Patrice Evra Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Patrice Evra
Date of Birth: 1981 , May-15
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: Senegal
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Patrice Evra
Birth Name Patrice Latyr Evra
Mother Juliette Evra
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Dakar
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Black
Profession Football
Working For English Club Manchester United
Salary 4.68 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color black
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 72 kg
Married yes
Married to Sandra
Children 2
Divorce No
Siblings Yes
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Patrice Latyr Evra was born 15 May 1981 is a French international footballer who plays for current team English club Manchester United in the Premier League. Firstly he played as an attacker, and now primarily plays as a left-back. Evra was born in Dakar. Dakar is the capital of Sengal. His mother is Juliette Evra .His father is  Guinean descent who is a Senegalese and Juliette,his mother is a Cape Verdean . He is one of the children among Twenty five where two are already expired. His father was a diplomat who had moved to Brussels in Belgium to work at the Senegalese embassy when Evra was twelve months old. At the age of three, his family again shifted from Belgium to France and settled in Les Ulis, a commune south of Paris.Initially the family settled in the local Bergeries neighborhood before they moved to the Hautes Plaines.Evra was brought up on Senegalese culture. The values and virtues then after became “Westernized”. At the age of he returned to Senegal for certain time holding not so good experience. He has not gone back the country as of 2011.He had suffered racial abuse from supporters of the Senegal national team because he had  chosen to represent France internationally over his native homeland during 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Evra manifested an interest for football at a young age. He was moved by the play of former Brazilian international Romário though he never had an idol. He also scored good grades in his school. Sandra is spouse of Evra and has a son, Lenny and a daughter, Maona from her. He has a  fluency in five languages including his native French ,English,Italain,Spanish.He also tried to learn Korean for better communication with former South Korean teammate Park Ji-Sung.

Patrice initiated his football career playing for hometown club CO Les Ulis.During the time of playing in the streets for many years,he was invited to the club by friend Tshymen Buhanga who informed the club about his talent. He remained under the club for a year under the observation of coach Jean-Claude Giordanella.He was a good kid, quiet and shy one. Earlier Evra had  played football in the striker position and, while training at Les Ulis, he went for trials with professional  clubs  Rennes and Lens. At the time of evaluations, Evra was rejected primarily due to his size. Evra went back to France for joining the professional club Nice in Ligue 2, the second division of French football. He did  the majority of his first season with the club playing with its team in the Championnat de France amateur, the fourth level of French football. He primarily played as a Midfielder on the team and appeared in 18 matches, converting one goal.He was given the number 26 shirt where he made his club debut on 7 October 2000 in the team's 7–2 defeat to Châteauroux with the left winger position. Evra made four more appearances during the campaign and he appeared as a substitute in defeats to Cannes, Nancy, and starting in the team's 3–0 win over Laval and 1–0 loss to Le Havre on the final match day of the season. Evra played basically as centre forward in the matches. Eva also made his appearances for under-21 in his international career. Evra, being a captain of French national team he tolerated the criticisms maintaining his stand regarding his future with the team.

His Salary is 4.68 million GBP (2012).With a height of 1.73 m and weight of 72 kg , Patrice is a defender for his current team Manchester United. Holding the jersey No.3, he’s been able to grab many honours with the club and individual as well which are as Premier League (5): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13 Football League Cup (3): 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10,FA Community Shield (5): 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008,UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year (1): 2003–2004, UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year (1): 2003–04, PFA Premier League Team of the Year (3): 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10,FIFA FIFPro World XI (1): 2009, UEFA Team of the Year (1): 2009

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