Coaches Who Lead by Example

Think of them as the by-products of the French football factory: the production line that spews out a plethora of outstanding players also churns out plenty of world-class coaches. The World Cup will serve as a showcase for the country's managerial surplus, with Frenchmen at the helm of four of the 32 squads bound for Asia. "It's a great tribute to the French development system," says former French star Didier Deschamps, who last year ended his playing career to become head coach of Monaco. "Since national teams can't recruit French players, they recruit French coaches."

At Korea/Japan 2002,...

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