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Robert Pirès

Robert Pires
Personal information
Full nameRobert Emmanuel Pirès
Date of birth29 October 1973(age 42)
Place of birthReims, France
Height1.87 m
Playing positionWinger / Attacking midfielder

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Robert Emmanuel Pirès (born 29 October 1973 in Reims) is a French international footballer who is currently a free agent after his contract with the Premier League club Aston Villa expired. He is perhaps best known for his time with Arsenal, with whom he won three FA Cups and two FA Premier League titles including the club's famous unbeaten season of 2003 04. A former France international, Pirès earned 79 caps between 1996 and 2004 for his country, including winning both the 1998 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2000.

Pirès has played the majority of his career as a left winger, but can also play all across the midfield or in a position to support the striker(s).

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