Bixente Lizarazu

Date of birth09 December 1969
Place of birthSaint Jean-de-Luz
NationalityFrench
Weight69 kg
Height1.69 m
PositionFull back

He began his career at Caen before switching to play for Bordeaux in the 1988-1989 season where he joined Zinadine Zidane and Christophe Dugarry. He made his international debut in November 1992 and has remained a member of the team ever since. He moved from Bordeaux to play for Athletic Bilbao for the 1996-1997 season before signing for German giants Bayern Munich in the summer of 1997. He has remained at the club winning the Champions League in 2000-2001 season. He is arguably the best left back in the world possessing great speed, good tackling, excellent positioning and great attacking ability. He is a definite at the left back position.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Bordeaux 01 Jul 1988 01 Jul 1996
Athletic Bilbao 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1997
Bayern München 01 Jul 1997

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1993-94 Basque Selection Basque 75th Anniversary 1
1998-99 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 2
1
1999-00 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 2
2000-01 Bayern München Bundesliga 13
2
2
1
2000-01 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 9
1
5
2001-02 Bayern München Bundesliga 24
1
1
7
2001-02 Bayern München Intercontinental Cup 1
2001-02 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 12
2001-02 Bayern München UEFA Super Cup 1
2002-03 Bayern München Bundesliga 25
1
2
2
2002-03 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 2
1
2003-04 Bayern München Bundesliga 26
1
5
2003-04 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 8
3
2004-05 Bayern München Bundesliga 13
2
2004-05 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 4
1
2004-05 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 14
3
2005-06 Bayern München Bundesliga 16
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 Dec 1993 Basque Selection v Bolivia W 3-1 BASQUE 75th ANIV


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1989-90 France UEFA Under-21 1
1990-91 France UEFA Under-21 4
1991-92 France UEFA Under-21 2
1
1992-93 France FIFA World Cup 3
1
1993-94 France FIFA World Cup 1
1
1993-94 France International Friendly 1
1
1993-94 France Kirin Japan Cup
1
1994-95 France B International 1
1994-95 France International Friendly
1
1994-95 France UEFA European Championship 1
1
1995-96 France International Friendly 2
2
1995-96 France UEFA European Championship 6
3
1
1996-97 France International Friendly 2
1996-97 France Tournoi de France 2
1
1997-98 France FIFA World Cup 6
1
1
1997-98 France International Friendly 2
1997-98 France King Hassan II Cup 1
1998-99 France International Friendly 2
1998-99 France UEFA European Championship 4
1999-00 France Hassan II Tournament 1
1999-00 France International Friendly 5
1999-00 France UEFA European Championship 7
2000-01 France Childrens Charity 1
2000-01 France FIFA Confederations Cup 4
1
2000-01 France International Friendly 5
1
2001-02 France FIFA World Cup 3
2001-02 France International Friendly 6
1
2002-03 France FIFA Confederations Cup 3
1
2002-03 France International Friendly 2
2002-03 France UEFA European Championship 2
2003-04 France International Friendly 4
2
2003-04 France UEFA European Championship 6


