Facts About Lucas Ocampos
|Celebrated Name||Lucas Ocampos|
|Age||28 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Lucas Ariel Ocampos|
|Place Of Birth||Quilmes, Buenos Aires|
|Famous For||Helped Monaco to promoted to Ligue 1 in 2013|
|First Club||River Plate|
|Current Club Country||Spain|
|Married Date||December 2017|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Salary||4 million Euros|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Lucas Ariel Ocampos, professionally known as Lucas Ocampos is an Argentine professional football player. He plays as a winger. He started his football career from the Argentine club, River Plate in 2011. He later played for Monaco, Marseille, Genoa, and Milan before joining Sevilla in 2019. He was part of Monaco that promoted to Ligue 1 in 2013.
On the international level, he has represented Argentia U15 and U17 levels. He made his senior international debut in 2019.
He has over 401k followers on his Instagram @lucasocampos11.
What is Lucas Ocampos Famous For?
- Helped River Plate to promote to Primera Division in 2012.
- Helped Monaco to promote to Ligue 1 in 2013.
Where was Lucas Ocampos Born?
Lucas Ocampos was born on 11 July 1994. His birth name is Lucas Ariel Ocampos. His birth place is in Quilmes, Buenos Aires in Argentina. He holds an Argentine nationality. His father's name is Jorge Ocampos. Other details about his early life are not available at present. He belongs to white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity.
Lucas Ocampos Career Timeline
- Lucas Ocapos joined the hometown club, Quilmes academy in 2000. He was only 6 years old when he joined the club.
- He initially started playing as a striker.
- Ocampos caught the attention of River Plate, eventually signing with the club after his impressive performance at the U15 Sudamericano. He signed a 50% co-ownership deal with Quilmes.
- He made his professional debut on 16 August 2011 against Chacarita Juniors in the Nacional B.
- He scored his career first professional goal in August 2011 in a 3-1 win over Independiente Rivadavia.
- Ocampuos became one of the key players that secured River Plate back to the Premera Division.
- He scored 7 goals in 38 appearances for the club.
- He made his Primera Division debut against Belgrano. However, it was his only appearance for the club in the Primera Division.
- He completed a transfer to then-Ligue 2 French club Monaco in August 2012.
- He moved to Monaco for a reported fee of 11 million Euros. He became the most expensive Ligue 2 signing of all-time.
- He made his club debut on 31 August 2012 in a 2-1 loss against Le Havre.
- He scored his first goal for the club against Valenciennes in the third round of the Coupe de la Ligue.
- He scored his first league goal for the club on 18 January 2013 in a 2-0 win over Istres. He assisted the second goal.
- He scored 4 goals in 29 appearances for the club, helping the club to promote back to Ligue 1.
- In his first season (2013-14) in Ligue 1, he scored 5 goals in 34 appearances.
- Monaco finished the league as the runners-up to PSG.
- He was nominated for the European Golden Boy Award in October 2014. Raheem Sterling won the award.
- He scored only 1 goal in 17 appearances in the 2014-15 season. This was because his playing time was reduced by a lot.
- He requested a move to another club. Monaco then loaned him to rival club Marseille in February 2015.
- He made his Marseille debut on 7 February against Rennes. He scored his debut goal for the club in the same match, which ended 1-1 draw.
- He ended his loan spell at the club with 2 goals in 14 league appearances.
- He then signed a permanent deal with the club in June 2015 for a fee reported at around 7 million Euros.
- His bicycle kick goal against Troyes on 23 August 2015 was nominated for the Ligue 1 Goal of the Season award. Pierrick Capelle of Angers won the award.
- It was his only goal for the 2015-16 season.
- Ocampos moved to Italian club Genoa on a season-long loan deal in June 2016.
- He made Genoa debut on 12 August 2016 in a 3-2 win over Lecce in Coppa Italia.
- He made his Serie A debut on 21 August 2016 in a 301 against Cagliari.
- He was sidelined for a month in September after he sustained ligaments injury in the knee.
- He scored his first Genoa goal on 6 November 2016 in a 1-1 draw with Udinese.
- Although he had signed a season-long loan deal with Genoa, Marseille and Genoa came to an agreement to allow Ocampus to join fellow Serie A club, A.C. Milan for the remained of his loan spell for the 2016-17 season. He was transferred to Milan for a reported fee of 500k Euros.
- His loan spell at Genoa ended with 3 league goals in 14 appearances.
- Ocampos made his Milan debut on 5 February 2017 in a 1-0 loss to Sampdoria.
- At the end of the season, he returned to Marseille. He did not score any goals for Milan.
- Following his return to Marseille, he scored his first goal for Marseille in a 1-1 win over Nantes on 12 August 2017.
- He scored his first professional hat-trick on 7 February 2018 in a 9-0 win over Bourg-en-Bresse in Coupe de France. It was the club's biggest win in 70 years.
- He helped the club to reach the Europa League final. They lost 3-0 to Atletico Madrid in the final.
- He scored 9 league goals (16 overall in all competitions) in 31 league appearances for the club in the 2017-18 season.
- He scored 4 league goals for the club in the 2018-19 season.
- He signed a five-year contract with Spanish club Sevilla on 3 July 2019.
- He moved to Sevilla for an undisclosed transfer fee.
- Ocampos scored 14 La Liga goals in his first season at Sevilla. He scored 16 goals in all competitions.
Lucas Ocampos International Career
- Lucas Ocampos represented Argentina at various age levels.
- He represented Argentina U17 and U19 teams.
- He made his senior international debut on 9 October 2019 in a friendly against Germany.
- He came on in as a substitute and scored his first senior international goal in his debut match.
- He scored his second senior international goal on 13 October 2019 in a friendly against Ecuador.
Lucas Ocampos Wife
Lucas Ocampos is a married man. He is married to Majooh Barbeito. She is a model by profession. The couple started dating in the early 2010s. The couple dated for a long time and got married in December 2017. The couple has 2 daughters together.
How Tall is Lucas Ocampos?
Lucas Ocampos stands at a height of 1.87 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of 80 kg. He has an athletic body build. His hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Lucas Ocampos Salary
Lucas Ocampos earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. The Argentine has already played for several clubs in Europe. He currently plays for Spanish club Sevilla, where his annual salary is estimated at 4 million Euros. His net worth is estimated at $2 million at present.
Trivias About Lucas Ocampos You Need To Know.
- He wears shirt number 5 at Sevilla.
- He was 17 years old when he made his debut from River Plate.
- He was named by FIFA as one of the Players to Watch in 2012.
- His debut Monaco goal (a bicycle kick) was voted Monaco's club Goal of the Season by their supporters.