Carrière in France colours, 2018
|Full name||Éric Carrière|
|Date of birth||24 May 1973|
|Place of birth||Foix, France|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 December 2007|
Carrière started his professional career at FC Nantes with whom he won his first Ligue 1 title in 2001. In 2001, he moved to Olympique Lyonnais where he won three more Ligue 1 titles in 2002, 2003 and 2004. In 2004 he signed with RC Lens. After Lens suffered relegation, he played for Dijon FCO after signing a two-year contract on 26 June 2008.
He has been capped 10 times and scored five goals for the France national team.
|1.||3 June 2001||Munsu Cup Stadium, Ulsan, South Korea||Mexico||2001 FIFA Confederations Cup|
|2.||3 June 2001||Munsu Cup Stadium, Ulsan, South Korea||Mexico||2001 FIFA Confederations Cup|
|3.||16 October 2002||Ta' Qali Stadium, Ta' Qali, Malta||Malta||UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying|
|4.||20 November 2002||Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France||Yugoslavia||Friendly match|
|5.||20 November 2002||Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France||Yugoslavia||Friendly match|
Style of play
Carrière was a skilful playmaker who was adept at taking free-kicks, penalties, and corners for his team, as well as scoring from the run of play, although he was primarily known for defence splitting passes.
He is married to Rachel and has one child, Lola (born 4 March 2004).
- Carrière signe deux ans
- "Korea/Japan 2001: French masterclass in the East". FIFA. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
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