Serge Aurier

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Serge Aurier
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Aurier in 2011
Personal information
Full name Serge Aurier
Date of birth (1992-12-24) 24 December 1992 (age 21)
Place of birth Ouragahio, Côte d'Ivoire[1]
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain (on loan from Toulouse)
Number 19
Youth career
2006–2009 Lens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Lens 40 (0)
2012– Toulouse 71 (8)
2014– Paris Saint-Germain (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2013– Ivory Coast 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 June 2014

Serge Aurier (born 24 December 1992) is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a right back for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain on loan from Toulouse, and the Côte d'Ivoire national football team.

Club career[edit]

Aurier began his professional footballing career with Lens in Ligue 1.

On 26 January 2012, Aurier signed for Toulouse on a four-and-a-half-year deal.[2]

On 23 July 2014, Aurier joined Paris Saint-Germain on a season-long loan with an option to buy.[3]

International career[edit]

Aurier played his first game for his homeland Ivory Coast in an official match against Gambia on 8 June 2013.[4]

2014 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Aurier was included in Ivory Coast's 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[5] In their first group match against Japan, he provided two assists which resulted in two goals from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho, overcoming their opponents with a 2–1 win.[6]

Honours[edit]

Paris Saint-Germain

Personal life[edit]

Aurier's younger brother, Christopher, plays for his former club Lens.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serge Aurier profile" (in French). Toulouse FC. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Serge Aurier à Toulouse" (in French). RC Len. 26 January 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Serge Aurier joins Paris Saint-Germain". Paris Saint-Germain F.C. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Gambia 0–3 Ivory Coast". FIFA.com. 8 June 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Les 23 Eléphants pour le Brésil" (in French). Federation Ivoirienne de Football. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "World Cup: Ivory Coast hit back to see off Japan". SkySports. 15 June 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "RC Lens - Serge Aurier à ne pas confondre avec Christopher" (in French). Espoirs du Football. 22 December 2009. 

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