Arsene Wenger was born on October 22, 1949 in Strasbourg, France. Photo: David Klein/Reuters
LONDON – Fact file on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman announced on Friday he will leave the club at the end of the season after almost 22 years in charge: 

Name: Arsene Wenger
Date of birth: October 22, 1949
Place of birth: Strasbourg, France
Age: 68

Playing career
Position: defender
Clubs: Mutzig (1969-73/FRA), Mulhouse (1973-75/FRA), ASPV Strasbourg (1975-78/FRA), RC Strasbourg (1978-81/FRA)
Ligue 1: 1978-79

Wenger was a defender at clubs Mutzig, Mulhouse, ASPV Strasbourg and RC Strasbourg. Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Managerial career
Clubs: Nancy (1984-87/FRA), Monaco (1987-94/FRA), Nagoya Grampus Eight (1995-96/JPN), Arsenal (1996-2018/ENG)
Ligue 1: 1987-88
French Cup: 1990-91
Emperor's Cup: 1995
J-League Super Cup: 1996
Premier League (3): 1997-98, 2001-02, 2003-04
FA Cup (7): 1997-98, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2004-05, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17
Community Shield (7): 1998, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2015, 2017

Wenger's managerial career started at the club Nancy in 1984. Photo: Scott Heppell/Reuters
Individual awards
J-League Manager of the Year: 1995
Premier League Manager of the Year: 1998, 2002, 2004
League Managers' Association (LMA) Manager of the Year: 2002, 2004
International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) World Coach of the Decade: 2000-2010
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award: 2002, 2004
France Football French Manager of the Year: 2008

French Legion d'Honneur: 2002
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE): 2003


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