Bernard Genghini

Bernard Genghini

Drawing of Bernard Genghini
Personal information
Full name Bernard Genghini
Date of birth (1958-01-18) 18 January 1958
Place of birth Soultz-Haut-Rhin, France
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1982 Sochaux 212 (71)
1982–1983 Saint-Étienne 41 (10)
1983–1986 Monaco 129 (57)
1986 Servette
1986–1988 Marseille 50 (6)
1988–1989 Bordeaux 4 (1)
National team
1980–1986 France 27 (6)
Teams managed
1992–1995 Mulhouse

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bernard Genghini (born 18 January 1958 in Soultz-Haut-Rhin, Haut-Rhin) is a French former football midfielder.


He earned 27 caps and scored six goals for the France national football team. He played in three major international tournaments: the 1982 World Cup Where he scored a free kick Vs Kuwait (fourth place), 1984 European Championships (champions), and the 1986 World Cup (third place).

Private life

Bernard Genghini is of Italian descent[1] and is the father of Benjamin Genghini, who is also a professional football player.


  1. Krasnoff, Lindsay Sarah (2012). The Making of Les Bleus: Sport in France, 1958-2010. Lexington Books.

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