Henri Saivet

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Henri Saivet
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Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-26) 26 October 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
1999–2002 Cergy Clos
2002–2007 Bordeaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Bordeaux 116 (15)
2011 Angers (loan) 18 (3)
National team
2005–2006 France U16 15 (8)
2006–2007 France U17 21 (9)
2007–2008 France U18 4 (1)
2010–2012 France U21 12 (4)
2013– Senegal 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 May 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 August 2013

Henri Saivet (born 26 October 1990 in Dakar) is a Senegalese football player who currently plays for French club Bordeaux in the Ligue 1, as a winger. Saivet is a France youth international having starred at several youth levels. In 2007, he signed his first professional contract with Bordeaux, thus making him the youngest professional player in the history of the club.[2] Saivet, subsequently, made his professional debut during the 2007–08 season, at the age of 17, in a league match against Lens. Saivet is known for his pace,dribbling abilities,and power. He has been compared to French and Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry.