Olivier Giroud

Born: September 30, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'3.5" (192cm)

Hometown: Chambery, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Striker
Team: Chelsea (no. 9)
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Career History
Youth1999-2005Grenoble
Senior2005-2008Grenoble
2008-2010Tours
2010-2012Montpellier HSC
→ 2010Tours (loan)
2012-2018Arsenal
2018-Chelsea
International2011-France
Sports Mole has 2,274 articles about Olivier Giroud. Articles 1 to 40:
Kylian Mbappe scores the opener during the World Cup group game between France and Peru on June 21, 2018
Result: Kylian Mbappe scorers winner as France knock out plucky Peru
France secure their passage to the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Peru, who are knocked out by Kylian Mbappe's first-half goal in Yekaterinburg.
17:57
Kylian Mbappe scores the opener during the World Cup group game between France and Peru on June 21, 2018
Live Commentary: France 1-0 Peru - as it happened
Relive how France booked their last-16 place and knocked Peru out of the World Cup, with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from Yekaterinburg.
15:00
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea in the FA Cup on April 22, 2018
Team News: Olivier Giroud starts for France against Peru
Chelsea's Olivier Giroud leads the France attacking in their World Cup clash with Peru.
14:56
Antoine Griezmann in action during the World Cup group game between France and Australia on June 16, 2018
Preview: France vs. Peru - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted XIs and a full match preview of the World Cup Group C clash between France and Peru at the Ekaterinburg Arena.
Jun 20, 13:02
Antoine Griezmann scores from the spot during the World Cup group game between France and Australia on June 16, 2018
Result: France edge past valiant Australia in World Cup opener
France begin their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory over Australia in Saturday's Group C opener in Kazan.
Jun 16, 12:54
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea in the FA Cup on April 22, 2018
Olivier Giroud: 'England can do well at 2018 World Cup'
France and Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud believes that England can do well at the 2018 World Cup in Russia but must remember to take each game as it comes.
Jun 15, 19:25
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea in the FA Cup on April 22, 2018
Olivier Giroud: 'France not underestimating anyone at 2018 World Cup'
Olivier Giroud believes that France are capable of "going a long way" at the 2018 World Cup but insists that the players are not getting ahead of themselves.
Jun 15, 19:12
The France team line up ahead of their friendly game with the Republic of Ireland on May 28, 2018
World Cup preview: France
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of Euro 2016 runners-up France, 20 years on from lifting the trophy on home soil.
Jun 13, 09:30
AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in action during his side's Europa League clash with Arsenal in March 2018
AC Milan 'considering Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alvaro Morata swap deal with Chelsea'
AC Milan are reportedly ready to offer goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to Chelsea in a swap deal which would take Alvaro Morata in the opposite direction.
Jun 12, 10:31
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea in the FA Cup on April 22, 2018
Didier Deschamps plays down Olivier Giroud injury fears
France boss Didier Deschamps expects Olivier Giroud to be available for selection against Australia next weekend, despite requiring a number of stitches to a head injury.
Jun 10, 15:51
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Result: Kylian Mbappe rescues draw for France against USA
Kylian Mbappe nets a late equaliser as France rescue a 1-1 draw against the USA in their final international friendly ahead of the World Cup finals.
Jun 9, 22:01
Laurent Blanc in charge of Paris Saint-Germain in May 2016
Olivier Giroud quiet on Laurent Blanc to Chelsea speculation
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud remains tight-lipped on reports linking Laurent Blanc with Antonio Conte's job at Stamford Bridge.
Jun 8, 11:21
West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon in action during a Premier League clash with Liverpool in April 2018
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur 'want £16m Salomon Rondon'
Top-four rivals Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly both interested in signing West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon, while West Ham have also been linked.
Jun 6, 09:49
Martin O'Neill in charge of the Republic of Ireland in October 2017
Result: France breeze past Republic of Ireland in Paris
Goals late in the first half from Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir earn France a 2-0 friendly win against Republic of Ireland in Paris.
May 28, 21:59
Martin O'Neill in charge of the Republic of Ireland in October 2017
Live Commentary: France 2-0 Republic of Ireland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of France's 2-0 win over Republic of Ireland, as Les Bleus got the job done with two late first-half goals.
May 28, 19:00
Edin Dzeko in action during the Coppa Italia game between Lazio and Roma on March 1, 2017
Edin Dzeko: 'I wasn't ready for Chelsea move in January'
Roma forward Edin Dzeko opens up on his potential move to Chelsea in the January window and hints that he is uncertain about his future at the Serie A club.
May 28, 11:14
Alvaro Morata complains during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on November 5, 2017
Alvaro Morata spotted meeting Juventus director Fabio Paratici
Alvaro Morata's return to Juventus appears to be on track as the Chelsea striker was spotted meeting with one of the Italian club's directors on Wednesday.
May 24, 10:32
Salomon Rondon in jazz hands action for West Bromwich Albion against Southampton on February 3, 2018
Salomon Rondon linked with Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan
Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan reportedly join the race to sign West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon.
May 23, 15:37
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Olivier Giroud: 'Antonio Conte leaving Chelsea would be sad'
Olivier Giroud says that Chelsea have to "move on" and start preparing for next season, with or without manager Antonio Conte.
May 20, 12:06
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Manchester United and Sevilla on March 13, 2018
Team News: Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial on bench as Manchester United face Chelsea in FA Cup final
Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial are on the bench ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup final encounter with Chelsea at Wembley Stadium.
May 19, 16:20
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on March 10, 2018
Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud: 'I have good understanding with Eden Hazard'
Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud speaks highly of his partnership with Eden Hazard ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final with Manchester United.
May 19, 14:58
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea on February 5, 2018
Olivier Giroud: 'I want to maintain Wembley record'
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud says that he wants to maintain his personal unbeaten record at Wembley against Manchester United on Saturday.
May 19, 10:30
N'Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on November 5, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United.
May 19, 09:24
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on March 4, 2018
How Chelsea could line up against Manchester United
Sports Mole looks at how Chelsea could line up in Saturday's FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United at Wembley.
May 19, 09:03
Manchester United winger Anthony Martial in action during the Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017
Anthony Martial, Alexandre Lacazette fail to make France World Cup squad
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial and Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette miss out on a place in France's squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.
May 17, 21:14
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea on February 5, 2018
Olivier Giroud's record vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks at Olivier Giroud's record in previous meetings against Chelsea's FA Cup final opponents Manchester United.
May 17, 15:07
N'Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on November 5, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the 2018 FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United.
May 17, 12:23
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Newcastle United ease to victory over Chelsea on final day of Premier League
Chelsea will participate in the Europa League next season after losing 3-0 to Newcastle United in Sunday's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
May 13, 16:51
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard, Olivier Giroud start for Chelsea
Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud are among the Chelsea starters for this afternoon's trip to Newcastle United.
May 13, 14:05
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 3-0 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Newcastle United end Chelsea's hopes of Champions League qualification with a 3-0 win at St James' Park.
May 13, 14:00
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Chelsea's Premier League encounter with Newcastle United.
May 11, 14:25
Arsene Wenger bids farewell to fans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on May 6, 2018
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the final day of Premier League action as departing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger takes his side to face Huddersfield Town.
May 10, 19:35
A gleeful David Wagner during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
Result: Huddersfield Town secure Premier League survival with Chelsea draw
Huddersfield Town secure Premier League survival with a 1-1 draw against Chelsea in Wednesday's fixture at Stamford Bridge.
May 9, 21:40
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 1-1 Huddersfield Town - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Huddersfield Town stay in the Premier League with a 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
May 9, 18:45
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on March 10, 2018
Dennis Wise hails Olivier Giroud form
Former Chelsea captain Dennis Wise claims that Olivier Giroud has been key to the club's recent strong run of form.
May 9, 14:37
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Huddersfield Town - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Chelsea's must-win Premier League game with Huddersfield Town on Wednesday.
May 8, 16:05
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Alvaro Morata fit for Huddersfield Town game'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that Alvaro Morata is available to feature in Wednesday's Premier League encounter with Huddersfield Town.
May 8, 14:25
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on March 10, 2018
Olivier Giroud: 'I want to be Chelsea's lucky charm'
Forward Olivier Giroud says that he wants to be Chelsea's "lucky charm" as the Blues bid to earn a top-four place in the Premier League table.
May 8, 13:24
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Chelsea 'want Edinson Cavani to replace Alvaro Morata'
Chelsea reportedly earmark PSG striker Edinson Cavani as an ideal replacement for Alvaro Morata, who has been heavily linked with a move back to Juventus.
May 8, 09:08
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on March 10, 2018
Olivier Giroud comments on celebration with Chelsea teammate David Luiz
Forward Olivier Giroud says that his goal for Chelsea against Liverpool was dedicated to David Luiz because the defender has been going through a "tough period".
May 7, 18:21

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