Romain Alessandrini

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Romain Alessandrini
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Alessandrini signing at OM in 2014
Personal information
Full name Romain Alessandrini
Date of birth (1989-04-03) 3 April 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
LA Galaxy
Number 7
Youth career
1996–1999 CA Plan de Cuques MJC
1999–2005 Marseille
2005–2008 Gueugnon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Gueugnon 33 (6)
2010–2012 Clermont Foot 68 (22)
2012–2014 Rennes 49 (16)
2014–2017 Marseille 54 (8)
2017– LA Galaxy 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:39, 31 January 2017 (UTC).

Romain Alessandrini (born 3 April 1989) is a French footballer who plays as a winger for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy.

Club career[edit]

Alessandrini spent six years of his youth career at Marseille.[1] In 2005, he moved to Gueugnon[1] making his debut in the third-tier Championnat National in 2008.[2]

In 2010, he signed for Ligue 2 side Clermont Foot, playing two seasons there.

In February 2013, while playing for Rennes, was selected by Didier Deschamps to play France but an injury which ended his season, prevented him from making his international debut.[3][4]

In summer 2014, Alessandrini returned to Marseille, joining from Rennes for a reported €5 million transfer fee.[1]

On 31 January 2017, he was signed by LA Galaxy as a Designated Player.[5]

Style of play[edit]

Alessandrini is known for his pace, dribbling and goals from midfield.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Transfer news: Marseille sign winger Romain Alessandrini from Rennes". SkySports. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Alessandrini: I never ease off". FIFA. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Stade Rennais. Rupture du ligament croisé pour Alessandrini, saison terminée". Ouest-France (in French). Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Alessandrini staying cool". Ligue1. 27 February 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "LA Galaxy sign French midfielder Romain Alessandrini". LAGalaxy.com. LA Galaxy Communications. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  6. ^ Chioffi, Stefano (3 January 2013). "Alessandrini, il francese più richiesto in Ligue 1". Corriere Dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "Quand Alessandrini n'était pas taillé pour l'OM". Le Parisien (in French). 26 January 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 

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