Sébastien Sansoni

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Sébastien Sansoni
Personal information
Full name Sébastien Roger Sansoni
Date of birth (1978-01-30) 30 January 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
ES Pennoise
Number 4
Youth career
Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Neuchâtel Xamax 21 (0)
2000–2001 Marseille Endoume 2 (0)
2001–2002 Martigues 16 (3)
2002–2004 Châteauroux 15 (0)
2004–2006 Ethnikos Asteras 21 (1)
2006–2009 Vitesse Arnhem 82 (4)
2009–2010 Khimki 8 (0)
2010–2012 Maccabi Petah Tikva 45 (5)
2012– ES Pennoise 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sébastien Roger Sansoni (born 30 January 1978) is a French footballer who plays Étoile Sportive Pennoise.


Sansoni is a defender who was born in Marseille and made his debut in professional football, being part of the Neuchâtel Xamax squad in the 1999-2000 season. He also played for FC Martigues, LB Châteauroux and Ethnikos Asteras before joining Vitesse. In the 2006-07 season Sansoni held the Dutch headlines for biting in Roy Beerens' nose during an Eredivisie match between Vitesse and N.E.C., a Gelderland derby.

He signed for Russian Premier League side FC Khimki on 20 August 2009 until the end of the season.[1] When the 2009 season ended he moved to Israel and signed for Maccabi Petah Tikva on January 5, 2010.[2] After two years with Israeli club Maccabi Petah Tikva joined on 22 Juli 2012 to French CFA 2 club Étoile Sportive Pennoise.[3]

International career[edit]

Alongside Eric Cantona he became World Champion at the 2005 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.


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