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Illan Meslier

Facts About Illan Meslier

Celebrated Name Illan Meslier
Age 22 Years Old
Nick Name The Iceman
Birth Name Illan Stéphane Meslier
Birth Date 2000-03-02
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality French
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Lorient, France
Horoscope Pisces
Ethnicity White
Career Start 2006
Awards 2020-21 Leeds United Young Player of the Year.
Marital Status Dating
Girl Friend Ines Malcoste
Height 6 ft. 4 inches
Weight 74kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €4 Million
Salary £2.1 Million
Current Club Leeds United
Position Goalkeeper
Jersey Number 1
Links Twitter Instagram

Illan Stéphane Meslier is a French professional football player who plays for Premier League club Leeds United as a goalkeeper. He started playing football for the youth team of Merlevenez in 2006 and played until 2009. In 2009, he joined the youth team of Lorient and began his career at the club. He made his professional debut on 14 August 2018. On 8 August 2019, he was signed on a season-long loan by English Championship team Leeds United with Leeds also having the option to buy Meslier on a permanent deal. He made his debut for the club on 6 January 2020. With Meslier keeping seven clean sheets in his 10 league games to help Leeds become Champions and win promotion to the Premier League, on 23 July 2020, he permanently joined Leeds United following their promotion to the Premier League, signing a three-year contract.

On the international level, he has represented France at various age levels. He has represented France at the U18, U19, U20, and U21 levels. He is yet to make his senior international team debut for France. 

What is Illan Meslier Famous? 

  • Being a French professional football player.
  • For playing as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Leeds United. 

Honors 

  • Won the 2019-20 EFL Championship with Leeds United.

Awards

  • Won the 2020-21 Leeds United Young Player of the Year.

Where is Illan Meslier From?

Illan Meslier was born on 2 March 2000. His birthplace is Lorient, France. His birth name is Illan Stéphane Meslier. He holds French nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet.

Illan Meslier FC Lorient

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Illan Meslier Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Merlevenez in 2006 and played until 2009. 
  • In 2009, he joined the youth team of Lorient and began his career at the club.
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Lorient, on 1 February 2018, he signed his first professional contract with the club. He made his professional debut on 14 August 2018 in a 1-0 Coupe de la Ligue win over Valenciennes FC. He kept a clean sheet consecutively in his first five games as a professional, conceding his first-ever goal in his 6th game against Paris FC. During his 2018-19 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, keeping 11 clean sheets in all the competitions as he helped Lorient finish 6th in the league but narrowly missed out on the playoffs due to goal difference compared with RC Lens.  
  • On 8 August 2019, he was signed on a season-long loan by English Championship team Leeds United with Leeds also having the option to buy Meslier on a permanent deal. He made his debut for the club on 6 January 2020 in a 1-0 loss against Arsenal in the FA Cup. He made his league debut for the club on 29 February 2020 in a 4-0 win against Hull City. He finished the season as the first choice at Leeds after an eight-game suspension to fellow goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.

Illan Meslier Leeds United

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  • During his loan spell at Leeds United, he made 11 appearances for the club, keeping 7 clean sheets in all the competitions as he helped Leeds become Champions and win promotion to the Premier League. 
  • With impressive performances, on 23 July 2020, he permanently joined Leeds United following their promotion to the Premier League, signing a three-year contract. He made his 2020-21 Premier League debut in the first match of the season on 12 September 2020 in a 3-4 loss against Liverpool at Anfield to the reigning champions. On 28 September 2020, he was named man of the match in the Yorkshire derby 1-0 win over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane, after making a string of fine saves including a point-blank reflex save at 0-0. On 23 February 2021, he became the first goalkeeper under the age of 21 to record eight clean sheets in a single Premier League season. During that season, he made 35 appearances for the club, keeping 11 clean sheets in all the competitions. 
  • On 13 August 2021, he signed a new deal that extended his contract until 2026.

Illan Meslier France

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Illan Meslier International Career

  • He has represented France at various age levels. 
  • He has represented France at the U18, U19, U20, and U21 levels. 
  • He was also part of the France U20 squad for the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup playing as the first choice goalkeeper in May 2019.
  • In November 2019, he was called up to the France U21 squad and was named as an unused substitute in a 3-1 defeat against Switzerland U21s on 19 November 2019. 
  • He was called up again to the France U21 squad in August 2020 for fixtures against Georgia U21 and Azerbaijan U21.  
  • He made his debut for the France U21 team on 31 May 2021 playing in the quarter-final against the Netherlands U21.  
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for France.

Illan Meslier girlfriend

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Is Illan Meslier Single or Dating?

Looking at his personal life, he is not single. He is reportedly dating a beautiful girl named Ines Malcoste. The couple is very private about their love life so much so that the couple has refrained from posting any pictures together. He has not shared many details about his relationship status. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

How tall is Illan Meslier?

Illan Meslier stands at a height of 1.96m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 74kg. 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 is brown and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.  

What is the Net Worth of Illan Meslier?

Illan Meslier is a French professional football player who currently plays for Premier League club Leeds United. 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. On 1 February 2018, he signed his first professional contract with Lorient. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be €4 million where he received £2.1 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His market value is around €20 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.    

Trivias About Illan Meslier You Need To Know.

  • He started playing football at the age of 6.
  • He signed his first professional contract on 1 February 2018.
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for France.
  • He wears shirt number 1 for Leeds United.