Michaël Chrétien Basser

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Michaël Chrétien
Michaël Chrétien Basser'12.JPG
Chrétien with Bursaspor in 2012
Personal information
Full name Michaël Chrétien Basser
Date of birth (1984-07-10) July 10, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Nancy, France
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 20
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2011 Nancy 258 (9)
2011–2014 Bursaspor 70 (2)
2015 Strasbourg 15 (0)
2015– Nancy 28 (1)
National team
2007– Morocco 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 July 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 July 2016

Basser Chrétien (Michaël Chrétien: French pronunciation: ​[mi.ka.ɛl kʁe.tjɛ̃]; Arabic: ميكائيل كريتيان بصير‎‎; born 10 July 1984) is a Moroccan footballer. Born to a Moroccan father and a French mother, he is a right-sided fullback who plays for Nancy.[1]


AS Nancy[edit]

Chrétien joined AS Nancy at the age of five. He attended Madine academy in Meuse briefly before he made his league debut in November 2002. He became a contracted player in February 2004.

In November 2006, Chrétien had a penalty saved by Basel FC striker Mladen Petrić after Basel goalkeeper Franco Costanzo was sent off in an UEFA Cup group stage match.


On 1 September 2011, Chrétien joined Turkish side Bursaspor on a three-year contract.

International career[edit]

A French youth international, Chrétien earned his first call-up from his father's native Morocco in a friendly against Tunisia on 7 February 2007. He was a member of the Morocco squad that participated in the 2008 African Cup of Nations.


  1. ^ "Bursaspor Official Web Site Player Profile". Retrieved 16 January 2013.