Gaël Fickou

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Gaël Fickou
Gael Fickou 2014.jpg
Personal information
Full name Gaël Fickou
Date of birth (1994-03-27) 27 March 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth La Seyne-sur-Mer, France
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 99 kg (15 st 8 lb)
Club information
Position(s) Centre
Current club Stade Toulousain
Youth clubs
Years Club
2003–2009
2009–2012
US Seynoise
RC Toulon
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
2012– Stade Toulousain 32 (40)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only and
correct as of 1 March 2014.

Gaël Fickou (born 26 March 1994) is a French rugby union player who plays for French club Toulouse. His usual position is in the Centre. Fickou made his Heineken Cup debut on 14 October 2012, scoring the only try of the game in a win against Leicester Tigers. His lithe movement, balance and pace for his size has seen him compared to English rugby legend Jeremy Guscott.[citation needed] He made his French international debut at the age of 18 against Scotland on 16 March 2013 in the RBS 6 Nations.[1]

Gaël Fickou scored his first try for the France against the Auckland Blues on the summer 2013 tour to New Zealand

According to Toulouse and France teammate, Maxime Médard, Fickou "is one of the 10 best centres in the world and soon he will be number one. He reminds me of Sonny Bill Williams: tall, athletic, technical, with a good hand-off and a feel for the game. He has everything."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kitson, Robert (16 October 2012). "Toulouse's Gaël Fickou looks ready to be rugby's next global superstar". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Six Nations 2014: France eagerly await another burst of speed from zero-to-hero Gaël Fickou, by Hugh Godwin, independent.co.uk, dated 9 February 2014.

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