Olivier Giroud

Born: September 30, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'3.5" (192cm)

Hometown: Chambery, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Striker
Team: Arsenal (no. 12)
Olivier Giroud celebrates during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Career History
Youth1999-2005Grenoble
Senior2005-2008Grenoble
2008-2010Tours
2010-2012Montpellier HSC
→ 2010Tours (loan)
2012-Arsenal
International2011-France
Sports Mole has 2,005 articles about Olivier Giroud. Articles 1 to 40:
Nikola Vlasic and Idrissa Gueye take on Mesut Ozil during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Live Commentary: Everton 2-5 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 5-2 victory over Everton in the Premier League.
13:00
Arsenal's Theo Walcott celebrates equalising against Manchester City on April 2, 2017
Theo Walcott frustrated by lack of Arsenal playing time
England international hopeful Theo Walcott confesses that he has been left upset by his lack of minutes so far in what has been a "stuttering start to the season".
Oct 20, 12:06
Olivier Giroud attempts an overhead kick during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Olivier Giroud "a bit lucky" with overhead-kick winner
Olivier Giroud reveals that he only took on his audacious overhead-kick attempt against Red Star Belgrade as he had no other options, putting it down to 'luck'.
Oct 20, 10:32
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Young players performed well in Belgrade'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hails the "character" shown by his players to earn a late 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in Serbia on Thursday evening.
Oct 20, 09:46
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud shakes hands with boss Arsene Wenger on May 11, 2015
Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud confident of Arsenal goal against Red Star Belgrade'
Olivier Giroud was in no doubt that Arsenal would find a way to secure victory for his side at Red Star Belgrade, Arsene Wenger has revealed.
Oct 19, 21:40
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Result: Olivier Giroud stunner earns Arsenal win over Red Star Belgrade
A late goal from Olivier Giroud earns Arsenal a 1-0 victory over 10-man Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League.
Oct 19, 19:57
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Live Commentary: Red Star Belgrade 0-1 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League.
Oct 19, 17:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Preview: Red Star Belgrade vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Thursday's Europa League Group H match between Red Star Belgrade and Arsenal in Serbia.
Oct 18, 15:20
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France secure spot at 2018 World Cup
France book their spot in the finals of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 win over Belarus in their final Group A clash.
Oct 10, 21:38
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Team News: Three changes for France ahead of crucial Belarus clash
France boss Didier Deschamps makes three changes to his starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Belarus.
Oct 10, 19:06
Olivier Giroud attempts an overhead kick during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Juventus, Inter Milan want Olivier Giroud?
Juventus and Inter Milan reportedly show interest in signing Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud next summer.
Oct 10, 15:31
Wolfsburg's forward Bas Dost of the Netherlands celebrates scoring the opening goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hertha BSC Berlin, in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on September 19, 2015
Everton keeping tabs on Sporting Lisbon striker Bas Dost?
Everton reportedly identify Sporting Lisbon striker Bas Dost as the ideal target man for the team.
Oct 10, 09:24
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud in contention for Puskas award
Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud is one of three players to be nominated for the Puskas award after the Frenchman netted a 'scorpion kick' against Crystal Palace.
Oct 9, 15:39
Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on August 11, 2017
Olivier Giroud: 'Rejecting Everton was right choice to make'
Olivier Giroud again admits that he came "very close" to joining Everton during the summer, but is glad to have remained at Arsenal.
Oct 9, 10:38
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France return to top of Group A
France return to the top of their 2018 World Cup qualification group courtesy of a 1-0 win over Bulgaria on Saturday night.
Oct 7, 21:39
Olivier Giroud attempts an overhead kick during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Report: Everton will not return for Olivier Giroud in January
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is reportedly no longer a transfer target for Everton, who have turned their attention elsewhere ahead of the January window.
Oct 2, 10:29
Andy 'The Gazelle' Carroll leaps forward during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Manchester United on May 10, 2016
West Ham United striker Andy Carroll a January target for Everton?
A report claims that Everton have turned their attention to West Ham United striker Andy Carroll, whom they value at around the £20m mark.
Oct 1, 12:49
Ronald Koeman watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Everton boss Ronald Koeman: 'We thought we had signed Olivier Giroud'
Everton manager Ronald Koeman reveals that the Toffees thought they had signed Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud during the summer transfer window.
Sep 30, 10:07
Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on August 11, 2017
Arsene Wenger congratulates Olivier Giroud on "remarkable achievement"
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger describes French striker Olivier Giroud's achievement of hitting 100 goals for the club as "remarkable".
Sep 28, 22:39
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Result: Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud net in Arsenal win over BATE Borisov
