French footballer who plays for English club Arsenal in the Premier League and the French national team. He plays as a striker and is known for his size, physical style of play and his heading ability.
After starring for several clubs in the lower divisions, Giroud secured a move to Ligue 1 club Montpellier in August 2010. His performances over two seasons with the club culminated in a call-up to the senior national team. Giroud made his international debut on 11 November 2011 in a match against Belgium.