Mody Traoré

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Mody Traoré
Mody Traoré.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-07-14) 14 July 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Metz, France
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1997–2000 Nancy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2014 Valenciennes 98 (0)
2010Ajaccio (loan) 13 (1)
2010–2011Le Havre (loan) 23 (0)
Total 134 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mody Traoré (born 14 July 1980) is a French retired professional footballer who played as a defender.


Born in Metz, Traoré played youth football for Nancy. Apart from two loan stints at Ajaccio and Le Havre, he spent all of his career with Valenciennes.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Traoré also holds Senegalese nationality. His brothers Dame and Mamadou are also footballers.


  1. ^ "Player profile". L'Equipe (in French). Retrieved 29 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Mody Traoré – French league stats at LFP