Thomas Fontaine (born 8 May 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for French Ligue 2 club FC Lorient. Born in the French region of Réunion, Fontaine represents the Madagascar national football team internationally.

Thomas Fontaine
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-05-08) 8 May 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Saint-Pierre, Réunion
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Lorient
Number 5
Youth career
1998–2003 C.O.M. de Terre Sainte
2003–2007 Saint-Pierroise
2007–2013 Lyon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Lyon B 77 (1)
2012–2014 Tours 55 (0)
2014–2016 Auxerre 33 (0)
2016–2018 Clermont 69 (1)
2018–2019 Reims 7 (0)
2019– Lorient 2 (0)
National team
2011 France U20 6 (0)
2017– Madagascar 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:46, 20 September 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:46, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Fontaine made his professional debut on 30 July 2012, coming on as a substitute for Yacoub Meite in the 0–4 defeat to Monaco.

International careerEdit

Fontaine represented the France national under-20 football team at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[1] Fontaine made his senior debut for Madagascar in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification win over Sudan on 9 June 2017.[2][3]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 30 June 2019.
Club Season League Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lyon B 2008–09 CFA Group B 20 1 0 0 0 0 20 1
2009–10 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2010–11 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0
2011–12 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
Total 77 1 0 0 0 0 77 1
Tours 2012–13 Ligue 2 21 0 0 0 2 0 23 0
2013–14 34 0 0 0 3 0 37 0
2014–15 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 55 0 0 0 6 0 61 0
Auxerre 2014–15 Ligue 2 26 0 8 0 0 0 34 0
2015–16 7 0 0 0 2 0 9 0
Total 33 0 8 0 2 0 43 0
Clermont 2016–17 Ligue 2 34 1 1 0 2 0 37 1
2017–18 35 0 0 0 2 0 37 0
Total 69 1 1 0 4 0 74 1
Reims 2018–19 Ligue 1 7 0 2 0 1 0 10 0
Career total 241 2 11 0 13 0 265 2

InternationalEdit

As of matches played on 20 September 2019[4]
Madagascar national team
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 0
2018 5 0
2019 7 0
Total 14 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joueur - Thomas FONTAINE - FFF".
  2. ^ "Football – Eliminatoires CAN – Madagascar domine le Soudan".
  3. ^ "Madagascar Roster - International Friendlies - 2017 Team Roster". www.foxsports.com.
  4. ^ Thomas Fontaine at National-Football-Teams.com

External linksEdit