William Éric Gallas is a retired French footballer who played most of his footballing career in England before finishing his career in Australia with A-League club Perth Glory.
Gallas began his career in France, before being signed by English club Chelsea in 2001. He transferred to rivals Arsenal as part of an exchange deal in 2006. He then signed for Tottenham Hotspur in 2010. While his career has been successful, including Premier League titles in 2005 and 2006, he has also had controversy due to on-field behaviour and friction with other personnel. In 2007, he was named Arsenal's captain, but was removed from the role during the 2008–09 season after criticising teammates in a media interview. Gallas left Arsenal at the end of the 2009–10 season, when his contract expired. Gallas signed for rivals Tottenham Hotspur. He was released at the end of the 2012–13 season when his contract expired. He retired on 16th October 2014.
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Clubs as player: Caen, Olymp. Marseille, Chelsea, Arsenal,Tottenham Hotspur, Perth Glory
Number of international caps: 84
Date of birth: 17-08-1977