Who is Martin Terrier?

Martin Albert Frederic Terrier is a famous French professional footballer who plays as a forward or winger for Ligue 1 club Rennes. He has played more than 170 games and scored more than 50 goals in Ligue 1 for Lille, Strasbourg, Lyon, and Rennes. Terrier joined the last two clubs for €11 million and €12 million, respectively.

Martin Terrier Career


Martin began his football profession with the SC Bailleul youth team, prior to moving to Lille in 2004. He was then called up for the Lille first team in 2016. Terrier made his Ligue 1 debut on October 22, against Bastia at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, substituting Yves Bissouma in the 84th minute. He played the whole match in the round of 16 of the Coupe de la Ligue in a 3-1 away loss to PSG on December 14. Terrier then scored his first professional goal in the 90th minute of a 4-1 home victory in the round of 64 of Coupe de France over Excelsior on January 7, 2017.

He scored his first goal in Ligue 1 on April 29, as a substitute, in the 75th minute of a 3-0 away victory against Montpellier. On August 18, 2017, he was signed by fellow Ligue 1 side Strasbourg on a season-long loan contract. Terrier made his debut in a 2-0 away loss to Guingamp, playing the entire match on August 27. He then scored his first goal as a substitute in the second minute of added time, in a 1-1 away draw against Dijon on September 30.


Terrier was traded by Lille to Lyon for €11 million, with a potential €4 million addition, with Lille keeping 10% of a future fee on January 26, 2018. He signed till the summer of 2022. Lyon then loaned him straight back to Strasbourg so that he would complete his deal there. Terrier scored his debut for Lyon, opening a 2-0 home victory against Strasbourg on August 24. He then scored his first European goal in a 2-0 victory at RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League group stage on October 2, 2019. He started ahead of Moussa Dembele and Jeff Reine-Adelaide.


Rennes revealed on July 6, 2020, that Martin had signed a 5-year deal with the club, for a reported €12 million plus bonus fees. Terrier then made his debut playing the full 90 minutes of the season opener away to his former club Lille on August 22, after one week he was sent off in a 2-1 home victory against Montpellier. He opened the account with the first goal of a 1-1 draw at Dijon on October 16. Terrier finally completed the season with 9 goals, consisting of two at home to the same opponents in a 5-1 victory on April 25, 2021.

In 2021-22, he scored his first goal in the 3rd match, the only one of a Derby Breton victory against Nantes at Roazhon Park on August 22. He then scored his first hat trick in a 5-0 victory at Saint-Etienne on December 5. The season was the most fruitful of his career with 21 goals, joint 3rd in the league following Kylian Mbappe and Wissam Ben Yedder and equal to Moussa Dembele. Terrier was the UNFP Player of the Month for March and made the Team of the Year.

A photo of Martin Terrier
A photo of Martin Terrier

How old is Martin Terrier?

Martin Albert Frederic Terrier was born on March 4, 1997, in Armentieres, France, and is aged 25 as of 2022. He shares his birthday with famous people including Brooklyn Beckham, Dylan Gilmer, Whitney Bjerken, Niko Omilana, Drew Phillips, Catherine O’Hara, Draymond Green, and many more.

Martin Terrier Family

Who are Martin Terrier’s parents?

Martin Albert Frederic Terrier was born in Armentieres, France to his parents. However, he has not shared his family and parents’ information with the media and has kept a private life.

Does Martin Terrier have siblings?

Terrier has kept his private life and his personal life away from his professional life. It is not known to the media if he has any siblings.

Martin Terrier Education

Terrier has not shared his academic and educational background with the media, but most certainly he studied in France.

Martin Terrier Partner

Terrier has not been linked to any relationship by the media, and is currently single and not married.

Martin Terrier Kids

Terrier is currently single and not married and does not have any children of his own to date.

Martin Terrier Height

Terrier has a well-built, athletic, and physically fit body adding up to an impressive height of 6 ft 0 in (1.84 m) and a weight of 71 kg (156 lbs).

International career

Uncapped, he was selected by France under-20 for the 2017 FIFA World Cup in South Korea. On his debut in the first group game, Terrier came on as a 66th-minute substitute for Jean-Kevin Augustin, and 15 minutes later, he scored the last goal of a 3-0 victory against Honduras on May 22. Terrier played every other game to the last 16, comprising the whole of the final group game in which the French won 2-0 over New Zealand.

He then made his under-21 debut in a 4-1 victory against Kazakhstan in Le Mans, in the 2019 UEFA European Championship qualification on September 5, 2017. In the 57th minute for Adama Diakhaby, Martin scored a hat-trick. In his following 3 games, he scored once over Montenegro from the bench, twice as a starter over Luxembourg, and again at home to Bulgaria. Hence he scored all seven of his under-21 goals in the first four of his 13 games.

Martin Terrier Net Worth

French professional footballer, Terrier has been active from 2003 to the present and currently plays for Ligue 1 club Rennes. He has played for various clubs within his career and has garnered an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2022.

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