Robert Pirès

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Robert Pirès
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Personal information
Full name Robert Emmanuel Pirès
Date of birth 29 October 1973 (1973-10-29) (age 40)
Place of birth Reims, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Villarreal
Number 7
Youth career
1989-1992 Metz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-1998
1998-2000
2000-2006
2006-
Metz
Olympique Marseille
Arsenal
Villarreal
National team
1996-2004 France
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robert Pirès (born 29 October 1973) is a French football player. He plays for Villarreal in Spain, but he has also played for many other teams like Arsenal and Olympique Marseille, and he has also won the World Cup and the European championship with France. He is known for his quick dribbling, thinking and passing skills, and he has also scored some great goals in his career. He usually plays on the left wing so that he can cross balls into the penalty box that strikers can score with.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
France League Coupe de France Europe Total
1992/93 Metz Division 1 2 0 - - 2 0
1993/94 24 1 - - 24 1
1994/95 35 9 - - 35 9
1995/96 38 11 - - 38 11
1996/97 32 11 - 6 0 38 11
1997/98 31 11 - 3 0 34 11
1998/99 Olympique Marseille Division 1 34 6 - 11 3 45 9
1999/00 32 2 - 11 2 43 4
England League FA Cup Europe Total
2000/01 Arsenal Premier League 33 4 6 3 12 1 51 8
2001/02 28 9 5 1 12 3 45 13
2002/03 26 14 7 2 9 0 42 16
2003/04 36 14 4 1 10 4 50 19
2004/05 33 14 6 2 8 1 47 17
2005/06 33 7 3 2 12 2 48 11
Spain League Copa del Rey Europe Total
2006/07 Villarreal La Liga 11 3 0 0 2 0 13 3
2007/08 33 3 0 0 2 0 35 3
2008/09 32 3 0 0 6 1 38 4
2009/10
Country France 228 51 0 0 31 5 259 56
England 189 62 31 11 63 11 283 84
Spain 76 9 0 0 10 1 86 10
Total 493 122 31 11 104 17 628 150

International career statistics[change | edit source]

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France national team
Year Apps Goals
1996 3 1
1997 4 1
1998 14 1
1999 9 1
2000 10 2
2001 13 4
2002 1 0
2003 12 4
2004 13 0
Total 79 14

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