Quick Facts Of N’Golo Kante
Celebrated Name N’Golo Kante Age 28 Years Nick Name N’Golo Kante Birth Name N’Golo Kante Birth Date 1991-03-29 Gender Male Profession Footballer Birth Nation France Place Of Birth Paris, France Nationality Malian, French Religion Muslim Ethnicity African Spouse Jude Littler Height 5 Feet 6 Inch Weight 68 KG Hair Color Black Eye Color Dark Brown Face Color Dark Net Worth $15 Million Salary $162,000 Current Team Chelsea F.C. (#7 / Midfielder), France national football team (#13 / Midfielder) Position Midfilder
- N’Golo Kante is a French professional football player who plays as a defensive midfielder for English club Chelsea and the France national team. He started his youth career from JS Suresnes in 1999 and made his senior debut from Boulogne in 2012. He has played for Caen from 2013-15 and Leicester City from 2015-16. Kante was a key midfield player in the Leicester squad that won their first ever Premier League title in 2015-16 season. He has won 2016-17 Premier League and 2017-18 FA Cup with Chelsea. He also became the first outfield player to win back-to-back English Premier League titles with different clubs since Eric Cantona in 1992 and 1993.Kante made his senior international debut for France in 2016. He was an integral member in the France national team that finished runner-up in 2016 Euro Cup and won 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Best Known For
- His discipline on and off the field
- His tackles, interceptions, and retrievals
Early Life of N’Golo KanteKante was born on 29 March 1991 in Paris, France. Regarding nationality, he is French and Malian too and his zodiac sign is Aries. His parents are the immigrants from Mali. He grew up in Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine and has a younger sister who also plays football for the youth team at Suresnes. From his early age, Kante was passionate about football and used to play the backyard of his house along with his friends. He started amateur football from JS suresnes at the age of eight in 1999 before joining youth system of Boulogne.
Career of N’Golo KanteBoulogneIn 2010, Kante joined youth system of French club Boulogne. He was promoted to the senior team in 2012. He debuted in the last game of Ligue 2 season, where his club was already relegated to third-tier Championnat National.CaenIn 2013, another French club Caen signed Kante. He helped the club to promotion to the Ligue 1 finishing third at the end of Ligue 2 season. At the end of the was the player to recover the ball more times than any other players in Europe.Leicester CityIn August 2015, English club Leicester City signed Kante on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee reported to be 8 million Euro. Leicester went on winning their first ever Premier League title in 2015-16, where Kante made the highest number of tackles and interception throughout the season. For his performance, he was included in the PFA Team of the Year along with three other Leicester players.ChelseaIn July 2016, another English club Chelsea signed Kante on a five-year deal for a reported fee of 32 million pounds. He scored his first goal for the club in the 4-0 win over Manchester United in October 2016. L’Equipe named Kante as the world’s sixth-best footballer of 2016 in December. Kante went on winning consecutive two league titles for different clubs and became the first player since Eric Cantona in 1993 to win back-to-back league titles with two different clubs. He also won 2017-18 FA Cup with Chelsea.He was named the FWA Footballer of the Year, Premier League Player of the Season and PFA Players’ Player of the Year in 2017. He was also included in the PFA Team of the Year for the second consecutive season.
International Career of N’Golo KanteKante was born to Malian parents. Thus, he was approached several times by Mali. Kante declined the offer and later chose to represent France. He made his senior international debut in March 2016. Kante displayed an impressive performance in the 2016 Euro Cup and helped his country to reach the final. They were defeated 1-0 by Portugal.Kante was one of the key players in the French squad that reached the 2018 FIFA World Cup final in Russia. They meet Croatia in the final. France won the final defeating Croatia 4-2.
Personal Life of N’Golo KanteKante is believed to be single and has no any girlfriend. There is also no any information regarding his past affairs. Despite being a popular footballer, Kante has not talked about his private concerns. His personal life is behind the curtains. It seems he is not a married man and neither he has a wife in his life. Currently, Kante focused on his game and his career goal is everything for him but he was caught in a fan-made affair controversy with sexy ESPN reporter Ian Poulter. He is Muslim by religion.
Body Features of N’Golo KanteKante stands at a height of 5 Feet 6 Inches tall. His body weight is 68 kg. He has maintained his body perfectly fit.
Net Worth of N’Golo KanteAs of 2018, the net worth of N’Golo Kante is estimated at around $15 million. He has an annual salary of $4 million. He has a sponsorship deal with Adidas. Kante does not show off and still drives his Mini Hatch.