Lestienne playing for Rubin in 2016
|Full name||Maxime Lestienne|
|Date of birth||17 June 1992|
|Place of birth||Mouscron, Belgium|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|2014–2015||→ Genoa (loan)||23||(1)|
|2015–2016||→ PSV (loan)||14||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 March 2014
Lestienne came up through the youth ranks at Royal Excelsior Mouscron. At the time of his debut in the senior squad on 20 December 2008, Mouscron was competing in the Belgian First Division. Lestienne came on as a substitute for Asanda Sishuba in the 80th minute of a 5–1 home victory against Club Brugge.
After the bankruptcy of Mouscron in 2009, Lestienne became available on a free transfer. Despite interest from English side Everton and Dutch side PSV Eindhoven, Lestienne eventually signed a contract with Club Brugge on 6 January 2010.
Lestienne transferred to Al-Arabi in the summer of 2014.
Loan to Genoa
Loan to PSV
Lestienne was called up to the Belgium national football team for the friendly against USA in May 2013, but did not play. He has appeared nine times for the Belgium U21 team and scored once, when he converted a penalty in the 53rd minute in a 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualification Group 9 game with Cyprus U21 won by Belgium 2-0.
- Player info at sporza.be (Dutch)
- Officiel : Lestienne à Bruges
- "Lestienne vertrekt voor vier seizoenen naar Roebin Kazan." (in Dutch). PSV Eindhoven. 5 July 2016.
- "Belgium up and running against Cyprus". UEFA. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013.