Known for his excellent dribbling skills, strong passing ability and free kicks, Thomas Lemar is a professional French footballer who was born on 12th November 1995 in Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe. He currently plays for Ligue 1 club AS Monaco and France national team as a midfielder.
Lemar is noted for his versatility and ability to play on both wings and through the centre. He is predominantly left footed, but is also competent with his right foot. He has represented France at every level from U17 to U21.
The French midfielder started playing the sport at a very young age in the year 2003 with Solidarite Scolaire until 2010, when he joined Caen. He spent 3 years with Cean youth team and began his senior career at Caen in 2013.
He represented 32 times for Caen before moving to Monaco for £3.4 million in 2015.
In November 2016, Lemar was called up to the senior France squad to face Sweden and Ivory Coast after Kingsley Coman withdrew through injury. Lemar made his international debut against Ivory Coast where he replaced Adrien Rabiot for the final 12 minutes of a home friendly match that ended in 0-0 draw on 15th November.
His first international goal for the senior team came in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match against the Netherlands, scoring twice as France won 4–0.
Rise to Glory
Lemar rose to glory and came into prominence after he got a national call up in the U-17 French football team where he managed to score 2 goals in 13 appearances after which he was a consistent national player and represented France at every level from U17 to U21.
The 2016-2017 season for his club Monaco was his best season as he scored 14 goals in 55 appearances and had 17 assists.
After playing for the Caen youth team for 3 years, Lemar made his Ligue 2 debut in the opening game of the 2013–14 season on 2nd August 2013. He managed to score a goal in 32 appearances after which he was bought by Monaco in 2015.
Thomas has spent major part of his career with Monaco and made 115 appearances till now and managed to score 22 goals in which 2016-17 season was fabolous, in which he scored 14 goals and had 17 assists. He is expected to perform in the similar way in the upcoming matches and fulfill the expectations of his coach and fans.