Midfielder referred to as Le Petit Velo, joined Marseille in 2006 as well as the France national team this year 2010. He started his professional profession with Libourne in 2004. Though his 5’6″ elevation made him among the smallest soccer players of his period, what he lacked long, he composed for in explosiveness. Blessed in Bruges, France, his dad was a Spaniard from the town of Valladolid. He became teammates with goalkeeper Steve Mandanda on both Marseille as well as the French national group.