Julien Faubert (born 1 August 1983) is a French footballer who currently plays right back or midfielder for Bordeaux. Faubert started his footballing career in France with Cannes before moving to Bordeaux. In 2007 he moved to England to play for West Ham. In 2009 he spent a short period on loan with Real Madrid before returning to West Ham for the beginning of the 2009–10 season. He has represented both France U21 and France; the latter on only one occasion, scoring one goal. In 2014 he made his international debut for Martinique. He is nicknamed " Le TGV " or "The Express Train" from his time in French football.