Winger who made his professional debut in 2007 with Grenoble, signing with Valencia in 2010 and making his first appearance for Algeria's national team in 2011.
He was part of the Red Star Paris youth system from 1998-2003.
From 2008-2010, he played for France's under-21 team.
He was born in Levallois-Perret, France.
Striker Roberto Soldado was his teammate on Valencia.