The playing career of Samir Nasri


Samir Nasri was a footballer who, despite some ups and downs, had an interesting career overall. Currently you can go to 1xBet - enjoy online sports betting on other great French footballers too.

Born on June 26, 1987, in Marseille, France, he was practically born to play football. From a young age, it was clear that Nasri was something special.


He started his professional career at Olympique de Marseille in 2004. Some things that can be said about this spell at Marseille include:


  • he played 4 seasons;
  • he participated on 166 matches;
  • and he scored 11 goals.


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Exploding at the Premier League

In 2008, Nasri made a big move to the Premier League, joining Arsenal for around £12 million. Under Arsène Wenger, he just exploded. He had a magic touch that allowed him to achieve incredible things with the Gunners. You can always make all football betting online deom 1xBet, and use this great platform to wager on the Premier League.


In total, he played 125 games for Arsenal, scoring 27 goals. The 2010-2011 season was killer for him. He scored 15 goals and also made it into the PFA Team of the Year.

Then in 2011, he switched to Manchester City for about £25 million. When making all online football betting deom 1xBet, you will have the chance to wager on Manchester City too. Here he won 2 Premier League titles in 2011–2012 and 2013–2014. Nasri was crucial in those wins, with 27 goals in 176 games. Overall, he performed greatly at big stages.

Some rollercoasters

After City, things got a bit rocky for Nasri. He bounced around clubs like Sevilla, Antalyaspor, and West Ham, which are featured at as well. He showed flashes of brilliance, but injuries and some off-field drama overshadowed his game. He didn't play much for these clubs, participating in less than 50 games in total.


On the international stage, Nasri had a bit of a rollercoaster ride with the French national team, whose games can be found at the 1xBet platform too. He played 41 times, scored 5 goals, and was in the Euros twice. But, again, there were some issues, and he missed out on the World Cup in 2010 and 2014.


Style-wise, Nasri was a treat to watch. His footwork, vision, and game reading were top-notch. He could dribble through defenses like they weren't there and had a real talent for scoring from midfield. Plus, he was super versatile, meaning that he could play almost anywhere in the midfield.



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