Where is Patrick Vieira now?
One of the most decorated players in history with a World Cup winners medal and a European Championship winners medal to his name, Patrick Vieira decided to hang up his boots in July 2011 after two seasons at Manchester City.
Patrick Vieira was immediately appointed as football development executive at Manchester City with a role to oversee aspects such as youth development, commerical partners and the clubs social responsibility programme, City in the Community.
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In 2013, Patrick Vieira joined the coaching staff at Manchester City as head of the Elite Development Squad.
Highlights of his coaching career at City include taking the Under 19’s through to the last 16 of a major European competition for the first time and also guiding the Under 21’s to the Premier League Cup Final.
In November 2015 Vieira was appointed manager of Manchester City’s sister club, MLS side New York City where he coached the likes of Frank Lampard, Andrea Pirlo and David Villa.
Vieira’s first full season in the MLS was deemed a huge success guiding his side to second place in the Eastern Conference and reaching their first ever play-off.
At the start of 2016 Vieira was awarded a tribute award from the Football Writer’s Association for his contribution to English football.
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Patrick Vieira: Premier League Statistics
|Premier League Teams Played for||Arsenal, Manchester City|
Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com