The 98 world champion Fabien Barthez has landed in Toulouse in the role of consultant for the goalkeepers. Besides, he would like to be a help for other teams.
After starting his professional career in Toulouse, Fabien Barthez returned to the club as a goalkeeper consultant. Alongside the goalkeeper coach Rudy Riou, he wishes to bring his perspective and advice to the goalkeepers of the Ligue 2 training. Moreover, he has planned to intervene four to five weeks in the season. According to the Team, Barthez wanted to help other Ligue 1 formations.
Barthez wants to “focus on the goalkeepers of the pro sector … and training”
“I would like to work with 2-3 other clubs per season and spend between 5 and 6 weeks there for each one,” said the world champion. To focus on goalkeepers in the pro sector, but also on training ”. In addition, he gave his vision of the position which has become very important within a team.
“The pleasure of the game, the job, your role in the team and the collective, it all starts with education. The goalkeeper must assert his personality. He must remain himself. I can bring in this role what the big ones gave me of deepest “, explained Barthez, giving as example Bruno Martini, Jean-Luc Ettori or even Jean Castaneda. He is therefore in the state of mind to pass on his knowledge to the young goalkeepers.
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