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 Right back
Club information
Current team
Toulouse FC
Number 19
Youth career
Lens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Lens 47 (0)
2012– Toulouse FC 70 (8)
National team
2013– Ivory Coast 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 January 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 June 2014

Serge Aurier (born 24 December 1992) is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a right back for Ligue 1 side Toulouse and the Côte d'Ivoire national football team.[2]

Career[edit]

Current club Toulouse

International career[edit]

Aurier played his first game for his homeland Ivory Coast in an official match against Gambia on 8 June 2013.[3]

2014 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Aurier was included in Ivory Coast's 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[4] 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.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Aurier's younger brother, Christopher, plays for his former club Lens.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] (French)
  2. ^ "Serge Aurier à Toulouse". RCLensois (in French). 26 January 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gambia 0–3 Ivory Coast". FIFA.com. 8 June 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Les 23 Eléphants pour le Brésil" (in French). Federation Ivoirienne de Football. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "World Cup: Ivory Coast hit back to see off Japan". SkySports. 15 June 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  6. ^ [2] (French)

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