Acquired: Signed on March 19, 2013 after preseason trial in Tucson, Ariz.
2014: Made 15 MLS starts and 23 regular season appearances, scoring five goals and adding an assist. Made four playoff starts and five appearances, netting three goals and two assists. Played the full 90 minutes on March 30 vs. Chivas and scored the game-tying goal in the 95th minute. Played 95+ minutes before being subbed off for Connor Lade on April 5 at Montreal and scored a goal in the 34th minute. Scored his third goal of the season at New England on June 8 before being substituted for Connor Lade in the 92+ minute. Played 78 minutes on June 27 against Toronto FC and scored his fourth goal of the season before being substituted for Tim Cahill. Replaced Tim Cahill in the 67th minute on August 23 against Montreal and recorded an assist on Bradley Wright-Phillips’ 20th goal of the season. Played the full 90 minutes on September 10 against D.C. United in a 1-0 win. Scored a penalty kick goal on September 13 at Philadelphia… Playoffs: Assisted on both goals as a second-half substitute on October 26 in New York’s 2-1 Eastern Conference knockout round win over Sporting Kansas City. Scored a goal in New York’s 2-0 win over D.C. United in leg one of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on November 2. Scored New York’s crucial away goal in a 2-1 loss on November 8 in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at RFK Stadium. Scored second goal in 2-2 draw in second leg of Eastern Conference Championship at New England… Champions League: Played 78 minutes on August 26 against C.D. FAS in the club’s opening CCL game and recorded an assist on Lloyd Sam’s goal.
2013: Appeared in 22 games in his first MLS season, making nine starts … Moved from forward to attacking midfielder toward the end of the season and had a big impact, racking up seven assists in regular-season play to rank second on the team … Made his Red Bulls debut as a starter on March 23 and notched two assists in his first four games … First assist came on March 30, when he fed countryman Thierry Henry for a dramatic game-winning goal in 2-1 win vs. Philadelphia … Also assisted on Tim Cahill’s game-winning goal in 2-1 win at Toronto on April 27 … Made just two league starts from April 7 until Sept. 29 … Missed time in May with a hamstring injury … Scored first MLS goal on a penalty kick as a substitute in 4-0 win vs. Montreal on July 13 … Notched assists in 4-1 win at Houston on Sept. 8 and 3-0 win at Houston on Oct. 20 … Moved into midfield role in September and October and shined with three assists in Supporters’ Shield-clinching 5-2 win vs. Chicago on Oct. 27 … Playoffs: Started and played 73 minutes in 2-2 tie at Houston in conference semifinal first leg on Nov. 3 … Played the final 15 minutes of 2-1 overtime loss vs. Houston in second leg on Nov. 6 … U.S. Open Cup: Started at forward and played first half of 2-0 win vs. Reading United on May 29 … Came on as halftime substitute in 4-2 loss at New England in Round of 16 on June 12 … MLS Reserve League: Started three reserve games, tallying one assist … Other: Started and played 69 minutes in 2-2 friendly tie vs. one of his former clubs, French team Olympique Lyonnais, on July 16.
2007-2012: Scored 37 goals in 179 games for French side Paris Saint-Germain.
2006: Played for Spanish side Levante at the start of the 2006 campaign.
2005: Was sent on loan with Auxerre.
2004-05: Played with Olympique de Marseille.
2001-04: Scored 46 goals in 126 appearances in all competitions with Olympique Lyonnais, helping his team win two league championships.
International: Former France international (6 caps, 1 goal) … Scored his lone international goal in friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina … Helped France qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup by appearing in two qualifying matches against Lithuania.