Frédéric Da Rocha

Frédéric Da Rocha (born 16 September 1974) is a French former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.[1][3]

Frédéric Da Rocha
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Personal information
Full name Frédéric Da Rocha
Date of birth (1974-09-16) 16 September 1974 (age 47)[1]
Place of birth Cenon, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1991–1996 Nantes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2009 Nantes 409 (46)
2009–2010 Boulogne 30 (0)
2010–2011 Carquefou 17 (0)
Total 456 (46)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16:48, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

CareerEdit

NantesEdit

From 1996 to 2009 he was a key player for Nantes,[1] winning the Coupe de France in 1998–99 and 1999–2000, the national championship in 2000–01 and the Trophée des Champions in 1999 and 2001.[4][5] He was an attacking midfielder and winger who was renowned for his technique. In his time with Nantes, Da Rocha made over 400 appearances for the club.[6]

Boulogne and CarquefouEdit

In the summer of 2009, he joined newly promoted Ligue 1 side Boulogne.[3] After one season with Boulogne, Da Rocha signed for Championnat de France Amateur club Carquefou.[7] He finished his playing career at the end of the 2010–11 season.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Frédéric Da Rocha". L'Équipe (in French). Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Frédéric Da Rocha". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Frédéric Da Rocha" (in French). France Football. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  4. ^ "Girondins de Bordeaux - FC Nantes". ligue1.com. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  5. ^ "RC Strasbourg Alsace - FC Nantes". ligue1.com. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  6. ^ "- Frédéric da Rocha : 400e match".
  7. ^ "Frédéric Da Rocha" (in French). Football National. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  8. ^ "Carquefou : Da Rocha va prendre sa retraite" (in French). Football National. 25 May 2011. Archived from the original on 30 May 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2011.