Jean-Pierre Papin (born November 5, 1963 in Boulogne-sur-Mer) is a former French professional football player who was European Footballer of the Year in 1991.
Papin achieved his greatest success while playing for Olympique Marseille between 1986 and 1992. He later played for AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Bordeaux and Guingamp. Papin also played 54 times for the French national team. After a short time as manager of French clubs, he joined the local amateur club AS Facture-Biganos Boïen as a player in 2008, aged 45.