Laval is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France. It lies on the threshold of Brittany and on the border between Normandy and Anjou. Its citizens are called Lavallois. Not to be confused with the city of Laval in Qubec, Canada.
When was Djimi born?
The year before 1981
Which national football team does Djimi play for?
That's in Africa
At which club did Djimi start his playing career?
That's the same place as he was born
Which club did Djimi move to in 1999?
One of the many years where Liverpool won **** all
What was his transfer fee?
That's twice as much as the top prize on Deal or no Deal
Whilst at this club, Djimi went on loan to which other club?
That's in France, do not confuse with the lens found in a pair of glasses
Djimi scored his only goal in European competition against which club?
That was in the UEFA Cup, now called the Europa League
Against who did he score one of the greatest own goals of recent times?
In the 3rd round of the FA Cup, this Zidane-esque effort was enough to send Liverpool out of the competition
In what minute did he concede a freekick in the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan?
He fouled Kaka just outside the box with a clumsy challenge. From the resulting freekick taken by Andrea Pirlo, Paolo Maldini scored to become the oldest scorer in the history of the Champions League. He later atoned for this error by denying the Ukrainian Andriy Shevchenko with a crucial goal-line clearance. Had Shevchenko scored this, AC Milan would likely have won both the match and the trophy
Did Djimi take a penalty in the dramatic shootout that followed?
As Djimi is an awful penalty taker, the job was left to Dietmar Hamann, Vladimir Smicer (who had already scored in normal time), John Arne Riise (who missed), and Djibril Cisse. Captain Steven Gerrard would have taken the 5th penalty, however he did not get the chance as Jerzy Dudek repeated Djimi's heroics in preventing Shevchenko from scoring
To who was Djimi sold in 2006?
Thus ending a glorious Anfield career, spanning 7 years and 1 goal at the club
Who was he sent off against on his debut for this team?
He received two yellow cards, the second of which was earned for hauling down striker Marlon Harewood, now at Blackpool
To which other team did Djimi transfer only 6 months later?
He was deemed surplus to requirements at the Valley, and was allowed to leave in January 2007 by manager Alan Pardew for a fee of �1,000,000
How many games did Djimi play for this club before leaving in January 2008?
Djimi often found himself frozen out at Fratton Park, as Icelandic left-back Hermann Hreiðarsson was often preferred in defence. With the arrival of Nadir Belhadj, Djimi found himself pushed further down the pecking order
Djimi joined which club on an emergency 3-month loan in February 2009?
In a disappointing start to his spell, Djimi suffered a hamstring injury, and was unable to make his debut for the then Coca-Cola Championship side until April. He played just 3 times for the Blues
What is Djimi's current club?
He joined on a free transfer on 18th June 2009
How many league goals has Djimi scored in his entire career?
Although not renowned for his goalscoring ability, Djimi is able to push forward when needed
How tall is Djimi?
This is the same height as some other footballers including former Aston Villa centre-back Martin Laursen, and Stoke City's German defender Robert Huth
How many times has Djimi represented his country?
During his time with the national team he has scored 1 goal
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