Bernard Genghini

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Bernard Genghini
Bernard Genghini en 1979 (FC Sochaux).jpg
Bernard Genghini(1979)
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-01-18) 18 January 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth Soultz-Haut-Rhin, France
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1982 Sochaux 212 (71)
1982–1983 Saint-Étienne 41 (10)
1983–1986 Monaco 129 (57)
1986 Servette 6 (1)
1986–1988 Marseille 50 (6)
1988–1989 Bordeaux 4 (1)
Total 442 (146)
National team
1980–1986 France 27 (6)
Teams managed
1992–1995 Mulhouse
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bernard Genghini (born 18 January 1958 in Soultz-Haut-Rhin, Haut-Rhin) is a French former footballer who played as a midfielder.

International career[edit]

He earned 27 caps and scored six goals for the France national football team. He played in three major international tournaments: the 1982 World Cup where he scored free kicks Vs Kuwait and Austria (fourth place), 1984 European Championships (champions, playing as a substitute in the final), and the 1986 World Cup (third place).

Personal life[edit]

Bernard Genghini is of Italian descent[1] and is the father of Benjamin Genghini, who is also a professional football player.[2]


  1. ^ Krasnoff, Lindsay Sarah (2012). The Making of Les Bleus: Sport in France, 1958-2010. Lexington Books. ISBN 9780739175095.
  2. ^ "Genghini, au nom du père… et du fils".

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