Cédric Makiadi

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Cédric Makiadi
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Personal information
Full name Mapuata Cédric Makiadi
Date of birth (1984-02-23) 23 February 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Kinshasa, Zaire
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
SV Werder Bremen
Number 6
Youth career
1998–2002 VfB Lübeck
2002–2004 VfL Wolfsburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 VfL Wolfsburg II 36 (8)
2004–2009 VfL Wolfsburg 48 (4)
2008–2009 MSV Duisburg (loan) 33 (16)
2009–2013 SC Freiburg 129 (12)
2013– SV Werder Bremen 41 (1)
National team
2007– DR Congo 22 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:00, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

Mapuata Cédric Makiadi (born 23 February 1984) is a Congolese international footballer who plays professionally for German side Werder Bremen,[1] as a midfielder.

Early and personal life[edit]

Born in Kinshasa, Zaire, Makiadi moved to Germany at the age of eight.[2]

His father, Richard Mapuata N'Kiambi, and two brothers, Fabrice and Matondo, are also footballers.[citation needed]


Club career[edit]

Makiadi has spent his entire football career in Germany, playing senior football for VfL Wolfsburg, MSV Duisburg and SC Freiburg.[3]

International career[edit]

Makiadi rejected a call up from the DR Congo national team for the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations, before declaring his national allegiance in February 2007.[2] Makiadi made his international debut later that same year.[4] In December 2014 he was named in the 29-man provisional squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.[5]


  1. ^ "Vom Breisgau an die Weser: Makiadi wird Werderaner" (in German). SV Werder Bremen. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Sannie, Ibrahim (17 February 2007). "Makiadi opts for DR Congo". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Cédric Makiadi at fussballdaten.de (German)
  4. ^ Cédric Makiadi at National-Football-Teams.com
  5. ^ "2015 Nations Cup: Yannick Bolasie in DR Congo squad". BBC Sport. 30 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.