Franck Signorino

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Franck Signorino
Tacalfred and Signorino vs Ibrahimovic.JPG
Signorino (center) in action for Reims in 2016
Personal information
Full name Franck Eddy Signorino
Date of birth (1981-09-19) 19 September 1981 (age 34)
Place of birth Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Metz
Number 13
Youth career
1994–1997 Clairefontaine
1997–2001 Metz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Metz 144 (2)
2005–2007 Nantes 60 (1)
2007–2010 Getafe 5 (0)
2010 Cartagena (loan) 13 (0)
2010–2011 Charleroi 15 (0)
2011–2012 Laval 30 (0)
2012–2016 Reims 102 (1)
2016– Metz

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, 2 May 2016 (UTC).


Franck Eddy Signorino (born 19 September 1981) is a French footballer who plays for FC Metz as a left back.

Football career[edit]

Born in Nogent-sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, Signorino made his professional debuts with FC Metz, helping it return to Ligue 1 in his second year. After a final season where he paired up with Franck Ribéry, he signed for FC Nantes.

In 2007, following Nantes' relegation from the first division, a host of clubs, including Deportivo de La Coruña, Getafe CF, UD Almería, Birmingham City and Newcastle United expressed an interest in the player. Eventually, Signorino moved to Getafe on 30 July 2007,[1] making his competitive debut against Tottenham Hotspur in the group stage of the UEFA Cup, following a period of injury (2–1 away win, 90 minutes played).[2] His La Liga debut came on 16 December, featuring 67 minutes as a substitute in a 1–3 home defeat to Villarreal CF.[3]

Signorino spent the entire the 2008–09 campaign in the sidelines, nursing a serious tibia injury.[4][5][6] In January 2010, after being demoted to third-string left-back, he signed with second division side FC Cartagena on loan; in the very last minutes of the following summer transfer window he was cut by Getafe[7] and, subsequently, joined S. du Pays de Charleroi on a one-year contract, appearing regularly for the Belgian team but suffering relegation from the Pro League.

On 5 September 2011, Signorino agreed to a one-year deal with Stade Lavallois, returning to his country after four years.[8]

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