Patrice Evra's ban only applies to UEFA club competitions, meaning that he could still play in a domestic league.
Patrice Evra has vowed to come back "stronger than ever" in his first public message since leaving Marseille.
Evra had been widely condemned for the assault on a Marseille fan which took place ahead of a Europa League tie at Vitoria Guimaraes.
Evra was widely condemned for the assault on a Marseille spectator which took place during the pre-match warm-up of a Europa League.
France coach Didier Deschamps predicted Patrice Evra would pay a heavy price for kicking a Marseille fan last week and says the former national captain should have known better.
Marseille fans have told Patrice Evra he is no longer welcome at the club after the defender kicked a supporter in the head.
A Marseille clothing designer is hoping to make hay with a hastily-designed t-shirt mocking Patrice Evra's karate kick on one of his team's own fans.
The French club's announcement came after UEFA said earlier Friday that Evra will be banned for at least one game.