A player who spends his entire career in one and the same club. A phrase that seems to be becoming obsolete and the cases of which are becoming increasingly rare as the years and generations go by. However, some legends have been built around this myth of the uniqueness of these true marriages of love.
Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, Tony Adams, Jamie Carragher, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Sepp Maier, Berti Vogts, Rinus Michels, Carles Puyol or Manuel Sanchis to name a few. Some French people have also remained throughout their footballing life within the same entity.
The Loïc Perrins, Romain Danzé, Éric Sikora, Nicolas Seube, Johan Radet, Claude Puel, Jean-Luc Ettori, Marc Planus among others, and even the DFCO B coach, Christophe Point, then on the side of SM Caen.
In Dijon, Stéphane Jobard was, in his time, a faithful among the faithful between the Circle and the DFCO. Just like Grégory Péres, also passed in the ranks of Dijon FC. Today, loyalty is embodied by Jordan Marié (29) in the Dijon club, even if Fouad Chafik and Frédéric Sammaritano can claim this title.
“I hope to be part of the plans”
Launched by Olivier Dall’Oglio on January 28, 2013, the native of Épinal – landed in Côte-d’Or from an early age – is the oldest of the Dijon workforce since the departure of Julio Tavares last summer .
With 226 matches in all competitions played under the colors of the DFCO, Jordan Marié is getting closer to Romain Amalfitano (230) and Baptiste Reynet (237), but still remains far from Julio Tavares (270) and Stéphane Mangione (287).
Nevertheless, the Burgundian n ° 14 should indeed remain in the city of the Dukes next season, he who is under contract until 2022 and whose profile corresponds perfectly with the objective of rebirth of the club in values. now missing.
“I hope to be part of the plans, even if I have not discussed with the president,” he admits. “We will leave with those who have the best mentality, with those who first think of the club before them,” says Jordan Marié.
“It can fully fit into my desire to create a group and a state of mind. He is the kind of player who qualifies as a “club”. It is not pejorative, they are players who have values ”, underlines for his part David Linarès, who established him during the last three matches, including one as sentry against Nice, with success. A new bowstring from Jordan Marié for the future.