Olivier Jonathan Giroud was born on September 30th, 1986 in the city of Chambery, in the country of France. At the age of 25, the striker earned his debut for France in international competition in 2011. He has played for his country on more than 116 occasions and has participated in six major tournaments. Giroud’s club experience includes stints with Grenoble, Tours, Montpellier, Arsenal, Chelsea, and AC Milan, among other teams.
Olivier Giroud Career
Olivier Giroud has been selected to represent France at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in 2022. In the first game of the tournament, a victory against Australia by a score of 4-1, he scored two goals. With his 51 goals scored for France, the striker, who is now 36 years old, has tied Thierry Henry for the all-time leader in goals scored for the French national team. As of the 26th of November in 2022, he has gained 116 caps for France.
Olivier Giroud started all of France’s matches in the forward position for Les Bleus during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. They prevailed over Croatia in the tournament’s championship game by a score of 4 to 2. In addition, Giroud represented his country at the World Cup in 2014 as well as the Euros in 2012, 2016, and 2020.
The Frenchman got his start in senior competition with Grenoble, where he was a member of the team from 2005 until 2008. In 2010, Giroud joined the Ligue 1 side Montpellier. As a result of his 21 goals scored in Ligue 1 during the 2011–12 season, he was named a co-co-top scorer for the league and helped Montpellier win the championship.
During his time at Arsenal (2012-2018), Giroud appeared in 180 league games and scored 73 goals. He led the English club to victory in three FA Cups and three Community Shields during his time there. During his time at Chelsea (2018-2021), he appeared in 75 league games and scored 17 goals.
The striker was a part of the team that won the FA Cup. In addition to that, he was a major contributor to Chelsea’s success in the UEFA Champions League in 2020-21. Giroud officially joined the AC Milan squad that competes in Serie A on July 17, 2021. He led AC Milan to achieve their first Serie A championship in 11 years by scoring 11 goals for the club in 29 league games during the 2021-22 season, which they used to win.
Olivier Giroud’s Net Worth
As of the year 2022, the striker for the French national team, Olivier Giroud, has a net worth of $10 million. As a player for AC Milan, he brings in a salary of 4,490,000 Euros a season. His weekly compensation comes to €86,346. The football player, who is 36 years old, brings in the bulk of his income through endorsement deals, bonuses, sponsorships, and other enterprises in addition to the money he makes from his football contracts.