Arsenal net three goals in the opening 25 minutes to help earn a 4-2 victory away at BATE Borisov in the Europa League.
Sep 28, 19:50
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Team News: Nine Arsenal changes in Europa League trip to BATE Borisov
Arsene Wenger makes nine changes to his Arsenal starting XI ahead of their Europa League Group H trip to BATE Borisov.
Sep 28, 17:12
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Live Commentary: BATE Borisov 2-4 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 4-2 victory over BATE Borisov in the Europa League.
Sep 28, 17:00
Kevin Gameiro of Sevilla celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final first leg match between FC Sevilla and ACF Fiorentina at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on May 7, 2015
Everton planning move for Atletico Madrid striker?
Everton are reportedly interested in Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro.
Sep 26, 17:14
Alexandre Lacazette in action for Arsenal on July 30, 2017
Result: Alexandre Lacazette nets brace in Arsenal win
Alexandre Lacazette scores twice as Arsenal record a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in Monday night's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 25, 21:52
Olivier Giroud attempts an overhead kick during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Report: Everton not giving up on Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud
A report claims that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud remains a £40m target for Everton, who are ready to push ahead with a fresh approach in January.
Sep 24, 16:53
Theo Walcott scores during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Result: Arsenal earn narrow win over Doncaster Rovers in EFL Cup
Arsenal claim a narrow 1-0 win over League One side Doncaster Rovers in Wednesday's EFL Cup third-round tie at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 20, 21:44
Jack Wilshere warms up ahead of the Europa League game between Arsenal and FC Koln on September 14, 2017
Team News: Jack Wilshere starts for Arsenal in EFL Cup tie against Doncaster Rovers
Jack Wilshere starts for Arsenal in tonight's EFL Cup tie against Doncaster Rovers at the Emirates.
Sep 20, 18:50
Alexis Sanchez puts the Gunners in the lead during the Europa League game between Arsenal and FC Koln on September 14, 2017
Result: Alexis Sanchez scores in Arsenal recovery against FC Koln
Alexis Sanchez scores on his return to the Arsenal team to help them to a 3-1 win over FC Koln in their delayed Europa League match at the Emirates.
Sep 14, 22:57
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsenal kickoff delayed by an hour
Kickoff in the Europa League game between Arsenal and FC Koln is delayed to 9.05pm.
Sep 14, 19:17
Jhon Cordoba celebrates scoring during the Europa League game between Arsenal and FC Koln on September 14, 2017
Live Commentary: Arsenal 3-1 FC Koln - as it happened
Relive how Arsenal came from behind to beat FC Koln 3-1 in their delayed Europa League game at the Emirates, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text updates.
Sep 14, 19:00
Alexis Sanchez in action during an Arsenal training session on September 13, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez starts for Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez starts for Arsenal as they welcome FC Koln to the Emirates in the Europa League.
Sep 14, 18:58
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud: 'Arsenal must be fully focused for FC Koln test'
Olivier Giroud says that he is "looking forward" to Arsenal's opening Europa League fixture against FC Koln as it is a competition that he intends to win.
Sep 13, 15:33
Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on August 11, 2017
Olivier Giroud: 'I came close to leaving Arsenal in summer'
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits that he was tempted to leave during the summer, but feels as though he still has more to offer at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 13, 14:12
Danny Welbeck opens the scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Danny Welbeck: 'Arsene Wenger has a good headache'
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck says that manager Arsene Wenger has "a good headache" when it comes to his options up front.
Sep 9, 17:53
Alexandre Lacazette is congratulated by Hector Bellerin after scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Result: Arsenal cruise past Bournemouth to return to winning ways
Arsenal return to winning ways following back-to-back defeats courtesy of a comfortable 3-0 win over Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 9, 16:53
Alexis Sanchez hides his face in shame during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez drops to Arsenal bench
Alexis Sanchez is named among the substitutes as Arsenal welcome Bournemouth to the Emirates.
Sep 9, 14:02
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
France striker Olivier Giroud 'frustrated' after shock home draw
France striker Olivier Giroud opens up on the 'frustration' of failing to overcome minnows Luxembourg, leaving Les Bleus with work to do if they are to reach Russia 2018.
Sep 4, 14:18
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France held at home by Luxembourg
France return to the top of Group A despite being held to a goalless draw at home by Luxembourg in Sunday night's 2018 World Cup qualification match.
Sep 3, 21:45
Raul Jimenez for Atletico Madrid on September 20, 2014
Report: Everton made late attempt to sign Benfica striker Raul Jimenez on loan
Everton reportedly made a last-ditch attempt to sign Benfica striker Raul Jimenez on loan before the closure of the summer transfer window.
Sep 3, 11:05
Olivier Giroud celebrates during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Report: Olivier Giroud wife vetoed prospective Everton move
Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam claims that Olivier Giroud's "girlfriend or wife" did not want to move to Merseyside, prompting the collapse of his move to Everton.
Aug 31, 22:24



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