Gianelli Imbula Wanga
Date of birth
12 September 1992
Place of birth
Vilvoorde, Belgium [1 ]
1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Olympique de Marseille
1998–1999 US Argenteuil
Paris Saint-Germain [2 ]
France U20 4
France U21 7
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 January 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:45, 18 November 2014 (UTC)
Giannelli Imbula (born Gilbert Imbula on 12 September 1992) is a French footballer who plays as a midfielder for Olympique de Marseille. He also holds the citizenship of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. [3 ]
He made his professional debut in
Ligue 2 on 16 October 2009 for Guimgamp in a game against Dijon FCO, becoming the youngest player in Ligue 2 history at 17 years, 1 month and 4 days of age.
In May 2013, he was voted
best player of Ligue 2, and he joined Olympique de Marseille from En Avant de Guingamp on the 19 July.
International career [ edit ]
Son of Congolese parents, Imbula was born in Belgium but has grown up in France, making him eligible for any of these three countries. In 2013, he received a call up from
France U21 to compete in the Toulon Tournament. [4 ]
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