Olivier Giroud Biography
Birthday: September 30, 1986 (Libra)
Born In: Chambéry, France
Olivier Giroud is French footballer who plays for the Premier League club Chelsea as well as the French national football team. Born in Chambery region of France and raised in Froges, he started his initial training in football as a kid with a local club named Olympique Club de Froges. He shaped up his skills for six years there and at the age of 13, he joined Grenoble, which further set the foundation for his future career as a footballer. At the age of 21, he signed his first official contract with Grenoble. As a part of their reserve team, Olivier scored 15 goals in 15 matches, which brought him into the French football mainstream. It further led him to be loaned away to other clubs such as Istres, Tours and Montpellier. Finally in 2012, he got the attention from the best, the Premier League clubs, particularly Arsenal, which bought him off. Performing magnificently for them, he remained a key part of their main squad until January 2018, when he officially joined Chelsea. In 2011, he made his way into the national seniors’ team and represented his team in several major FIFA tournaments.