Who is Laurent Platini? Biography of Michel Platini’s son

Laurent Platini

Who is Laurent Platini?

Laurent Platini is popularly known as the son of Michel François Platini, a former French professional football player, football administrator, and manager. Platini, who is recognized as one of the greatest players in football history, won the Ballon d’Or three times in a row from 1983 to 1985. In addition, he came in sixth place in the FIFA Player of the Century election.

Quick Fact

Full nameLaurent Platini
Date of birth March 2, 1979
Age44 years old
Place of birthFrance
Sex Female
ProfessionCelebrity child
Parent Michel PlatiniChristelle Platini
Grandparents Aldo Platini, Anna Platini
AuntMartine Platini
SiblingsMarine Platini
Net worthN/A


Laurent Platini was born on  March 2, 1979, in France to his parent  Michel Platini, and Christelle Platini. He is 44 years old as of 2023. He has French nationality. Being the son of French football administrator and former player and manager Michel Platini makes him famous.


He is not the only child of his parent, He has a sibling called; Marine Platini(born in 1980)

ALSO, READ: Who is Marine Platini? Biography of Michel Platini’s daughter


Although Laurent Platini is a licensed Jurist, he has spent the majority of his career in professional sports. He was nominated for the jobs of Director of Business Development and Director of Lagardère Sports’ Events Division in France.

In France, Laurent Platini is in charge of Lagardère Sports’ business expansion, including the recently combined merchandise and licensing operation. He started out as a legal officer for the Paris Saint-Germain football club in 2005, then in 2009, he moved on to become the vice president of legal affairs for the Lagardère Group’s sports business. Laurent was chosen in 2011 to serve as the managing director of Burda Sport, a business owned by Qatar Sports Investment. Laurent has been recruited by Lagardère Sports and will work with the organization to provide the groundwork for an extensive worldwide and domestic business development strategy in order to support Lagardère Sports’ economic expansion.

Bio of her father’s career

Former player and manager Michel François Platini now works as a football administrator in France. Platini, who is regarded as one of the best footballers of all time, finished sixth in the FIFA Player of the Century voting and won the Ballon d’Or three times in a row in 1983, 1984, and 1985. He was appointed an Officier of the Légion d’honneur in 1998 and a Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur in 1985 as a result of his accomplishments. In 2015, while serving as the president of UEFA, he was banned from all football-related activities by FIFA due to ethical transgressions. It will be in effect until 2023.

Platini played for the team’s Nancy, Saint-Étienne, and Juventus throughout his career. He was a prolific goal scorer who led Juventus to victory in the 1984–85 European Cup. Platini was a vital member of the France national team that won the 1984 European Championship and advanced to the semi-finals of the 1982 and 1986 World Cups. He was also the tournament’s top scorer and best player.

Bio of his parent relationship

Christelle Platini and Michel Platini are the parent of Laurent Platini . Michel Platini and Christelle Platini started dating in their teenage years. The couple dated for several years before marrying in 1977. Michel and Christelle got married in a spectacular wedding ceremony in 1977, while Michel was in his early 20s and Christelle was in her teens. Michel Platini, who was born on June 21, 1955, is five years older than his wife Christelle, who was born on June 21, 1955. The couple was blessed with two lovely children, named; Marine Platini(Daughter) and Christelle Platini(Son)

ALSO, READ: Christelle Platini: Biography of Michel Platini’s wife

Net worth

Laurent Platini’s net worth is unknown at the moment. His father, Michel Platini has an estimated net worth of about $15 million.

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