Olivier Giroud Biography
- Age: 31 years old
- Birth Nation: France
- Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
- Name: Olivier Giroud
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- Nationality: French
- Birth Place/City: Chambery
- Religion: Christian
- Profession: Footballer
- Working For: Arsenal F.C,France National Football Team
- Net Worth: 7.16 million GBP
- Salary: 3.12 million GBP
- Weight in KG: 88kg
- Tatto(s): Dominus regit me et nihil mihi deerit
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Jennifer Giroud
- Children: Jade
- Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wiki,Instagram
- Siblings: Romain Giroud 17
Olivier Giroud is the name of a French footballer who plays from the current team of Arsenal F.C from jersey No.12 as a Forward and also in the France National Football Team. Olivier was born in 1986 September 30 at Chambery, France. He cherishes the Height of 192 cm and has the Body Weight of 88 Kg. He has a senior Siblings named Romain Giroud. He is a married man. Jennifer Giroud is the name of his spouse. They got married in 2011. This beautiful couple has a daughter named Jade who was born in 2013. He has a tattoo on his right arm quoting “Dominus regit me et nihil mihi deerit” which is a bible verse in Latin meaning “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” He is a Christian by faith. He admitted the fact that he cheated his wife on model Celia Kay. After the incident, his wife went back to France and there is no information on if there has been their divorce. According to 2012 Salary statistics, his salary is reported to be 3.12 million GBP. His current market value is 7.16 million GBP. Mondial Sport Management & Consulting Sarl is the name of his agent.
Giroud started his youth career joining at his hometown club Olympique Club de Froges the year 1994. He spent five years developing and training in this club. Later in 1999, he moved to Grenoble. He spent six years of training in this club and later in 2005; he was promoted to the senior team and then made his professional debut. He started to play from the reserve team of the club for the 2005/2006 season. He became one of the important players in team so he was promoted to the senior team permanently. He has appeared in 23 matches with two goal scores from the team. In the season 2007/2008, he was loaned to Istres where he appeared in 33 matches with 14 goal scores.
Giroud signed the three year contract with Tours in 2008. He appeared in 44 matches from Tours bagging 24 goal scores. His time with Tours was very successful awarding him with several individual titles. After the end of contract with Tours, he joined with Montpellier. He appeared in 73 matches from Montpellier bagging 33 goal scores. He spent two seasons with Montpellier. Within this time he was loaned back to Tours in 2010. After the end of the contract with Montpellier, he signed the contract with his recent current club Arsenal. He has appeared in 70 matches with 27 goal scores so far. He was teamed in the France National Football Team in 2011. He has appeared in 27 cap matches with 7 goal scores so far. It will be his first experience in playing in FIFA World Cup in 2014.
Giroud has the eye catching mobility, technical skills and aerial prowess. He is a very talented French Forward who is growing his reputation in the world football arena. He is physically very powerful. He has the killer instinct that could hold on the play and bring others into powerful attacks. He is good at headers, shots and passes. He has good strength and stamina in the game maintaining his speed and durability in the game. He has good dribbling skills. However, if could tune fine his positioning in the match it would be very nice as he often stay offside.
- Last modified : 12 June, 2014
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