Kévin Constant

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Kévin Constant
Kévin Constant – A.C. Milan.jpg
Constant with Milan in 2012
Personal information
Full name Kévin Constant
Date of birth (1987-05-15) 15 May 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Fréjus, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Left Back
Midfielder
Club information
Current club Milan
Number 21
Youth career
Toulouse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Toulouse 4 (0)
2008–2011 Châteauroux 79 (15)
2010–2011 Chievo (loan) 32 (2)
2011 Chievo 0 (0)
2011–2012 Genoa 21 (1)
2012– Milan 41 (0)
National team
2004 France U17 3 (1)
2007– Guinea 21 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:09, 21 April 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:52, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Kévin Constant (born 15 May 1987) is a Guinean international footballer who plays for A.C. Milan in Serie A.

Club career[edit]

Toulouse[edit]

2006–2008

Constant progressed through the ranks of the reserves. In 2006, he was promoted to Toulouse's first-team squad.[1]

LB Châteauroux[edit]

2008–2011

In 2008, Constant moved to Ligue 2 side LB Châteauroux.[1]

Chievo[edit]

In September 2010, Constant was signed by Chievo on loan. The loan deal was made permanent in June 2011.[1]

Genoa[edit]

In July 2011, Constant made a move to Genoa.[1]

Milan[edit]

On 20 June 2012, both Constant and Acerbi moved from Genoa C.F.C to A.C. Milan. The first on a loan, with an option to buy, deal, and the latter in co-ownership for an undisclosed fee.[1] On 26 January 2013, AC Milan entered into co-ownership with Genoa for Constant in exchange for the termination of Acerbi's co-ownership.[2]

In 23 July 2013, Constant walked out of a pre-season TIM Trophy match against Sassuolo after alleged racist abuse from the crowd.[3]

International career[edit]

Constant began representing France U-17 in 2004. He qualified to play for Guinea through his mother.[4] He made his debut on 14 October 2007, in a 1–3 friendly loss against Senegal. On 10 October 2010, Constant scored his second goal in a 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification against Nigeria.

International goals[edit]


Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 19 May 2013[5]
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] League Cup[nb 2] Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toulouse 2006–07 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2007–08 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Châteauroux 2007–08 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1
2008–09 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 4
2009–10 34 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 35 10
2010–11 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Total 79 15 0 0 1 0 0 0 80 15
Chievo 2010–11 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 2
Total 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 2
Genoa 2011–12 21 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 24 1
Total 21 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 24 1
Milan 2012–13 25 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 31 0
Total 25 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 31 0
Career total 161 18 3 0 1 0 6 0 171 18

International[edit]

As of 5 March 2014[6]
Guinea national team
Year Apps Goals
2007 2 0
2008 3 0
2009 4 0
2010 3 2
2011 5 0
2012 1 0
2013 2 0
2014 1 1
Total 21 3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Coppa Italia, and Coupe de France matches
  2. ^ Includes Coupe de la Ligue matches

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Kevin Constant joins Milan on loan; Footballcracy, 6 June 2012.
  2. ^ [1]; ACMilan.com, 26 January 2013
  3. ^ "AC Milan player Kevin Constant walks off pitch over alleged racist abuse". inside World Soccer. 24 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Guinea replace Constant for Ghana". BBC News. 12 January 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Guinea – K. Constant". Soccerway. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Constant, Kévin". National Football Teams. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 

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