|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
75 kg or 165.5 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.
- 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.
- Astronomer Ian P. Griffin, an Arsenal fan, named an asteroid 33179 Arsènewenger after his favorite club manager in 1998.
- 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.
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