He entered to the training center of FC Sochaux-Montbéliard at 14 years after its beginnings with FC Mulhouse. Champion of France in 18 years championship national, it crucifie finally the Olympique Lyonnais by a victorious goal vis-a-vis the strong generation of OL, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jérémy Berthod, Karim Benzema. Select in national team of less than 18 years, it will mark during its first establishment. It will make beginnings noticed in Ligue 1, with a victorious goal face has Stade Rennais F.C. following its entry concerned. For one does not know too which reason, the coach Dominique Bijotat will never make him despite everything confidence. Lent the following season has US Raon-l'Étape the Stage, club with the small budget in championship National, it will make about thirty appearances with an honourable personal assessment: 7 goals in a difficult context not being able unfortunally to avoid the relegation of the Vosgean club.