Patrick Vieira was born in Dakar, Senegal on Jun. 23, 1976. As a former prolific footballer, he achieved numerous titles and trophies throughout whole playing career. In view of great success in football field, he was widely regarded as one of the most successful footballers of his generation. He moved to Dreux, France with his family from Senegal at the age of 8. After his parents divorced, he lived with her mother. Since then, he lived in a single-parent family. When he was 17 years old, he started playing career from Cannes. After served for the club, he transferred to Milan, Arsenal, Juventus, Inter Milan and Manchester City successively.
He accomplished his first appearance in France football kit at a major competition against Netherlands. Under his help, the France national football team won the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup. After Zinedine Zidane’s retirement, he turned to be the captain of France squad. After ended his professional playing career, he, behind the curtain, to guide the the team in a strategic manner.