Cody Gakpo - Bio, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Family, Age, Facts, Height

Cody Gakpo

Facts About Cody Gakpo

Celebrated Name Cody Gakpo
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Gakpo
Birth Name Cody Mathès Gakpo
Birth Date 1999-05-07
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Dutch
Birth Nation Netherlands
Place Of Birth Eindhoven, Netherlands
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2006
Father Johnny Gakpo
Mother Ank Gakpo
Brothers Sidney Gakpo
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Noa
Height 6 ft. 2 inches
Weight 76kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth £1.5 Million
Salary £384,800
Current Club PSV
Position Winger
Jersey Number 11
Links Facebook Instagram

Cody Mathès Gakpo is a Dutch professional football player. He currently plays for Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven and the Netherlands national team. His playing position is a winger.

Cody Gakpo started playing football for the youth team of EVV Eindhoven in 2006. In 2007, he joined the youth team of PSV and began his career at the club. He made his first-team debut for the club in February 2018. 

On the international level, Cody Gakpo was eligible to play for the Netherlands, Ghana, or Togo at the international level. He has represented the Netherlands at various age levels. He has represented the Netherlands at U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He was called up to the senior Netherlands squad for UEFA Euro 2020 and made his senior international team debut on 21 June 2021 in a 3-0 win against North Macedonia in the third group stage match. Thereby, he became the first Netherlands player to make his international debut in European Championship since Martien Vreijsen in 1980.

Cody Gakpo was Famous For


When was Cody Gakpo born?

Cody Gakpo was born on 7 May 1999. His birthplace is Eindhoven, Netherlands. His birth name is Cody Mathès Gakpo. His father was born in Togo and has Ghanaian ancestry, while his mother is Dutch. He was born to his father, Johnny Gakpo, and to his mother, Ank Gakpo. He grew up alongside his brother, Sidney Gakpo. He holds Dutch nationality. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Taurus. Information regarding his education is currently unavailable. 

Cody Gakpo Football Career

Cody Gakpo started playing football for the youth team of EVV Eindhoven in 2006.

Club Career

PSV

  • In 2007, Cody Gakpo joined the youth team of PSV where he then progressed through all of the youth teams.
  • For the 2016-17 season, he was part of the reserve team Jong PSV for the first time but mainly featured in the U19 team.
  • He made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie for Jong PSV on 4 November 2016 in a game against Helmond Sport.
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at PSV, he made his first-team debut for the club on 25 February 2018 in a 3-1 victory over Feyenoord. During his 2017-18 season, he made only one appearance for the senior team in all the competitions as PSV won the Eredivisie that season. 
  • On 26 September 2018, he scored his first senior goal for the club in a 4-0 win against Excelsior Maassluis. He made his Champions League debut for the club on 24 October 2018 in a 2-2 draw against Spurs in the group stage match. On 3 December 2018, he scored the first hat-trick of his professional career in a 5-1 home win against the Go Ahead Eagles. On 3 February 2019, he scored his first league goal in his second appearance in a 5-0 home win over Fortuna Sittard and also assisted another goal. During his 2018-19 season, he made 19 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 6 assists in all the competitions. During that season, he also scored 10 goals in 11 league games for Jong and was subsequently promoted to become a regular member of the first team.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 13 September 2020, on the first matchday of the 2020-21 Eredivisie season, he scored his first brace for PSV, contributing to a 3-1 win over Groningen. During that season, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2021-22 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 21 goals and providing 15 assists in all the competitions as PSV won the KNVB Cup and Johan Cruyff Shield that season. 
  • On 30 July 2022, he scored the winning goal for PSV in a 5-3 win against Ajax in the 2022 KNVB Cup Final.

International Career

  • He was eligible to play for the Netherlands, Ghana, or Togo at the international level. 
  • He has represented the Netherlands at various age levels. 
  • He has represented the Netherlands at U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He was called up to the senior Netherlands squad for UEFA Euro 2020 and made his senior international team debut on 21 June 2021 in a 3-0 win against North Macedonia in the third group stage match. Thereby, he became the first Netherlands player to make his international debut in European Championship since Martien Vreijsen in 1980.
  • On 4 September 2021, he scored his first senior international goal for the Netherlands in a 4-0 win against Montenegro in the 2022 World Cup qualification. 

Who is Cody Gakpo Girlfriend?


Looking at his personal, Cody Gakpo is too young to get married. However, the Dutch star is not single. At present, he is in a romantic relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Noa who has been together for a long time. They have not shared much about their first meeting instance with the public. They both shared their first photo of being together in December 2020. It seems like the duo has been together for almost a year. They are yet to get engaged or tie their wedding knot. Any updates on his love life will be updated here soon. 

What is the Net Worth of Cody Gakpo?

Cody Gakpo is a Dutch professional football player who currently plays for Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be £1.5 million and his salary is £384,800 from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €30 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.

How tall is Cody Gakpo? 

Cody Gakpo stands at the height of 1.87m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of 76kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. He has a well-maintained body but the measurements like biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, etc. are missing at the moment. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy and balanced body.

Cody Gakpo’s Transfer History

  • He started playing football for the youth team of EVV Eindhoven in 2006. 
  • In 2007, he joined the youth team of PSV and began his career at the club.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2017-18 Eredivisie with PSV.
  • Won the 2021-22 KNVB Cup with PSV.
  • Won the 2021, 2022 Johan Cruyff Shield with PSV.

Awards

  • Won the 2021-22 Dutch Footballer of the Year. 

Trivias About Cody Gakpo You Need To Know.

  • He started playing football at the age of 6.
  • He was eligible to play for the Netherlands, Ghana, or Togo at the international level.
  • In the 2021-22 season, he won the Dutch Footballer of the Year award after scoring 21 goals in 47 games in all competitions.
  • He wears shirt number 11 for PSV.