Djibril Cissé

Djibril Cissé



Djibril Cissé is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker. He is currently a free agent, having most recently played for Swiss club Yverdon-Sport FC. Born on 12 August 1981 in Arles, France, he began his career with local club US Saint-Étienne in 1998. He quickly established himself as one of the most promising young talents in French football, and earned a move to Auxerre in 2000.

Cissé enjoyed success in his first season at Auxerre, scoring 14 goals in 39 appearances. He followed this up with an impressive 12-goal season in 2001-02, and his performances earned him a move to English Premier League club Liverpool in 2004.

At Liverpool, Cissé enjoyed a good run of form, with his best season coming in 2004-05 when he scored 12 goals in 27 appearances. His performances earned him plaudits from the Anfield faithful, and he was a popular figure amongst supporters.

In 2006, Cissé signed for Marseille, and he again enjoyed a successful season, scoring 11 goals in 30 appearances. He was then signed by Sunderland in 2008, but unfortunately suffered a serious knee injury shortly after joining. This injury kept him out of action for almost a year, and he eventually returned to Marseille in 2010.

During his second spell at Marseille, Cissé scored 17 goals in 40 appearances. He then moved to Lazio in 2012, and enjoyed a successful spell in Serie A, scoring 12 goals in 33 appearances. He then had a brief stint with Qatari side Al-Gharafa, before moving to Swiss club Yverdon-Sport FC in 2016.

Cissé has also enjoyed a successful international career, representing France at two World Cups, as well as two European Championships. He has scored 16 goals in 61 appearances for France, and is the country's seventh all-time leading goalscorer.

In conclusion, Djibril Cissé is one of the most successful French footballers of his generation. He has enjoyed a successful career in France, England, Italy, Qatar, and Switzerland, and is one of France's all-time leading goalscorers. He is a popular figure amongst fans, and is sure to be remembered as one of France's greatest ever footballers.

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