Olympique Lyonnais and F.C. Barcelona signing

It is his last season in the French league and the year of his transfer to the Spanish League with FC Barcelona. He started a new stage in his career and his life.

  • January 17

    On the 17th of January 2007  he scored the first goal for Lyon against FC Le Mans in the semifinals of the French League Cup where Lyon won 1-0. This goal was important because it gave the victory to his team and they were qualified for the final.

  • June 28

    On the 28th of June 2007 Abidal signed for FC Barcelona with the number 22. Frank Rijkaard was the team manager.

  • June 30

    That same year he was named as the best-left defender in Europe according to FIFA.