11 Things to Know About Defender Maxime Chanot

Maxime Chanot Luxembourg 1

Get to know New York City FC’s newest defender: Maxime Chanot.

  1. The 26-year-old has played professionally in England, France and Belgium
  2. He played with NYCFC defender Frédéric Brillant in 2013 for Beerschot AC in the Belgian Pro League
  3. Chanot plays primarily at center back
  4. He was called up by the Luxembourg national team and has made 19 appearances
  5. The defender played an international friendly against his new teammate Andrea Pirlo and Italy in 2014, scoring the equalizer in the 85th minute of a 1-1 draw (Pirlo was not on the field when Chanot scored)
  6. He shares a birthday with Fabian Delph, Manchester City midfielder. Both were born on November 21, 1989
  7. Queens Park Rangers (England) and Chievo Verona (Italy) were rumored to be eyeing up a move for Chanot
  8. New York City FC acquired his discovery rights from Orlando City SC
  9. He is primarily right-footed and has been described as “athletic and aggressive”
  10. The defender is 6’1” and 172 lbs
  11. Chanot will wear #4, previously worn by midfielder Andrew Jacobson