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Olivier Giroud Is Underrated, He Has Scored 235 Career Goals and Won Major Trophies

Olivier Giroud was born on 30th September 1986. He is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Chelsea and France National Team.

He began his career at Grenoble in Ligue 2 before joining Tours in 2008. In his second season at Tours, he was the top scorer in the division with 21, earning him a move to top flight Montpelier. In 2011-2012 season, Giroud was top scorer with 21 Goals giving the club their first ever Ligue 1 title.

Wenger signed him in 2012 thereafter he went to win the F.A Cup with Arsenal in 2014, 2015 and 2017 and had 105 Goals in 253 games for the club.

In January 2018, he signed for Chelsea with £20m. In 2018-2019 season he became the first Player to score more than 10 European goals in a single season for the club.

Giroud made his France International debut in 2011. He has since become the second highest goalscorer with 44 Goals with 107 caps and was the part of the team that reached the quarter finals at UEFA Euro 2012, FIFA World-Cup 2014, The Final of UEFA Euro 2016 (bronze golden shoe) and won the 2018 FIFA World-Cup 2018.


Montpellier; Ligue1

Arsenal; F. A Cup 2013 - 2014, 2014 - 2015, 2016 - 2017, F. A Community Shield 2014, 2015, 2017

Chelsea; F. A Cup 2017-2018, UEFA Europa League 2018-2019

France; FIFA World Cup

Individual Awards

UNFP Team of the year 2011-2012, Premier League Player of the Month: March 2015, FIFA PUSKAS Award 2017 (scorpion kick goal against crystal palace), UEFA Europa League squad of the season 2018-2019, UEFA European Championship Bronze boot 2016, UNFP Ligue 2 player of the year 2009-2010, UNFP Ligue 2 Team of the year 2009-2010.

Giroud has scored 235 career goals in 576 appearances.

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