Laurent Koscielny

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Laurent Koscielny is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre back for English club Arsenal and the France national team. He is vice-captain of Arsenal.

Born in Tulle, Koscielny began his football career playing for a host of youth clubs before moving to Guingamp in 2003, where he quickly progressed through the youth ranks, making his professional debut the following season. After becoming frustrated at being played out of position as a right back, he joined Tours for an undisclosed fee, quickly establishing himself as the team's star player in his desired position, ultimately aiding in the club's promotion into Ligue 1, while also being named in the Ligue 2 Team of the Season. Koscielny continued his impressive performances following a €1.7 million transfer to fellow French outfit Lorient in 2009, receiving multiple plaudits for his performances, largely cultivating a reputation as a clever, agile, ball-playing defender/ His achievements and footballing potential attracted Arsenal, ultimately moving to the Premier League side for a fee of Β£8.45 million the following season.

Following his arrival to England, Koscielny has widely been regarded to be one of the best players in his position, as well as one of the best in the world. He has since established himself as a core component in the Arsenal first team, as well as contributing with a host of individual performances, including aiding in ending the club's nine-year trophy drought, scoring a crucial equalizer en route to winning the FA Cup in 2014. He was also crucial in further club successes that followed, winning another two FA Cups and the FA Community Shield on three occasions.

Despite having the ability to represent Poland, Koscielny instead decided to represent France, and first appeared up for the national team against Brazil in February 2011. Koscielny has since become a regular starter for the nation in every major tournament that they have appeared in, including UEFA Euro 2012 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while also leading France to the final of UEFA Euro 2016. He scored his first international goal in a friendly match against Scotland in 2016, and has since amassed forty-nine appearances for the national side.

Prior to the beginning of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Koscielny announced that he would be retiring from international football after the competition, and thus no longer be playing for France. Description provided by Wikipedia

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Tanx for the memories leave our club and with your age mate

Captain good lucky to night always gunnurs support me

Its always a good job lad all the best. coyg!

Captain the great, we wish you well

All the best captain ... make us proud. #COYG

Good luck to end this season with a spectacular trophy.

All the very best. Bring it home

Strong captain Laurent koscielny..we a proud of you

Show us some wonderful things Kos❀❀

Wishing u guys all d best #coyg

The day we have been waiting for so long, πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ

Play as a Team. Give only the Best. Achieve the Great. πŸ‘

Captain fantastic all the best

Kos the boss...I love your passion bro

You let 4 goals in you trash bro

Go for trophy my captain and bring it home...We are waiting to welcome you...All the best

The worst captain in Arsenal history: 1. Koscielny 2. Koscielny 3. Koscielny 4. William Gallas You has leadership ability as much as donkey. cant urge the team, cant motivate and cant command. what else you cant do?

Yes cappy Best of luck today The UELπŸ† is coming with us as you will lift it above your head with the rest of the team jubilating #COYG

Wish you all the best

Have a great game Boss, lift that trophy and bring it on home πŸ’ͺπŸ†! COYG!

Need one of your headers Laurent

YES its time captain,just pray they don't pair you with mustafi..anyway all the best coyg

all the best my man pls do your best

The big BOSS. I know how ruthless you can be at the back. Show them! Lift the Trophy in the front of your 4000 fans in Baku and millions of others through the TV screens.

Captain I know u'll never disappoint me, made me proud, Take it to Emerates we'll celebrate there πŸ”΄πŸ”΄πŸ”΄πŸ”΄

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Good luck from sweden

Give us the very best captain, with you at the back I know we are covered, bring the glory back home for us gonners and we shall ensure the streets shall be all red and white.

Good luck...from Kenya

The capable, capacity and capacitated Captain all what we need is the trophy,work together as a team and bring it to Emirates Stadium.

Good luck gunners love you xx

Baku here we come to demolish the blues in a London derby.

