Cody Gakpo

Cody Gakpo

Cody Gakpo
Quick Facts About Cody Gakpo
Celebrated Name Cody Gakpo
Age 25 years old
Nick Name EinTovenaar
Birth Name Cody Mathès Gakpo
Birth Date 1999-05-07
Gender Male
Profession Dutch footballer
Nationality Dutch
Place of Birth Eindhoven, Netherlands
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christian
Horoscope Taurus
Father Johnny
Mother Ank
Brother Sidney Gapko
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Noa Van Der Bij
Net Worth €1.5 million
Salary €1 million annually
Market Value €45 million
Height 6 ft 2 inches
Weight 76 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color black
Eye Color dark brown
Current Team PSV Eindhoven
Coach Ruud van Nistelrooy

Who is Cody Gakpo?

Cody Gakpo is a Dutch professional footballer. He currently plays as a winger for Eredivisie (Dutch Highest Tier football league) club PSV Eindhoven. In his International career, Gakpo has represented the Netherlands national team since 2021. He made his senior international debut in June 2021 at Euro 2020. 

Cody began his football journey by joining the youth academy of EVV Eindhoven in 2006 at the age of seven. In 2007,  he moved to the youth academy of PSV Eindhoven.  For the 2016–17 season, he was included in the reserve team of PSV i.e. Jong PSV. Gakpo made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie for Jong PSV on 4 November 2016 against Helmond Sport. 

Gakpo made his first team debut for PSV against Feyenoord on 25th February 2018. In the 2018–19 season, Gakpo was able to further improve his performance. On 21st December, he made his debut in the Eredivisie. During the 2022 summer transfer window, Gakpo's possible move was linked with Manchester United, Leeds United, and Southampton but the contract signing failed and he remained at PSV for the 2022-23 season. 

Where is Cody Gakpo originally from?

Cody Gakpo was born on 7th May 1999 in Eindhoven, a city and municipality in the Southern part of the Netherlands. His birthname is Cody Mathès Gakpo. He holds a Dutch nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity. His star sign is Taurus. He is a follower of Christianity.

Gakpo was born to the marital union of a Dutch mother named Ank Gakpo and a Togolese dad of  Ghanaian descent. His father was a footballer who played in the top football league of Togo while he was a teacher at a secondary school. He has a younger brother named Sidney Gapko who joined the FC Eindhoven Academy. 

Cody Gakpo Girlfriend: Who Is Noa Van Der Bij?

The World Cup star, Gakpo is currently dating his beautiful girlfriend Noa Van Der Bij. The couple has been dating since 2020. There are rumors that they were romantically involved before December 2020, when they made their relationship public on social media. When he initially shared a snapshot of himself with his attractive girlfriend on social media in December, the Dutch international made their relationship public. The love birds are still going strong, and they frequently share photos of themselves online. They are yet to get engaged or tie their wedding knot.

Cody Gakpo Net worth 2022

As of November 2022, the net worth of Cody Gakpo is estimated to be €1.5 million. In the 2021- 2022 football season, the left winger signed a contract with PSV that nets him a whopping €1 million annually. His current market value is €45 million. 

The football star hasn't lack behind in living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a beautiful apartment in Eindhoven. The player drives an Audi, a black Lambo, and a luxury sedan worth thousands of dollars.

How tall is Cody Gakpo?

Cody Gakpo is 6 ft 2 inches tall and his body weight is around 76 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep himself fit and active. He has a buzz-cut hairstyle that is black in color. His eyes color are dark brown.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the PSV Eindhoven FC football training center for warm-ups and training. 

Facts About Cody Gakpo

  • #1He wears Puma Ultra 1.2 soccer cleats in 2022-2023.
  • #2His Fifa 23 rating is 83.
  • #3 In the 2021–22 season, he won the Dutch Footballer of the Year award.
  • #4He is ranked 4th among all players of the Netherlands national Team.
  • #5He was raised by Athletic parents who built a great sporting family.
  • #6He wanted to meet with football superstars during his childhood.
  • #7He scored the winning goal for PSV in the 2022 KNVB Cup Final.
  • #8He is a dog lover.
  • #9He loves to do parties a lot.
  • #10He likes to roam in the forest.