|Date of birth||25 July 1928|
|Place of birth||Chenay, France|
|Date of death||1 July 2021(aged 92)|
|Place of death||Saint-Max, France|
|1945–1949||CS Le Thillot|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Bottollier began his career with CS Le Thillot, where he played alongside Étienne Mattler. In 1949, he was recruited to play for FC Nancy as a forward. With Nancy, he was a finalist for the Coupe de France in 1953. However, he retired in 1958 following a serious knee injury.
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- "Christian Bottollier se rappelle les Nancy OM". om4ever.com (in French).
- "Monsieur Christian BOTTOLLIER-DEPOIS". Libra Memoria (in French). 4 July 2021.