N'Golo Kanté

N'Golo Kanté

N'Golo Kanté
Quick Facts About N'Golo Kanté
Celebrated Name N'Golo Kanté
Age 33 years old
Nick Name "The Rat"
Birth Name N'Golo Kanté
Birth Date 1991-03-29
Gender Male
Profession Footballer

Who is N'Golo Kanté?

N'Golo Kante is a French professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea and the France national team. On 26 December 2016, Kanté was named by "L'Équipe" magazine as the world's sixth-best footballer of 2016. In October 2017, Kanté was nominated for the Ballon d'Or where he was ranked at 8th place and 11th place in 2018. He widely considered as the best Midfielder of the world at present.

What makes N'Golo Kanté Famous?

  • He is known for winning the 2015-16 season of Premier League along with his team-mate Leicester City. 
  • He is also known for winning the 2018 World Cup along with his French National Team.  
  • He is also known for his relentless energy and excellent ball-winning abilities as a box-to-box midfielder.

An excinting end of season @chelseafc

Where does N'Golo Kanté come from?

N'Golo Kante was born on 29 March 1991 in Paris the Capital City of France. His birth name is also N'Golo Kanté. He holds French as well as Malian nationality and belongs to African ethnicity. His Zodiac Sign is Aries. His birthday falls on 29th March of every year. Kante was born to Malian parents who were originally from Mali, a landlocked country in West Africa. His Parent's Identity is not revealed yet. He is named after King Ngolo Diarra of the Bamana Empire. He is the firstborn child of his parents and has two younger brothers and a younger sister. He is a follower of Islam. 

What team does  N'Golo Kanté play for?

Early  Career 

Kante began her early Football career at the age of eight at JS Suresnes in the western suburbs of Paris where he played for 10 years from 1999 to 2010. Then he joined the reserve team of another French Club "Boulogne FC" where he remained for 2 years from 2010 to 2012. 

Professional Career 

Kante began his professional career after he got promoted to the Senior or first-choice team of Boulogne FC from the reserve team in 2012. He made his professional debut in the last game of the Ligue 2 season on 18 May 2012 against Monaco FC. Kante scored his first goal for Boulogne FC on during the 2012–13 season of "Championnat National"  the third-tier of French national Football league against Luzenac FC.

In 2013, he joined Ligue 2 side Caen and played all 38 games in his first season as they came third in Ligue 2, earning them promotion to Ligue 1. Kante scored his first goal for Caen FC on 9 August 2013 against Laval FC. On 3 August 2015, Kante was transferred to Premier League Club "Leicester City" on a four-year contract for a fee reported to be worth €8 million. He made his debut for Leicester City on August 14, 2015, in a match against Sunderland in a 2015-16 season of Premier League and scored his first Premier League goal against Watford FC on 7th November 2015 and Leicester City eventually won the  2015–16 Premier League Title and Kante contributed a lot and played a key role or Leicester City to win the Title. 

On 16 July 2016, Kanté signed for Chelsea for a reported fee of £32 million on a five-year contract. On 15 August 2016, Kanté made his competitive debut in the 2016-17 season of Premier League against West Ham United. On 23 October, he scored his first goal for Chelsea in a 4–0 home win against Manchester United. On 19 May 2018, Kante along with his team-mate of Chelsea FC won the  FA Cup after they won Manchester United in the final by 1-0. 

On 23 November 2018, Kanté signed a new five-year contract at Chelsea. On 11 August 2019, Kanté started the Premier League campaign from the bench due to his ankle injury. On 22 September 2019, Kanté scored the only goal in a 1–2 loss against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. Kanté marked his 150th Chelsea appearance with a goal against Manchester City, in a 1–2 away defeat on 23 November 2019.

International Career

World Champion #fiersdetrebleus

On 17 March 2016, Kanté was selected for the France senior squad for the first time to face the Netherlands and Russia in friendlies. He made his debut against the former eight days later, replacing Lassana Diarra at half time in a 3–2 win at the Amsterdam Arena. On his 25th birthday, 29 March, he made his first start and scored to open a 4–2 win over Russia at the Stade de France Kanté made his senior international debut for France in 2016 and was included in the squad that finished runners-up at the 2016 European Championship. On 17 May 2018, he was called up to the 23-man French squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and France eventually won the Title of 2018 FIFA World Cup.

How many trophies has N'Golo Kanté won?

N'Golo Kanté Chelsea fc New Trophy

Kante has won the following Achievement and Awards:- 

  • PFA Players' Player of the Year: 2016–17
  • Premier League Player of the Season: 2016–17
  • Chelsea Player of the Year: 2017–18
  • London Football Awards Player of the Year: 2017
  • French Player of the Year: 2017
  • FIFA FIFPro World11: 2018
  • The Best FIFA Men's Player: 2017 – 9th place
  • Ballon d'Or: 2017 (8th place), 2018 (11th place)
  • ESPN Midfielder of the Year: 2019

Did N'Golo Kanté have a girlfriend?

Kante is an Unmarried man. Currently, he is single due to the fact that there is no data or information related to his love life. He is giving more priority to his football career. He was once rumored to have dated with Jude Littler who is also the ex-wife of  Djibril Cissé, a French professional footballer. But later it was believed to be a fake one.

How tall is N'Golo Kanté?

Kante is a good looking guy with Athletic Build Body Physique. He stands 5 Ft 7 inches tall and weighs 65 Kg. His body measurement is 44-15-33 inches (Chest-Arms-Waist). His shoe size is 10(US). He has a straight sexual orientation.

How much is N'Golo Kanté Net Worth?

As of 2020, The net worth of Kante is estimated to be 23 million euros and has a market value of €80.00 million (Last update: Apr 8, 2020). His primary income source is his salary earning from Chelsea FC plus Bonuses too. He is paid a salary of 7.2 Million Euros per year by Chelsea FC. He also earns an additional amount of money from endorsement deals with sportswear giant and Adidas. He owns a Mini Cooper which is worth $28,400. He owns a mansion in London, UK.