The Best: Didier Deschamps adds another award to his career

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Didier Deschamps, Manager of France receives the trophy for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2018 during the The Best FIFA Football Awards Show at Royal Festival Hall on September 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Didier Deschamps, Manager of France receives the trophy for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2018 during the The Best FIFA Football Awards Show at Royal Festival Hall on September 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

The French manager won the 2018 FIFA World Cup with France in Russia, and now he has beaten Zlatko Dalic and Zinedine Zidane to be the best coach in the world

Didier Deschamps has been coaching France since 2012, and before this year he led the national team to the UEFA European Championship final in 2016.

But everything changed in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, where he and his footballers literally took the world by storm and won football’s most precious trophy.

Now, months after his most valuable win, he has been selected as The Best FIFA Men’s Coach.

Deschamps beat Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic and former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.

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He beat eleven managers originally shortlisted. Deschamps has had a fantastic managerial career, coaching Monaco and Marseille in the French Ligue 1, while managing Juventus in the Italian Lega Serie A.

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award:
2016: Claudio Ranieri – Leicester City
2017: Zinedine Zidane – Real Madrid
2018: Didier Deschamps – France