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Hatem Ben Arfa
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Personal information
Full name Hatem Ben Arfa
Date of birth 7 March 1987 (1987-03-07) (age 35)
Place of birth    Clamart, Flag of France France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current club Flag of France Lille
Number TBA
Youth clubs
1994–1996
1996–1998
1998–1999
1999–2002
2002–2004
Flag of France ASV Châtenay-Malabry
Flag of France Montrouge CF 92
Flag of France AC Boulogne-Billancourt
Flag of France INF Clairefontaine
Flag of France Lyon
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2004–2008
2008–2010
2010–2011
2011–2015
2014–2015
2015–2016
2016–2018
2018–2019
2020
2020–2021
2022–
Flag of France Lyon
Flag of France Marseille
Flag of EnglandNewcastle United (loan)
Flag of England Newcastle United
Flag of EnglandHull City (loan)
Flag of France Nice
Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain
Flag of France Rennes
Flag of Spain Valladolid
Flag of France Bordeaux
Flag of France Lille
064 00(7)
063 00(9)
0000(1)
072 0(12)
0000(0)
034 0(17)
023 00(0)
026 00(7)
0000(0)
024 00(2)
0000(0)   
National team
2002–2003
2003–2004
2005
2005–2006
2007
2007–
Flag of France France U16
Flag of France France U17
Flag of France France U18
Flag of France France U19
Flag of France France U21
Flag of France France
010 00(7)
017 0(11)
0000(0)
0000(1)
0000(0)
015 00(2)

Hatem Ben Arfa (born 7 March 1987) is a French footballer who plays as a winger and an attacking midfielder, for Ligue 1 club Lille and the France national team. Known for his dribbling ability, he has been described as "one of the best-rated talents in France", but has been criticised by the media and players alike for lacking discipline.

Honours

Clubs

Lyon
Marseille
Paris Saint-Germain
  • Coupe de France: 2016–17
  • Coupe de la Ligue: 2016–17
  • Trophée des Champions: 2016
Rennes

International

France
  • UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship (1): 2004

Individual

  • UNFP Young Player of the Year (1): 2007–08
  • UNFP Player of the Month (1): February 2010

External links

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Lille OSC squad - 2022–23

1 Grbić · 2 Çelik · 3 Djaló · 4 Botman · 5 Gudmundsson · 6 Fonte (c) · 7 Bamba · 8 Xeka · 9 David · 10 Sanches · 11 Ben Arfa · 14 Ascone · 16 Jakubech · 17 Yılmaz · 19 Lihadji · 20 Gomes · 21 André · 22 Weah · 23 Zhegrova · 24 Onana · 26 Pied · 29 Bradarić · 30 Jardim · 33 Agouzoul · 35 Simbakoli ·

  • Manager: Flag of France Jocelyn Gourvennec
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Flag of France France
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France – UEFA Euro 2012

1. Lloris (c) 2. Debuchy 3. Evra 4. Rami 5. Mexès 6. Cabaye 7. Ribéry 8. Valbuena 9. Giroud 10. Benzema 11. Nasri 12. Matuidi 13. Réveillère 14. Ménez 15. Malouda 16. Mandanda 17. M'Vila 18. Diarra 19. Martin 20. Ben Arfa 21. Koscielny 22. Clichy 23. Carrasso

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