Meet Mrs. Chantal Favre; this gorgeous lady is the pretty wife of Swiss soccer coach Lucien Favre, a former soccer player and current head coach for Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund.
Echallens native, Chantal and Lucien met as when he was 15 at a church fair; they dated for a couple of years and eventually tied the knot in 1980.
Chantal gave birth to her son Loic on January 20, 1983, in Switzerland; like his old man, Loic was a soccer player. As a midfielder, he played for Yverdon Jugend, later for Yverdon-Sport, where he trained under his father’s direction.
Subsequently, played for Lausanne-Sport and AC Bellinzona. Nowadays, Loic is a scout.
In addition to Loic, Chantal and Lucien have a daughter named Virginie, 37, her name was chosen by Lucien, while Chantal chose her son’s. Virginie Favre is a biologist in Geneva.