Mathieu Valverde

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Mathieu Valverde
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-05-14) 14 May 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Montreuil, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Enosis Neon Paralimni FC
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 Bordeaux 22 (0)
2009–2010 Bologne 9 (0)
2010–2011 Toulouse 37 (0)
2011–2012 Lyon 0 (0)
2012–2016 Anorthosis Famagusta 38 (0)
2015 Ethnikos Achna FC 0 (0)
2016 Enosis Neon Paralimni FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2013.

Matthieu Valverde (born 14 May 1983) is a French footballer who plays for Cypriot Second Division side Enosis Neon Paralimni

Career[edit]

After the departure of second-choice keeper Frédéric Roux, Valverde was given the #1 shirt and was set to serve as understudy to French international Ulrich Ramé. While Roux was at the club, Valverde made only two league appearances in three years.[1] On 24 July 2009, Valverde joined recently promoted club US Boulogne.[2] On 9 December, due to numerous injuries suffered by their goalkeepers, Toulouse acquired Valverde from Boulogne.

Olympique Lyonnais[edit]

With reserve keepers Remy Vercoutre and Anthony Lopes both missing through injury, Valverde was brought in until the end of the 2011/12 season to deputise for Lyon's first choice goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris. Valverde had been a free agent after he had been released by Toulouse the previous season. He said: "Bordeaux were a big club, but Lyon are a level above. Their results for the last 10 years prove it, and I am very happy to be part of this squad. I think that OL are a great club that will allow me to bounce back."

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