Marouane Chamakh

  • Date of birth : 10/01/1984
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Morocco Morocco
 
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Marouane Chamakh

Marouane Chamakh

Clubs: FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Arsenal FC

• Joined the Bordeaux academy at 16 and made his professional debut in January 2003 in a French League Cup game against FC Metz; scored four goals in eight UEFA Cup games in 2003/04 and ten in the following season's Ligue 1 campaign.

• A French Under-18 international, Chamakh decided to play senior international football for Morocco, the birthplace of his parents, and made his debut in July 2003; played in the final of the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations, but finished on the losing side against hosts Tunisia (1-2).

• Not generally renowned for his prolific marksmanship, he nevertheless scored a career-best 13 league goals in 2008/09, matching fellow striker Fernando Cavenaghi's output for the season, as Bordeaux ended Lyon's stranglehold on the French title; also lifted the French League Cup for the second time in three seasons.

• The striker's progress continued the following campaign as he scored last-gasp goals in successive UEFA Champions League group wins against FC Bayern München and Juventus; was also in target in the next round, helping Les Girondins reach the quarter-finals.

• Became the latest in a long line of Ligue 1 recruits when he joined Arsenal on a free transfer on 21 May 2010.

• Settled instantly, scoring in the Gunners' first three UEFA Champions League group matches and hitting the target freely in the Premier League.

Last updated: 14/01/11 13.45CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 01/09/2014 03:33 CET
16.08.2014English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal2-1Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace9000
23.08.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace1-3West HamWest Ham9010
30.08.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle3-3Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace5200

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Marouane Chamakh
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 10/01/1984 (30)
  • Country: Morocco
  • Squad number: 29
  • Club: Crystal Palace ( ENG)

  • Height: 185cm
  • Weight: 70kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    25/09/03: Bordeaux 2-1 Petržalka

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Bordeaux195
Arsenal123
Total318
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Bordeaux198
Total198
Last updated: 08/01/2014 07:40 CET
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