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|Date of birth||27 October 1939|
|Place of birth||Charvieu, France|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Djorkaeff made his debut as a professional footballer playing for Lyon in a match against Limoges on 28 December 1958. Though he started out as a striker, he was famous for his work as central defender and appeared in over 500 matches in the French football league. He spent a total of 16 seasons with the league, during which he played with only three clubs (eight seasons with Lyon, four with Marseille, and four with Paris FC). He won the Coupe de France (French Cup) twice, the first time with Lyons in 1964 and the second with Marseille in 1969.
Today Jean Djorkaeff serves as the director of the Coupe de France commission.
- Jean Djorkaeff at National-Football-Teams.com
- Biography on a Marseille fan site (in French)
- Interview with Jean Djorkaeff[permanent dead link] (in French)
- fff.fr (in French)
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