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Saudi Arabia’s football coach is husband or wife to ex-spouse of manager who also pulled off Globe Cup wonder


The mentor who guided Saudi Arabia to the gain around Argentina that shocked the environment today is a vibrant character whose glamorous associate was formerly married to a different worldwide supervisor who oversaw a famous Entire world Cup shock of his own.

Saudi manager Herve Renard, 54, is in a romantic relationship with Viviane Dièye, the widow of Senegal countrywide mentor Bruno Metsu who died from most cancers in 2013.

Just as Renard caused a worldwide feeling himself these days, so his partner’s former partner did 20 a long time ago when he guided Senegal to a first spherical victory more than then Planet Champions France.

Renard and Dièye, who the two experienced a few kids, fell in really like right after Metsu’s demise when Herve was supervisor of Morocco and turned an item.

The pair are rumoured to be setting up to wed before long them selves.

Renard has 3 young children – Candice, Kevin and Audrey. Candice has come to be really substantial profile in France, showing in a range of truth Tv reveals.

Saudi manager Herve Renard (right), 54, is in a relationship with Viviane Dièye (left)

Saudi manager Herve Renard (right), 54, is in a relationship with Viviane Dièye (left)

She is the widow of Senegal national coach Bruno Metsu (left) who died from cancer in 2013

She is the widow of Senegal national mentor Bruno Metsu (still left) who died from cancer in 2013

The 25-calendar year-outdated was matter to a vicious assault during her father’s tenure as Morocco supervisor when she was attacked soon after a match in the Ivory Coast.

Renard was remaining shut to tears soon after the incident which transpired when Candice was ready to satisfy him outside the house the group dressing space when she was caught in a melee involving angry nearby admirers – and was strike by safety guards with batons. She later had to be stretchered away.

He reported later on: ‘I will not know how people today can behave like that to my daughter.’

Viviane, who arrives from Senegal, fulfilled her very first spouse in Italy and he converted to Islam as their romantic relationship made.

Ms Dièye has gone into organization in Morocco the place she lived when Renard was taking care of the countrywide team. She owns and runs a sports activities retailer in a Casablanca buying centre

With her 1st spouse she had three kids, Enzo, Noah, and Maeva – and she is also stepmother to a fourth, Remy, from a earlier romantic relationship of Metu’s.

Renard has three children – Candice, Kevin and Audrey. The 25-year-old was subject to a vicious assault during her father's tenure as Morocco manager when she was attacked after a match in the Ivory Coast

Renard has three little ones – Candice, Kevin and Audrey. The 25-year-previous was issue to a vicious assault all through her father’s tenure as Morocco supervisor when she was attacked just after a match in the Ivory Coast

Following Metsu’s demise she gave an job interview to a Gulf publication in which she spoke of ‘how she could proudly say that she expended a excellent 10 years by his side’

Renard, who was born in France, is recognized for putting on his fortunate white shirt.

By his very own admission he was an normal player whose career in the lessen of the French leagues finished in 1998 when he experienced a occupation ending knee harm.

He commenced coaching with lower league aspect SC Drguignan, turning up for coaching sessions in the evening obtaining obtained up at 2.30am to perform as an office environment cleaner.

He would sooner or later start his very own industrial cleaning corporation, but never lost his appreciate for football and after spells as a coach in China and Vietnam was appointed manager of Cambridge United in the Uk in 2004.

The position lasted months right before he was sacked when Cambridge were being relegated from the football league. He received 4 of his 26 games in cost.

His fortunes reversed by 2010 after stints operating for unique nationwide teams across Asia and Africa.

Candice has become quite high profile in France, appearing in a number of reality TV shows

Candice has become pretty significant profile in France, showing up in a variety of truth Television set shows

He led Zambia and the Ivory Coast to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2012 and 2015.

3 decades ago, he signed a deal to mentor the Saudi national staff acquiring been sacked as the Moroccan team’s coach – inspite of having them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

In distinction to Renard’s vibrant lifetime tale, the heroic Saudi Arabian football crew have incredibly lower profiles – and are as considerably taken off from the glitz and glamorous way of living savored by several of the other Planet Cup stars as attainable.

Whilst savoring bumper salaries participating in in the Saudi expert league, they do not flaunt their prosperity with Instagram photographs of their high priced vehicles or visits to 5 star resorts.

And there is not a WAG in sight on any of their social media sites.

Only two of the ‘Green Falcons’ that were being component of the sensational victory about match favourites Argentina really have lively social media profiles.

The Instagram accounts of Saleh Al-Sheri – who scored the equaliser from the a great deal fancied Lionel Messi’s crew – and Nawaf Al Abed just display the players included in matches or on the training floor.

Only two of the 'Green Falcons' that were part of the sensational victory over tournament favourites Argentina actually have active social media profiles

Only two of the ‘Green Falcons’ that were aspect of the sensational victory around tournament favourites Argentina essentially have energetic social media profiles

The Instagram accounts of Saleh Al-Sheri - who scored the equaliser against the much fancied Lionel Messi's team - and Nawaf Al Abed simply show the players involved in matches or on the training ground

The Instagram accounts of Saleh Al-Sheri – who scored the equaliser against the much fancied Lionel Messi’s workforce – and Nawaf Al Abed only demonstrate the players involved in matches or on the coaching ground

There are no selfies at beach front side resorts, and being Muslim, not a fall of alcohol is in sight in any of the pics posted to their followers.

Al Sheri’s most the latest publishing confirmed him strolling down the measures of the jet that flew the workforce to Qatar.

The 29-year-previous participant is one of the several between the Saudi group to have played overseas during his job.

He experienced a brief stint with Portuguese aspect Beira-Mar but has put in the bulk of his occupation taking part in domestic football in the Arab kingdom.

The team’s match winner remaining winger Salem Al-Dawsari has nearly performed in Europe 4 a long time ago.

Less than a collaborative agreement concerning the Saudi Arabian Football Federation and Spain’s La Liga league he joined Villarreal on bank loan.

Al-Dawsari made a one look as a substitute on the remaining day of the 2017/18 time towards Authentic Madrid.

The 31-yr-previous is a just one club gentleman getting performed 309 moments for Al-Hilal, Saudi Arabia’s prime domestic crew.

Most of the other Saudi players have graduated from the junior ranks to make the countrywide team and have however to attract the consideration of European clubs.

Given the heroics to maintain out Argentina that may all adjust as Europe’s prime clubs look to strengthen their teams.

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