Lesly Malouda

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Lesly Malouda
Personal information
Full name Lesly Marguerite Malouda
Date of birth (1983-11-16) November 16, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Kourou, French Guiana
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Dijon FCO
Number 26
Youth career
1989-1998 ASC Le Geldar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998-2004 Lens B 79 (2)
2004-2006 R.C. Lens 8 (0)
2005-2006 FC Istres (loan) 26 (2)
2006-2007 Lens B 0 (0)
2007-2008 Toulouse Fontaines Club[2] 2 (0)
2008-2009 CD Atlético Baleares 19 (1)
2009- Dijon FCO 47 (0)
National team
2012- French Guiana 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:02, 2 October 2008 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 January 2013

Lesly Marguerite Malouda (born 16 November 1983 in Kourou, French Guiana) is a French footballer. He currently plays as a left winger for Dijon FCO in Ligue 2.


Early career[edit]

Malouda played in his teenage years football for the French Guiana club ASC Le Geldar and visit the Collége Henri Agrande in Kourou.[3]

Professional career[edit]

He began than his professional career with RC Lens[4] and was promoted in summer 2004 to the Ligue 1 team. After eight games in his first season was loaned out from RC Lens and played in the 2005/2006 season for FC Istres twenty six games, who scores two goals and turned in July 2006 back to RC Lens.[5] He was promoted after his return to Lens in August 2006 to the Reserve team and joined than after one year with the RC Lens B[6] in July 2007 to Toulouse Fontaines Club.[7] After one year with Toulouse Fontaines Club joined in August 2008 to Mallorca and played for CD Atlético Baleares. On 17 July 2009 Dijon FCO have signed the former Istres midfielder also on a free transfer from CD Atlético Baleares.[8]


Malouda made his international debut for French Guiana, his place of birth, on September 6, 2012 in a friendly against Suriname. He has since been part of French Guiana's squad for the 2012 Caribbean Championship.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Lesly is the brother of former Chelsea F.C. winger Florent Malouda.[10]