Eric Abidal

Date of birth11 September 1979
Place of birthLyon
NationalityFrench
Weight75 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender

A strong left-sided defender.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
AS Monaco 01 Jul 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 AS Monaco French Championnat 5
3
1
2000-01 AS Monaco UEFA Champions League 1
2001-02 AS Monaco French Championnat 7
7
2002-03 Lille OSC French Championnat 27
2
1
2003-04 Lille OSC French Championnat 35
2
2004-05 Olympique Lyonnais French Championnat 29
2
2004-05 Olympique Lyonnais UEFA Champions League 1
2005-06 Olympique Lyonnais French Championnat 14
1
2007-08 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2
2008-09 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2
1
2009-10 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 1
2010-11 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 3
2011-12 Barcelona Primera Liga 2
2011-12 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 6
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
16 Sep 2000 AS Monaco v Toulouse W 3-0 French Championnat 8
20 Sep 2000 AS Monaco v Rangers L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group D
13 Oct 2000 Bastia v AS Monaco W 0-2 French Championnat 11
29 Oct 2000 Troyes v AS Monaco L 1-0 French Championnat 13
18 Nov 2000 AS Monaco v Paris St Germain W 2-0 French Championnat 16
25 Nov 2000 RC Lens v AS Monaco L 4-3 French Championnat 17
29 Nov 2000 Nantes v AS Monaco L 3-1 French Championnat 18
03 Dec 2000 AS Monaco v Strasbourg W 1-0 French Championnat 19
20 Dec 2000 Olympique Marseille v AS Monaco L 2-1 French Championnat 22
04 Aug 2001 AS Monaco v Montpellier D 0-0 French Championnat 2
16 Sep 2001 Bordeaux v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 7
22 Sep 2001 AS Monaco v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 8
29 Sep 2001 Bastia v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 9
13 Oct 2001 AS Monaco v Sedan D 0-0 French Championnat 10
24 Nov 2001 Metz v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 15
28 Nov 2001 AS Monaco v Lille D 0-0 French Championnat 16
08 Dec 2001 Auxerre v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 17
22 Dec 2001 AS Monaco v Rennes D 0-0 French Championnat 19
05 Jan 2002 Paris St Germain v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 20
06 Feb 2002 AS Monaco v Bastia D 0-0 French Championnat 25
06 Mar 2002 Olympique Lyonnais v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 28
16 Mar 2002 AS Monaco v Nantes D 0-0 French Championnat 29
13 Apr 2002 Lille v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 32


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
2004-05 France International Friendly 2
1
2005-06 France FIFA World Cup 6
2
2005-06 France International Friendly 4
1
2006-07 France International Friendly 3
1
2006-07 France UEFA European Championship 6
2007-08 France International Friendly 5
1
2007-08 France UEFA European Championship 7
1
2008-09 France FIFA World Cup 2
2008-09 France International Friendly 3
2009-10 France FIFA World Cup 5
2
2009-10 France International Friendly 3
2010-11 France International Friendly 3
1
1
2010-11 France UEFA European Championship 1
2011-12 France International Friendly 3
2011-12 France UEFA European Championship 3
2013-14 France FIFA World Cup 4
2013-14 France International Friendly 2


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
18 Aug 2004 France v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 France v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
31 May 2005 France v Hungary W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Nov 2005 France v Costa Rica W 3-2 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 France v Slovakia L 1-2 International Friendly
27 May 2006 France v Mexico W 1-0 International Friendly
31 May 2006 France v Denmark W 2-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2006 France v China PR W 3-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2006 France v Switzerland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
18 Jun 2006 France v Korea Republic D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
27 Jun 2006 Spain v France W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
01 Jul 2006 Brazil v France W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
05 Jul 2006 France v Portugal W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Semi-final
09 Jul 2006 Italy v France L 1-1 (3-5) FIFA World Cup Final
16 Aug 2006 Bosnia and Herzegovina v France W 1-2 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Georgia v France W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Sep 2006 France v Italy W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Oct 2006 Scotland v France L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
15 Nov 2006 France v Greece W 1-0 International Friendly
07 Feb 2007 France v Argentina L 0-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Lithuania v France W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
28 Mar 2007 France v Austria W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 2007 France v Ukraine W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Jun 2007 France v Georgia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
22 Aug 2007 Slovakia v France W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Italy v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
12 Sep 2007 France v Scotland L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
13 Oct 2007 Faroe Islands v France W 0-6 UEFA European Championship Group B
17 Oct 2007 France v Lithuania W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
16 Nov 2007 France v Morocco D 2-2 International Friendly
21 Nov 2007 Ukraine v France D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Feb 2008 Spain v France L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 France v England W 1-0 International Friendly
27 May 2008 France v Ecuador W 2-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2008 France v Colombia W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2008 France v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
17 Jun 2008 France v Italy L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
10 Sep 2008 France v Serbia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 7
11 Oct 2008 Romania v France D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 7
14 Oct 2008 France v Tunisia W 3-1 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 France v Argentina L 0-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 2009 France v Turkey W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Serbia v France D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 7
10 Oct 2009 France v Faroe Islands W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 7
14 Nov 2009 Republic of Ireland v France W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
26 May 2010 France v Costa Rica W 2-1 International Friendly
30 May 2010 Tunisia v France D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2010 France v China PR L 0-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2010 Uruguay v France D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
17 Jun 2010 France v Mexico L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
17 Nov 2010 England v France W 1-2 International Friendly
09 Feb 2011 France v Brazil W 1-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2011 Belarus v France D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
06 Jun 2011 Ukraine v France W 1-4 International Friendly
09 Jun 2011 Poland v France W 0-1 International Friendly
10 Aug 2011 France v Chile D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Albania v France W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group D
06 Sep 2011 Romania v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
11 Oct 2011 France v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
15 Nov 2011 France v Belgium D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Germany v France W 1-2 International Friendly
14 Aug 2013 Belgium v France D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Georgia v France D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
10 Sep 2013 Belarus v France W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
11 Oct 2013 France v Australia W 6-0 International Friendly
15 Oct 2013 France v Finland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
15 Nov 2013 Ukraine v France L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off


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