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Oct 1989 France v Scotland W 3-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
04 Sep 1990 Iceland v France W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
12 Oct 1990 France v Czechoslovakia L 1-2 UEFA U21 Group
16 Nov 1990 Albania v France D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group
19 Feb 1991 France v Spain L 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
11 Oct 1991 Spain v France D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group
19 Nov 1991 France v Iceland W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group
14 Nov 1992 France v Finland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
17 Feb 1993 Israel v France W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Group 6
27 Mar 1993 Austria v France W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Apr 1993 France v Sweden W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Jul 1993 France v Russia W 3-1 International Friendly
22 Aug 1993 Sweden v France D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
13 Oct 1993 France v Israel L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Group 6
22 Mar 1994 France v Chile W 3-1 International Friendly
29 May 1994 Japan v France W 1-4 KIRIN JAPAN CUP
17 Aug 1994 France v Czech Republic D 2-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 1994 Slovakia v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
08 Oct 1994 France v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
17 Jan 1995 France v Belarus W 1-0 B INTER
22 Jul 1995 Norway v France D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Aug 1995 France v Poland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
06 Sep 1995 France v Azerbaijan W 10-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
11 Oct 1995 Romania v France W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 1
15 Nov 1995 France v Israel W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 May 1996 France v Finland W 2-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 1996 Germany v France W 0-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 1996 France v Armenia W 2-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 1996 Romania v France W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
15 Jun 1996 France v Spain D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
18 Jun 1996 France v Bulgaria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
23 Jun 1996 France v Netherlands W 0-0 (5-4) UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
26 Jun 1996 France v Czech Republic L 0-0 (5-6) UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
31 Aug 1996 France v Mexico W 2-0 International Friendly
26 Feb 1997 France v Netherlands W 2-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 1997 France v Brazil D 1-1 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
07 Jun 1997 France v England L 0-1 Tournoi de France
11 Jun 1997 France v Italy D 2-2 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
22 Apr 1998 Sweden v France D 0-0 International Friendly
27 May 1998 Belgium v France W 0-1 King Hassan II Cup
05 Jun 1998 Finland v France W 0-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 1998 France v South Africa W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
18 Jun 1998 France v Saudi Arabia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
28 Jun 1998 France v Paraguay W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
03 Jul 1998 Italy v France W 0-0 (4-3) FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
08 Jul 1998 France v Croatia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
12 Jul 1998 Brazil v France W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Final
19 Aug 1998 Austria v France D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Sep 1998 Iceland v France D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
10 Oct 1998 Russia v France W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
14 Oct 1998 France v Andorra W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
10 Feb 1999 England v France W 0-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 1999 France v Ukraine D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Aug 1999 Northern Ireland v France W 0-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 1999 Ukraine v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
08 Sep 1999 Armenia v France W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Oct 1999 France v Iceland W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
23 Feb 2000 France v Poland W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2000 Scotland v France W 0-2 International Friendly
26 Apr 2000 France v Slovenia W 3-2 International Friendly
28 May 2000 Croatia v France W 0-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2000 France v Japan D 2-2 Hassan II Tournament
11 Jun 2000 France v Denmark W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
25 Jun 2000 France v Spain W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
28 Jun 2000 France v Portugal W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
02 Jul 2000 France v Italy W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Final
16 Aug 2000 France v World XI W 5-1 Childrens Charity
02 Sep 2000 France v England D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Oct 2000 France v Cameroon D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Feb 2001 France v Germany W 1-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2001 France v Japan W 5-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2001 Spain v France L 2-1 International Friendly
25 Apr 2001 France v Portugal W 4-0 International Friendly
30 May 2001 Korea Republic v France W 0-5 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
03 Jun 2001 France v Mexico W 4-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
07 Jun 2001 France v Brazil W 2-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
10 Jun 2001 Japan v France W 0-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
15 Aug 2001 France v Denmark W 1-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Chile v France L 2-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 France v Scotland W 5-0 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 France v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
18 May 2002 France v Belgium L 1-2 International Friendly
26 May 2002 Korea Republic v France W 2-3 International Friendly
31 May 2002 France v Senegal L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
06 Jun 2002 France v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
11 Jun 2002 Denmark v France L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
12 Feb 2003 France v Czech Republic L 0-2 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 France v Malta W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
02 Apr 2003 Israel v France W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
30 Apr 2003 France v Egypt W 5-0 International Friendly
18 Jun 2003 France v Colombia W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
22 Jun 2003 France v New Zealand W 5-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
29 Jun 2003 France v Cameroon W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
20 Aug 2003 Switzerland v France W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2003 France v Cyprus W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
10 Sep 2003 Slovenia v France W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
11 Oct 2003 France v Israel W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
15 Nov 2003 Germany v France W 0-3 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Belgium v France W 0-2 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Netherlands v France D 0-0 International Friendly
28 May 2004 France v Andorra W 4-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2004 France v Ukraine W 1-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2004 France v England W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
21 Jun 2004 Switzerland v France W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
25 Jun 2004 France v Greece L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.