Édouard Cissé

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Édouard Cissé
Édouard Cissé.jpg
Cissé with Marseille
Personal information
Full name Édouard Souleymane Leopold Cissé
Date of birth (1978-03-30) March 30, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Pau, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Pau 17 (0)
1997–2007 Paris Saint-Germain 186 (8)
1998–1999 Rennes (loan) 28 (2)
2002–2003 West Ham United (loan) 25 (1)
2003–2004 Monaco (loan) 31 (1)
2007–2009 Beşiktaş 54 (2)
2009–2011 Marseille 55 (1)
2011–2012 Auxerre 28 (2)
Total 424 (17)
National team
1997 France U-20 1 (0[1])
1998–1999 France U-21 14 (1[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Édouard Cissé (born 30 March 1978) is a French former football player of Senegalese descent whose last club was AJ Auxerre.

Early life[edit]

Édouard Cissé (right) with Guy Gnabouyou.

Cissé was born in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques in southwest France.

Career[edit]

He is a midfielder. Cissé previously played for Monaco in France and West Ham[2] in the English Premiership (where he scored once against Charlton Athletic)[3] and Paris Saint-Germain. On 28 June 2007, it was confirmed that Cissé had signed a 2-year contract (with an option of a third) with Beşiktaş J.K. of Turkey for a fee of €1.5 million per annum. He played well with Fabian Ernst and left the club on 3 June 2009 to sign with Olympique Marseille. On 18 August 2011, he joined AJ Auxerreon a two-year contract. After two years at the club he left in 2013.

Honours[edit]

Paris Saint-Germain
Monaco
Besiktas JK
Marseille

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "France – U-21 – International Results – Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hammers snap up Cisse". BBC. 2002-08-06. Retrieved 2009-08-10. 
  3. ^ "Charlton add to Hammers misery". BBC. 11 February 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2009. 

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