TalentLyfe

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INTEGRITY.
COMMITMENT.
RESULTS.

Talent Lyfe is an innovative agency to represent elite athletes and young talent across all professional sports.

About Talent Lyfe

The launch of Talent Lyfe represents a genuinely significant moment in the representation of elite athletes around the world. We place the interests of our clients at the very centre of what we do, and our innovative approach to management connects athletes with opportunities that define careers and secures their future. Talent Lyfe aims to build their careers, grow their businesses, and elevate the brands of those we represent. Ambitious and courageous, Talent Lyfe pushes the boundaries of what’s possible and the future is incredibly exciting. 

BEHIND Talent Lyfe

OUR WORLD-CLASS TEAM PLACE YOU
IN A POSITION TO SUCCEED

As a trusted advisor, MSI supports clients on all aspects of their careers by connecting them to the type of opportunities that can take careers to the next stage whilst also securing their future.

our services

our services

PLAYER PRESENTATION

We safeguard the interests of the player in a professional and conscientious manner

BRAND IMAGE AND DEVELOPMENT

Develop visual identity of the player such as improving football players’ personal branding by developing a unique and customized plan for their social media accounts, IP development, and product development.

Commercialization

Our endorsements team works tirelessly to create opportunities between clients and likeminded companies that lead to meaningful and lasting partnerships as well as brand awareness. I.e Brand management, reputation management, athletic coaching, PR, legal support, and global positioning

Post Career Advisory and Launchpad

TalentLyfe works closely with clients and their families to prepare for life after sport – preparation is key and it is never too early to start planning for success.

Content & Broadcasting

TalentLyfe helps clients showcase their knowledge and expertise by working with our network to secure media opportunities across all platforms. We also provide all the necessary prep work for appearances including media training and styling.

Training, Performance, Analytics And Research

Talent Lyfe works with world-class specialists to develop and deliver customised training programmes for clients. Analytics, technology and research sits at the heart of everything we do.

Philanthropy

Making your mark off the field is important, and our team is on hand to help you help others. Talent Lyfe advises clients on how best to harnesses the power of sport, and their brand, to make positive change within the community.

CONCIERGE

Elite athletes need to focus their energy on performance, not logistics. This is why our team manages all the travel and logistics requirements for clients and their families.

CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

MSI is the strongest possible advocate for its clients with a world-class team of advisors. We get results at the negotiating table because we know exactly how much value our clients represent.

TRAINING, PERFORMANCE, ANALYTICS AND RESEARCH

MSI works with world-class specialists to develop and deliver customised training programmes for clients. Analytics, technology and research sits at the heart of everything we do.

ENDORSEMENTS AND BRAND

Our endorsements team works tirelessly to create opportunities between clients and likeminded companies that lead to meaningful and lasting partnerships as well as brand awareness.

BROADCASTING

MSI helps clients showcase their knowledge and expertise by working with our network to secure media opportunities across all platforms. We also provide all the necessary prep work for appearances including media training and styling.

CONCIERGE SERVICES

Elite athletes need to focus their energy on performance, not logistics. This is why our team manages all the travel and logistics requirements for clients and their families.

PHILANTHROPY

Making your mark off the field is important, and our team is on hand to help you help others. MSI advises clients on how best to harnesses the power of sport, and their brand, to make positive change within the community.

POST PLAYING CAREER DEVELOPMENT

MSI works closely with clients and their families to prepare for life after sport - preparation is key and it is never too early to start planning for success.

TALENT LYFE PROVIDES THE HIGHEST QUALITY
OF REPRESENTATION THERE IS

We manage an impressive portfolio of world-class athletes from emerging talent right
through to established international veterans.

DETERMINATION

Our impressive growth is precisely because of a relentless determination to succeed, a trust-based business strategy, and a track record of delivering results.

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TRUST

With strong, trusted relationships across the globe, we are perfectly placed to help our clients set and accomplish health, performance, and financial goals.

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OPPORTUNITIES

Crucially, our team connects clients with revenue and marketing opportunities to build their profile and create successful partnerships with global brands.

TRUST

With strong, trusted relationships across the globe, we are perfectly placed to help our clients set and accomplish health, performance, and financial goals.

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DETERMINATION

Our impressive growth is precisely because of a relentless determination to succeed, a trust-based business strategy, and a track record of delivering results.

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OPPORTUNITIES

Crucially, our team connects clients with revenue and marketing opportunities to build their profile and create successful partnerships with global brands.

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SUCCESS

We work hard to place our clients in a position of success and provide tailored support at every stage of their career

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IMPACT

Helping clients make an impact outside their sport is something that we believe is important for athletes, their families and the community as a whole.

SUCCESS

We work hard to place our clients in a position of success and provide tailored support at every stage of their career

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IMPACT

Helping clients make an impact outside their sport is something that we believe is important for athletes, their families and the community as a whole.

MIKAËL SILVESTRE

FOUNDER AND CEO  – MIKAËL SILVESTRE 

BIO

Mikaël Silvestre is the founder and CEO of the Talent Lyfe – a global agency that provides the highest quality of representation there is for elite athletes around the world.

Prior to establishing his own agency, Mikaël was head of football at a London-based firm representing a range of football stars including David Luiz, Philippe Coutinho, Willian, Richarlison, Layvin Kurzawa and Riyad Mahrez among others.

