Player Details


Maxime Chanot


6' 1"


172 lbs

Date of Birth

11.21.1989 (32)


Nancy, Luxembourg



Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side




Roster Category

2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

2020: The French-born defender played 20 regular-season games for NYCFC in 2020 and racked up 1712 minutes in the process. He helped the club to seven clean sheets during that run.

2019: The defender played and started in 31 matches for NYCFC, racking up 2,790 minutes for the season. His consistency in the backline and his leadership in the locker room earned him the title of NYCFC's Defender of the Year for the 2019 season. 

2018: Maxime Chanot played and started in eighteen matches across the 2018 campaign. The Luxembourgian would also score for his home country in international competition. Chanot also made 6 UEFA Nations League appearances for Luxembourg and scored a goal in the group stage match vs. San Marino. Maxime Chanot re-signed for the club following the conclusion of the campaign. 

2017: Maxime Chanot and Alexander Callens struck up a nice partnership for NYCFC early in the season, but the Luxembourg international’s second year with the club was beset by injuries during the back half. In 19 appearances, the center back scored a pair of goals and looks set to make a big impact in 2018.

2016: Luxembourg international defender Maxime Chanot made his NYCFC debut in the 5-1 victory over Colorado Rapids in July and went on to earn a place in the MLS Team of the Week for his performance against San Jose Earthquakes the following week. He suffered a herniated disc in September which saw him limited to eight appearances in his freshman season in MLS.​

2015: Appeared in 36 matches for KV Kortrijk, scoring four goals.

2013-2016: KV Kortrijk

2013: Beerschot AC

2011-2012: White Star Woluwe

2010-2011: FC Gueugnon

2009-2010: FC Le Mans

2008: (Loan) Mansfield Town

2008: (Loan) Hamilton Academical

2007-2009: Sheffield United


Chanot was called to play for Luxembourg and has made 19 appearances. He has scored one international goal, which came against Italy in a friendly that ended 1-1.


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