Birth Name: Christian Lali Karembeu
Place of Birth: Lifou, New Caledonia
Date of Birth: 3 December, 1970
Ethnicity: New Caledonian Kanak (Pacific Islander)
Christian Karembeu is a French retired international footballer. He was a vital player in the French team that won the 1998 World Cup.
Christian was born in Lifou, New Caledonia. New Caledonia is a French overseas territory in the Pacific Islands. At the age of seventeen, he moved to France on a scholarship to study and play football.
The Kanak are the indigenous Melanesian inhabitants of New Caledonia. According to the 2009 census, they constitute 40.3% of the total population of New Caledonia, with 99,078 people.
Christian was previously married to Slovak model Adriana Karembeu.
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