In 2015, Mikaël accepted an offer to become director of football Stade Rennais FC after graduating from Limoges University with a Masters in Sports Management.

Mikaël retired in 2014 after a hugely successful career as a world-class footballer and having won five Premier League titles, the UEFA Champions League, FIFA World Club Cup, FA Cup, League Cup, two Community Shields as well as two FIFA Confederations Cups.

Starting his career at Stade Rennais FC, Mikaël moved to Inter Milan before spending nine seasons at Manchester United under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson. In May 2008, Mikaël signed for Arsenal and played for two seasons under Arsène Wenger before moving to Germany to join SV Werder Bremen. In 2013, Mikaël moved to the United States to join The Portland Timbers before finishing his career in the Indian Super League with Chennaiyin FC.

On the international front, Mikaël was selected to represent his native France over 40 times, and was part of the team that won the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2001 and 2003, and runners up in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.

CAREER STATS

🇫🇷 40 International Appearances
 542 Club Appearances
TROPHIES WON
🏆 x5 Premier League
🏆 UEFA Champions League
🏆 FIFA Club World Cup
🏆 FA Cup
🏆 League Cup
🏆  x2 Community Shield
🏆  x2 FIFA Conf. Cup

BEHIND Talent Lyfe

CEO

Hamid Dahoub

GENERAL DIRECTOR

Jess Hurtado

Talent Manager

Sébastien Ligoule

VIDEO ANALYST

Aurélien Montaroup

TALENT MANAGER

Headquarters in Dubai

Our team is spread across Paris, LA, London, Dakar, Miami and Bogota.

“Mikaël is a fantastic athlete and a great man. He went on to be a brilliant player for me and served the club for nine years. Mikaël was a consummate professional, had the respect of everyone he worked with, and was a key part of a very successful period for Manchester United. When I heard he was setting up his own programme I was really pleased. Mikaël has a great understanding of football so I have no doubt that his project will be a success.”
– Sir Alex Ferguson

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Mikaël Silvestre – former Manchester United star – selects Dubai to launch ‘Talent Lyfe’

an innovative agency to represent elite athletes and young talent across all professional sports.

Mikaël Silvestre – former Manchester United star – selects Dubai to launch ‘Talent Lyfe’

Today, former Manchester United and France international footballer Mikaël Silvestre officially announced the launch of Talent Lyfe,

We safeguard the interests of the player in a professional and conscientious manner
Develop visual identity of the player such as improving football players’ personal branding by developing a unique and customized plan for their social media accounts, IP development, and product development.
Our endorsements team works tirelessly to create opportunities between clients and likeminded companies that lead to meaningful and lasting partnerships as well as brand awareness. I.e Brand management, reputation management, athletic coaching, PR, legal support, and global positioning
TalentLyfe works closely with clients and their families to prepare for life after sport – preparation is key and it is never too early to start planning for success.
TalentLyfe helps clients showcase their knowledge and expertise by working with our network to secure media opportunities across all platforms. We also provide all the necessary prep work for appearances including media training and styling.
Talent Lyfe works with world-class specialists to develop and deliver customised training programmes for clients. Analytics, technology and research sits at the heart of everything we do.
Making your mark off the field is important, and our team is on hand to help you help others. Talent Lyfe advises clients on how best to harnesses the power of sport, and their brand, to make positive change within the community.
Elite athletes need to focus their energy on performance, not logistics. This is why our team manages all the travel and logistics requirements for clients and their families.

MIKAEL SILVESTRE

FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR – MIKAEL SILVESTRE INSTITUTE

BIO

Mikael Silvestre is the founder and managing director of the Mikael Silvestre Institute (MSI) – a global agency that provides the highest quality of representation there is for elite athletes around the world.

Prior to establishing his own agency, Mikael was head of football at a London-based firm representing a range of football stars including David Luiz, Philippe Coutinho, Willian, Richarlison, Layvin Kurzawa and Riyad Mahrez among others.

In 2015, Mikael accepted an offer to become director of football Stade Rennais FC after graduating from Limoges University with a Masters in Sports Management.

Mikael retired in 2014 after a hugely successful career as a world-class footballer and having won five Premier League titles, the UEFA Champions League, FIFA World Club Cup, FA Cup, League Cup, two Community Shields as well as two FIFA Confederations Cups.

Starting his career at Stade Rennais FC, Mikael moved to Inter Milan before spending nine seasons at Manchester United under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson. In May 2008, Mikael signed for Arsenal and played for two seasons under Arsène Wenger before moving to Germany to join SV Werder Bremen. In 2013, Mikael moved to the United States to join The Portland Timbers before finishing his career in the Indian Super League with Chennaiyin FC.

On the international front, Mikael was selected to represent his native France over 40 times, and was part of the team that won the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2001 and 2003, and runners up in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany

CAREER STATS

🇫🇷 40 International Appearances
 542 Club Appearances
TROPHIES WON
🏆 x5 Premier League
🏆 UEFA Champions League
🏆 FIFA Club World Cup
🏆 FA Cup
🏆 League Cup
🏆  x2 Community Shield
🏆  x2 FIFA Conf. Cup