Franck Kessie Bio, Net Worth, Annual Salary, Contract, Age, Facts, Family, Girlfriend, Nationality, Current Team, Position, Parents, Height, Weight

Franck Kessie

Facts About Franck Kessie

Celebrated Name Franck Kessie
Age 25 Years Old
Nick Name Tanker
Birth Name Franck Yannick Kessie
Birth Date 1996-12-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Ivorian
Birth Nation Ivory Coast
Place Of Birth Ouragahio, Ivory Coast
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity African
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2010
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 76kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €3 Million
Salary £3.5 Million
Current Team AC Milan
Position Central midfielder
Jersey Number 79
Links Facebook Instagram

Franck Yannick Kessie famed as Franck Kessie is an Ivorian professional football player who plays for Serie A club AC Milan and Ivory Costa national team as a central midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Stella Club in 2010. In 2014, he was promoted to the first team. On 29 January 2015, he signed a three-year contract with Serie A club Atalanta where he was assigned to the club's Primavera squad upon his arrival and contributed with seven appearances for the side. On 26 August 2015, he joined Cesena in Serie B on a one-year loan deal where he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. On 2 June 2017, he joined fellow Serie A side AC Milan on a two-year loan deal with the obligation to buy. On 27 July 2017, he made his Milan debut in a match against CS U Craiova, helping Milan to win the first leg Europa League qualification. 

On the international level, he has represented Ivory Coast at various age levels. He has represented Ivory Coast at U17, U20, and the senior level. He made his international team debut for Ivory Coast on 6 September 2014 in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. On 4 January 2017, he was included in Ivory Coast's 23-man squad ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, starting in all matches as his side was knocked out in the group stage. At the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, he finished as the joint-top assist provider of the tournament, alongside Ismael Bennacer, with three assists as his team was eliminated in the quarter-finals by eventual champions Algeria, after losing 4-5 on penalties on 11 July 2019. In January 2022, he was included in Ivory Coast’s squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

What is Franck Kessie Famous For?

  • Being an Ivorian professional football player.
  • For playing as a central midfielder for Serie A club AC Milan.

Ivorian professional football player, Franck Kessie

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Where is Franck Kessie From?

Franck Yannick Kessie was born on 19 December 1996. His birthplace is Ouragahio, Ivory Coast. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He holds Ivorian nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Sagittarius. 

Franck Kessie Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Stella Club in 2010. In 2014, he was promoted to the first team.
  • On 29 January 2015, he signed a three-year contract with Serie A club Atalanta where he was assigned to the club's Primavera squad upon his arrival and contributed with seven appearances for the side.
  • On 18 April 2015, he was called up to the first team for a match against Roma but remained an unused substitute in the 1-1 draws the following day.
  • On 26 August 2015, he joined Cesena in Serie B on a one-year loan deal. He made his professional debut for the club on 26 September 2015 in a 0-0 away draw against Perugia. On 31 October 2015, he scored his first professional goal for the club in a 2-0 home win against Virtus Lanciano. During his loan spell at Cesena, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Cesena missed out on promotion in the play-offs. 
  • After returning from a loan, he was promoted to the Atalanta first team by manager Gian Piero Gasperini. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2016, starting and scoring the last in a 3-0 Coppa Italia home win against Cremonese. On 19 August 2016, he renewed his contract with the club until 2021. He made his debut in the main category of Italian football on 21 August 2016, as he started and scored a brace in a 4-3 home loss against Lazio. During his 2016-17 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 2 June 2017, he joined fellow Serie A side AC Milan on a two-year loan deal with the obligation to buy. On 27 July 2017, he made his Milan debut in a match against CS U Craiova, helping Milan to win the first leg Europa League qualification. On 20 August 2017, in Milan's opening Serie A match of the season, he scored his first goal for the club from a penalty in a 3-0 victory over Crotone. During his 2017-18 season, he made 54 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 23 May 2021, he scored two penalties in a 2-0 away win over his former club Atalanta. During his 2020-21 season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Milan secured 2nd place in the league and qualified for the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League after an eight-year absence.

Franck Kessie plays as a Midfielder for Serie A club AC Milan

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Franck Kessie International Career

  • He has represented Ivory Coast at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Ivory Coast at U17, U20, and the senior level. 
  • He made his international team debut for Ivory Coast on 6 September 2014, at the age of 17 in a 2-1 home win against Sierra Leone in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. 
  • On 8 October 2016, he scored his first international goal for Ivory Coast in a 3-1 win against Mali in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.  
  • On 4 January 2017, he was included in Ivory Coast's 23-man squad ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, starting in all matches as his side was knocked out in the group stage. 
  • At the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, he finished as the joint-top assist provider of the tournament, alongside Ismael Bennacer, with three assists as his team was eliminated in the quarter-finals by eventual champions Algeria, after losing 4-5 on penalties on 11 July 2019. 
  • In January 2022, he was included in Ivory Coast’s squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Franck Kessie Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Franck Kessie Height and Weight

Franck Kessie stands at a height of 1.83m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 76kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Franck Kessie Net Worth and Salary

Franck Kessie earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is €3 million and his salary is £3.5 million. His market value is around €48 million. 

Did You Know?

  • When he was 11 years old, his father, who used to be a professional footballer in his youth before enlisting in the Ivorian army, died due to an illness. Therefore, one of his goal celebrations is a military Salute performed in order to pay tribute to his late father.
  • He made his professional debut on 26 September 2015.
  • He made his international team debut for Ivory Coast at the age of 17 on 6 September 2014.
  • He wears shirt number 79 for AC Milan.