Of a family Kanak of ten eight children, married with the Slovak mannequin Adriana Sklenaříková, its dream was to mark a goal by a wing of pigeon (i.e. to fold the leg on the level it knee to carry the foot on the side with an aim of striking the balloon). Failing to have carried out this dream, he plays for the Real Madrid of 1997 to 2000 whole while contributing to the victory of the team of France of football at the time of the World cup 1998, in France, and with the championship of Europe of the Nations 2000, two major tests of world football.
In spite of its many selections in Team of France, he always refused to sing the Marseillaise , in reference to the colonial past of France in his country, New Caledonia. Its paternal great-grandfather formed in particular part of the kanaks exhibés with the Zoological gardens at the time of the colonial Exposition of 1931.
He finishes his professional path with SC Bastia. He made a few months in England in Birmingham.
In October 2006, it becomes consulting for the comment of the matches diffused by France Televisions.
- First Match in D1: Nantes 2-3 Auxerre on May 4th, 1991
- First selection: France 2-1 Finland on November 14th, 1992
Career in clubs
- 1990 - 1995:
- 1995 - 1997 (Dec.):
- 1997 (Dec.) - 2000:
- 2000 - 2001:
- 2001 - 2004:
- 2004 - 2005 (janv.):
- 2005 (janv.) - 2005:
- 2005 - 2006: month England
Prize listChristian Karembeu is one of the most titrated French players:
1 selection equips FIFA with it, in 1999 vis-a-vis the team of Africa de Mandela in Johannesbourg.
Equip with France
- Victorious of the World cup 1998 (France).
- Victorious of the Cut of the Confederations 2001 (France).
- Victorious of the Euro 2000 (France).
- Victorious of the Cut Kirin 1994 (France).
- 53 selections and 1 goal in Team of France (1992 - 2002).
- Victorious of the League of the Champions: 1998 and 2000 (Real Madrid)
- Champion of France: 1995 (FC Nantes)
- Champion of Greece: 2002 and 2003 (Olympiakos Pirée)
- Finalist of the Supercoupe of the UEFA: 1998 (Real Madrid)
- Finalist of the Coupe de France: 1993 (FC Nantes)
- Finalist of the Cut of Greece: 2002 and 2004 (Olympiakos Pirée)
(Various seasonal worker: trophy Vincenzo Spagnolo (1996 - Genoa), of Cartagène (1998 and 1999 - Real), Real Balompédica Linense (1999 - Real), cut Pirelli (1999 - Real), tournament Santiago Bernabéu (1998 - Real))
- Better player of the championship of Greece 2002
- Player océanien of the year 1995 and 1998
- 3rd player océanien of XXe century (IFFHS)
- Legion of Honor 1998
NoticeAccording to the rules of FIFA, Christian Karembeu can theoretically play for the New Caledonia, since which he did not play of international match since the creation of this team in 2004.
ReprocessChristian wishes to become trainer of football. He travels much in company of his wife Adriana Karembeu, and invested in industrial bakery.
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