|Full name||Mickaël Nelson|
|Date of birth||2 February 1990|
|Place of birth||Marseille, France|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|1997–2004||Sport Club Caillols|
|2011–2012||SV Babelsberg 03||18||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2012.
In January 2008, Montpellier and Nelson agreed to a professional contract. He was given the number 13 shirt. He made his professional football debut on 12 May 2008 in a Ligue 2 match with Montpellier against FC Gueugnon coming on as a substitute in the 78th minute. Montpellier would win the match 2–1 with a late goal from Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. He captained the Montpellier U-18 squad that won the 2008–09 Coupe Gambardella and the coveted Swan d'Or.
Nelson played on the France U-19 squad. He made his debut participating in the opening match of the 2008 Sendaï Cup. He participated in the 2009 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship with the under-19 team. He played in all four of the squad's matches including the semi-final, where they suffered elimination losing 1–3 in extra time to England.
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