, Former Player
- Father – Alphonse Wenger
- Mother – Louise Wenger
- Siblings – Guy Wenger (Older Brother). He also has an older sister.
6 ft 3¼ in or 191 cm
94 kg or 207 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Arsène Wenger has dated –
- Annie Brosterhous (1996-2015) – Wenger married former basketball player Annie Brosterhous in December 2010, after a courtship of nearly 14 years. Their daughter Léa Wenger was born in 1997. However, the couple split up in 2015.
- Sonia Tatar
Race / Ethnicity
He has French-German ancestry.
However, his hair has turned gray due to his advanced age.
Tall and lean stature
Arsène Wenger Facts
- He is fluent in several languages such as French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, and a little Japanese.
- In 2002, he received France’s highest decoration – the Légion d’honneur.
- Arsène was appointed an Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to football during the 2003 Birthday Honours.
- In 2006, he was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.
- As of 2020, he has been the longest-serving manager of Arsenal from 1996 to 2018. During this time, his club has won the Premier League title thrice in 1997-1998, 2001-2002, and 2003-2004.
- In October 2020, he published a book titled My Life in Red & White: My Autobiography.
- Between May 2003 and October 2004, Arsène led his club to an unbeaten run of 49 games with 36 wins and 13 draws. However, this historic record was broken on October 24, 2004, when Manchester United defeated Arsenal 2-0 with a controversial penalty kick that was converted by Van Nistelrooy.
- In July 2023, Arsenal Football Club unveiled Arsene’s 3.5-meter-tall statue outside the Emirates Stadium.
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