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September 10, 1985
Laurent Koscielny (French pronunciation: [loʁɑ̃ kosjɛlɲi]; born 10 September 1985) is a French footballer who plays as a centre back for English club Arsenal and the France national team. Koscielny is the vice-captain of Arsenal. He has been described as a clever, agile and ball-playing defender.