Acquired: Signed on March 19, 2013 after preseason trial in Tucson, Ariz.
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.