Retro Football: 11 Awesome Photos Of Michel Platini In His Prime

Ollie Irish

6th, September 2010


By Ollie Irish

Old Michel wasn’t always the pudgy driver of Uefa’s gravy train. Once upon a time, he was the best midfielder in Europe and an all-round very cool cat. No, really…


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On the ball for France at the 1978 World Cup

Photos: PA

Oh, I love the French kits of the early 1980s. So cool. And what a brilliant team France had in 1982 (when they deserved to win the World Cup, but were confounded by the Villain Harald Schumacher) and 1984 (when they did win the Euros).