Nabil Fekir is a French professional footballer who was born on 18 July 1993 in Lyon, France. He plays for the French national team and French club Lyon in Ligue 1.
His primary position is attacking midfielder or forward.
He started his youth career with AC Villeurbanne in the 2000-01 season. He shifted to Vaulx-en-Velin and SC Caluire upto 2005. He then got the chance he had an eye on. He got to play for Lyon in 2005. He was transferred again due to not so good performances to Vaulx-en-Velin and then to Saint-Priest. He again got a chance to play for his favourite team Lyon in 2011.
Nabil made his international debut for the youth team on 15 October 2014 against Sweden. He played for 15 minutes as he came in for Corentin Tolisso in the 75th minute. Sweden won the match 4-1. He played only 1 match for France U21.
He made his international debut for the senior side on 26 March 2015 against Brazil at Stade de France. He came onto the field for the last 16 minutes of the game. Brazil won the game 3-1. Fekir scored his first goal for France on 7 June 2015 against Belgium at home. France lost that friendly game 3-4.
Nabil went on to play 10 matches for France and has scored one goal.
He was a part of the Lyon B side from 2011 to 2016. In those 5 years, he made 63 appearances and scored 13 goals.
He made his debut for the Olympique Lyon side on 28 August 2013 against Real Sociedad. He played the second half but Lyon lost 2-0. He scored his first goal for the side on 27 April 2014 against Bastia. Lyon won the match 4-1.
Nabil has played 147 matches for Lyon and scored 55 goals. He also has 35 assists to his name.
Fekir won the UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year 2014-15 and the UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month in October 2017. He was also a part of the UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year 2014-15.