Olivier Giroud is a professional football player from France. Born on September 30, 1986, in Chambéry, he plays as a striker for both the French national team and AC Milan in Serie A. Giroud started his professional career in France, playing for lower-division clubs such as Grenoble and Tours before joining Ligue 2 team FC Istres in 2007. His impressive performances caught the attention of scouts, leading to a move to Ligue 1 club Montpellier in 2010. During his spell at Montpellier, Giroud helped the team win the Ligue 1 title in the 2011-2012 season, scoring 21 goals. His performances earned him a move to Arsenal in the English Premier League for a reported fee of £12 million. Giroud spent six seasons at Arsenal, where he became known for his physicality, aerial prowess, and ability to score goals. At Arsenal, Giroud won three FA Cups and became an important player for the team. He scored 105 goals in 253 appearances for the club. In January 2018, Giroud joined London rivals Chelsea, where he won the UEFA Europa League in his first season with the club. Internationally, Giroud made his debut for the French national team in 2011. He has since represented his country in several major tournaments, including the UEFA European Championship and the FIFA World Cup. Giroud played a crucial role in France's victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, scoring key goals and providing assists. Giroud is known for his unique playing style, combining physicality with fine technical abilities. He is adept at holding up the ball, bringing his teammates into play, and scoring goals with his head or feet. Despite facing criticism at times, he has established himself as an important player in both club and international football.