Picture : Didier Deschamps is the Head Coach of France National Team since 2012 !
THE WORLD'S BEST MAN NATIONAL COACH 2020 : DIDIER DESCHAMPS (FRANCE)
After 2018, year of the FIFA World Cup winning, Didier Deschamps wins in 2020 his second IFFHS Award of THE WORLD’S BEST NATIONAL COACH. With 100 points, he preceded Roberto Martinez, Belgium’s Coach for 5 points only and Luis Enrique, Spain’s national coach for 40 points.
Due to the COVID, the international season was reduced this year, but the results of the French national team were the best of all countries in the Nations League with 5 wins and one draw in 6 matches.
After Aimé Jacquet (1998), Roger Lemerre (2000) and Jacques Santini (2003), Didier Deschamps is the 4th French National Coach to win the IFFHS Award. He is also the 4th National Coach to have won two Awards or more, with Vicente Del Bosque (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013), Joaquim Löw (2014, 2017) and Fernando Santos (2016, 2019) since the creation of the Award in 1996.
Deschamps is also with Franz Beckenbauer and Mario Zagalo, the only coach in the History to have won the FIFA World Cup as Player, Captain and Coach !