Steven N'Zonzi is a French defensive midfielder, who plays for and was born 15th December 1988. N'Zonzi, started off his career in France, playing for Amiens in his first years as a pro. He impressed and earned a £500,000 transfer to Blackburn Rovers who were in the Premier League. He was part of the Blackburn squad that was relegated but stayed in the top flight, joining Stoke for £3 million in 2011. He became a regular at Stoke and it was fitting that he'd sign off in his last season for the club by scoring the fifth goal in a 6-1 win over Liverpool. Despite Stoke's best effort to keep him, he signed for Sevilla for €8 million.