28 Facts About Djibril Cisse

1. Djibril Cisse outraged locals by banning any act of hunting from riding across his nine acres of land; "I don't care what they thought about me—I'm an animal-lover", he told The Guardian Sports.

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2. Djibril Cisse was born to Ivorian parents in France with a wealthy family background.

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3. Djibril Cisse was the seventh and last child of his family.

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4. Djibril Cisse was born on the 12th day of August 1981 in Arles, France.

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5. Djibril Cisse issued these complaints while he was with Marseille, which was the team Valbuena was on at the time as well.

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6. Djibril Cisse played for 12 different clubs total and made 41 appearances for France, according to the Guardian.

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7. Djibril Cisse has his own clothing range and fragrance, branded "Mr Lenoir".

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8. Djibril Cisse got married in a tuxedo in the red of Liverpool.

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9. Djibril Cisse made his international debut, age 21, against Belgium coming on as a 48th-minute substitute for David Trezeguet on 18 May 2002.

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10. On 20 October 2015, Djibril Cisse announced his retirement from football at the age of 34 due to injury.

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11. In June 2015, Djibril Cisse signed for Saint-Pierroise of the Reunion Premier League on a month-long contract starting in September of the same year.

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12. On 1 January 2014, Djibril Cisse signed an 18-month deal with Bastia.

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13. On 3 July 2013, Djibril Cisse signed a one-year contract with Kuban Krasnodar.

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14. Djibril Cisse made nine league appearances and scored one goal in the championship and four in the AFC Champions League.

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15. Djibril Cisse went on to score his fifth goal in seven matches to win the match against Stoke City.

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16. Djibril Cisse was Mark Hughes' fourth signing since taking over as manager.

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17. Djibril Cisse was transferred to Serie A club Lazio on 12 July 2011 for €5.8 million.

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18. Djibril Cisse left Greece and Panathinaikos after celebrating in a farewell party with him as the DJ and he gave a promise to Panathinaikos fans that he will return.

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19. Djibril Cisse celebrated this goal by wearing a T-shirt of Panathinaikos supporters group Gate 13.

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20. Djibril Cisse was the team captain of Panathinaikos and the most valuable player of the club.

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21. Djibril Cisse scored his first goal in Greece against Crete-based Ergotelis and soon he became the new leader of the team.

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22. On 25 June 2009, Djibril Cisse signed a four-year contract with Panathinaikos.

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23. On 20 August 2008, Djibril Cisse secured a loan switch to Premier League club Sunderland.

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24. The very same day Djibril Cisse broke his leg during France's final warm up match against China on 7 June 2006.

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25. Djibril Cisse scored Liverpool's opening goal in the 2006 FA Cup Final with a sliding shot past West Ham United keeper Shaka Hislop.

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26. Djibril Cisse had only played 19 games for Liverpool when a freak accident occurred while playing against Blackburn Rovers on 30 October 2004.

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27. In 2015, Djibril Cisse made one appearance for Reunion based club JS Saint-Pierroise before retiring from professional football.

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28. Djibril Cisse started his career at AC Arles in 1989 at the age of eight.

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