BacarySagna was one of the best right-backs in the Premier League during his time at Arsenal. He was a Gunner for a period of seven years between 2007 and 2014.
Sagna featured for the French national team for the first time at the u-21 level. He was part of the France squad to the 2006 edition of the European u-21 Championship. France topped Group A at the tournament before they were eliminated in the semifinals by the Netherlands after extra time.
BacarySagna could have turned out for the Senegalese national team. According to him, he wanted to play for Senegal at the age of 17 but the country's football officials didn't reply. The fullback was contacted when he became a regular at French club Auxerre. Sagna had a game with the French u-21 team on the day he was contacted by Senegal officials and he had to make a decision. In the end, he opted for France.