Good luck my team good luck my brodher i am from Zanzibar -Tanzania

Good luck to our boys #Namibia 😍😍😍

Take us to the Uefa champions league

Good luck to you, from Nigeria

Hello young man good luck to you all πŸ€πŸ˜˜xx

Good luck from Sweden with loveπŸ’

All the best from Zambia

Hello from Kenya good luck

Lolo the master of defence πŸ’ͺ❀️

Good luck to all our Gunners....play without fear and you can do it .βš½οΈβš½οΈβš½οΈβš½οΈπŸ†

Hello from KenyaπŸ‘‹ A Win that guarantees πŸ†πŸ‘ˆ from Baku please Captain!! #COYG

Good luck from #Kenya. Hope we will win On Wednesday.

Wishing youthe very best.......Victory is Certain God willing....

Congratulations in Addy bro. Bring back our birthright,the champions league positions.

Good luck, from Horn of Africa

Best wish from kenya

I wish you fc Arsenal good luck #love frome Mozambique

Good luck capitain. Greetings from Sweden.

Hello from Liberia πŸ‡±πŸ‡· good luck captain

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Good lucky our captian

Good luck ido

Good luck cptn

I pray that you remain fit for that game

Good Lucky bro

I call u " my lord" my captain all the best to u

All good luck captain πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ‘Š.

Good luck solidier

Bonne chance capitaine

Good Luck πŸ™ŒπŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ†

Our weapon of massive distraction areal gunner

Go captain go let's show them how we made of

Good morning Boss!

Cappy Rally the troops for the final battle in Baku and may luck shine in us #Uel #COYG

Good luck. This could be your last final so play it hard

Good training

We need it at home

Koscielny and mustafi

Capi we need it at the Emirates. Wish you Good Luck

Captain i want superb performance in baku next Wednesday coming......... All the best

Mustafi to the right

Fantastic man I real like to watch. Let me hv the kit u use in final pls

OCS i like your job in defence

senior captain.........my role model

Bring the trophy home please...... Let Aoron ramsey depart with a smiling face to turin

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Grats Kos, make us proud at Baku!

COYG!!!! Made us all proud tonight

Congratulations my boys well done

Great performance guys

Congratulations my boys, well done xx

Congratulations to the best team ever. COYG You've got this πŸ†πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸΎ

Thank you each and everyone of you did us proud now let’s finish the job

Congratulation Boss.. that was great performance hope the same performance in the finalπŸ’ͺπŸ‘

Congratulations capital fantastic

Congratulations guys please win the trophy and make us proud more

Let's see that photo after we beat Chelski!!

Congrats!captain and the guys

Congratulations #Skipoo_fantastic#

Congratulation gunners forever great performances

Awww thank you great captain Koscienly, we will greatly miss you in Arsenal, after you go on retirement.

Congratulations now win us the Cup #COYG

I think Arsenal won today! Thank God the losing streak ended.

Proud now go win it ffs arsenal till I die

Congratulation great players

It’s okay celebrating now but we need to win the final it’s a massive game we need to do a professional job in the final and get over the line back into the better tournament come on boys we need to play like we did tonight

Congratulations πŸŽ† but the most important thing is to lift πŸ‹ the trophy πŸ† πŸ†

Congratulations Captain😍

Congratulations 🍾🎈🎊 guys , now you have to win it

Congratulations my Arsenal now win the cup

Congrats captain fantastic

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It is very important when a coach laugh and smile with his captain, #Emery the Man for #Arsenal job

Great captain,we need Europa cup now Kos.....

We love you kos

Give the best Boscielny..

1luv, wish you all the best.

That’s nice seeing manager and player enjoying a chat together

U r my most valuable captain

Everyone loves Koscielny, we all do.

Best defender

Go,Gunners go! Thrash them like they were never thrashed before!

My world best defender 😍😍😍😍

Despite your old age u r the best in line of defence captain Laurent⚽️β™₯️

All the best Captain with the team #COYG

So another crap afternoon how do you still get paid (I know you didn’t play) I mean all the players

O captain my captain

captain i need to see u in the top 3

Let's do this Captain #OLA #COYG

Without u we can't win

stupid team of the century. evin champ the cant que

Captain KOS......COYG

This guy respects Kocienly

Pic of the season..love guys..#COYG

Today's game is very important, 3points are most important, all the responsibilities in the pitch are on you man!

did not matter I stopped following you this season in Feb, you are no good as a team and no excitement around the team is zero

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