He also was a respectable chairman of the FIFA technical and development committee. Throughout his career, his playing position had been the attacking midfielder. He was brilliant in this. At the same time, he is considered to be among the best passers listed in football history.
Also, he seeks attention in being the most excellent free-kick specialist of his time and the best finisher. For the same reason, he has the honor of scoring the maximum number of goals scored (9) in the European Championship tournaments final.
Michel’s senior career clubs include Nancy (1972 to 1979), Saint Etienne (1979 to 19820 and Juventus (1982 to 1987). During this, he participated in 432 domestic leagues and scored 224 goals. However, his national team (1976 to 1987) and the team that he managed (1988 to 1992) was France.
In this, he scored a total of 41 goals in 72 matches. He was not only the part but also the top goal scorer and the best player of the match, of the French winning National team in the 1984 European Championship. He also represented his nation in 1978, 1982, and 1986 world cups. He was part of the midfield players that outlined the heart of the French National Team throughout the 1980s.