As one of the greatest professional footballers of the France national football team, Marcel Desailly won numerous honors and trophies for the squad. He was born in Accra, Ghana on Sep. 7, 1968. He was nicknamed “The Rock” for consistency, strength and hard-tackling playing style on football fields. In his whole playing career, Marcel Desailly integrated aggression, stamina and competitive control ability into hard playing style. In view of outstanding performance than ordinary footballers, he was listed into the FIFA 100 in 2001, being an excellent member of the world greatest professional footballer.
In his autobiography, his stance loyal to France is clearly written onto it. There is no doubt that this action won sincere respects from all over the France. In 1993, he accomplished his first appearance at a international competition. Although forced out of the football fields in the final, he is an inevitable footballer pulling on France football shirt for the French squad. All classic scenes of him on football fields will be inscribed in the hearts of loyal football fans.