|Date of birth||7 April 1961|
|Place of birth||Bastia, France|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|1984–1986||Sporting Toulon Var||76||(0)|
|1990–1993||Olympique de Marseille||84||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olmeta is good friends with Eric Cantona and has played in two testimonials for the Rest of the World against Manchester United. He played in the Munich testimonial in 1998 and also Sir Alex Ferguson's testimonial in 1999. In 2010, Olmeta played in goal for United in a charity game in aid of Sport Relief.
He represented France in the Beach Soccer World Cup 2001 and was awarded the title of 'Best Goalkeeper' in the tournament.
Olmeta married Séverine on 20 August 2004. They have a daughter, Cassandra Olmeta (born 6 January 2002) and a son, Lysandre Olmeta (born August 2005). He also has a daughter, Joanna Olmeta (born 1991), from a previous marriage.
He's known to have killed an elephant in 2012.
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