|Date of Birth||May 28, 1991|
|Jersey Number||Number 10|
|Height/ Weight||175 cm/ 73 KG|
Alexandre Lacazette’s Early Life, Parents, And Family
Alexandre Lacazette, born 28 May 1991 in Lyon, is a French professional footballer, who was born into a Guadeloupean family. Lacazette plays for Ligue 1 club Lyon as a striker and represents the club as Captain. Even though he plays mainly as a striker, he can also play as a winger and second striker.
Of all the four boys his parents gave birth to, Lacazette is the youngest. Benoît, one of his brothers, was the coach of the Lyon futsal team, Lyon Footzik Futsal, and competed in the Swiss second level and French fourth division. Romuald, his cousin, is a central midfielder and a professional football player as well.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Career
At the age of seven, Lacazette began playing football at a local Lyon club, Elan Sportif. Unsurprisingly, Alexandre got enrolled quickly in Lyon’s youth program.
In May 2010, Lacazette made his debut in a 2-1 victory over Auxerre. Although Lacazette began the 2010–11 season with the club’s reserve team, he didn’t have to wait long to make his first competitive senior squad appearance of the year.
The following week, in a 2-1 victory against Sochaux, Alexandre scored his first professional goal after coming off the bench in the 41st minute of a 1-1 tie at Arles on October 24.
Following several seasons of rumors associating the forward with the north London club, Arsenal finally closed a club-record deal of €52.6 million to buy Lacazette in the 2017 transfer window. In the Community Shield match at Wembley versus Premier League champion Chelsea, Lacazette marked his Arsenal debut as the Gunners won on penalties.
After leaving Arsenal, Lacazette went back to Lyon in the 2022 transfer window.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Net Worth And Earnings
As of this writing, Alexandre Lacazette’s net worth is $19 million. When he was a part of the Arsenal team, Lacazette had a weekly salary of £140,000 and a yearly salary of £7.2 million. He receives extra funding from Nike, which significantly increases the value of his entire net worth.
Lacazette’s current market value is $58.83 million, and as of this writing, his total exchange value is $62.36 million.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Relationship
According to rumors, Lacazette is dating Manon Mogavero, who has been his girlfriend for a long time. Manon Mogavero and Lacazette began dating while the Frenchman played for Lyon. In 2020, they were on the brink of ending their relationship, which had started in 2015.
Although it has already been revealed, Lacazette has been seen wearing a wedding ring. Thus, it is uncertain if the pair are married.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Religion
Lacazette is of African-European origin and has French nationality. As for his religion, Lacazette is a Christian. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Alexandre Lacazette Style Of Play
When he first began his career, Lacazette played as a winger for Lyon, before he started playing as a striker. His game combines speed, energy, composure, precision, dribbling, and link-up play. He can score goals with either foot; he has the great scoring ability as well as clinical finishing. He is a determined sportsman who can press his opponent and use his tackling/ defensive ability to win the ball back.
Gérard Houllier, a fellow Frenchman, compares Lacazette to former Arsenal attacker Ian Wright in July 2017.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Football Stats And Discipline As Of This Writing.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Goals, Shots, and xG (Expected Goals) As Of This Writing.
- Goals Scored – 13 (0.61 %)
- Goals at Home – 6 (0.57 %)
- Goals at Away – 7 (0.65 %)
- Expected Goals (xG) – 9.39 (0.44 %)
- Non-Penalty xG (npxG) -;6.59 (0.31 %)
- Penalties Scored – 4
- Hat-tricks – 0
- 3 or More Goals – 0
- 2 or More Goals – 1
- Minutes Per Goal – 148 min’ per goal
- Shots Taken – 49 (2.29 %)
- Shots On Target – 35/ 49 (1.63%)
- Shots Off Target – 14/ 49 (0.65%)
- Shot Accuracy – 71.43%
- Shots Per Goal Scored – 3.77
Alexandre Lacazette’s Assists, Passing, & Chance Creation Stats As Of This Writing
- Assists – 4 (0.19 %)
- Expected Assists (xA) – 4.45 (0.21 %)
- Passes – 579 (27.01 %)
- Successful Passes – 436/ 579 (20.34 %)
- Pass Completion Rate – 75.30%
- Minutes Per Assist – 482 min’ per assist
Alexandre Lacazette’s Dribbling Stats As Of This Writing
- Dribbles – 41 (1.91 %)
- Successful Dribbles – 22 (1.03 %)
- Dribble Success Rate – 53.66%
Alexandre Lacazette’s Yellow Cards, Red Cards, and Foul Stats As Of This Writing
- Yellow Cards – 2
- Red Cards – 0
- Total Cards – 2
- Minutes Per Booking – 965 min’ per card
- Cards Over 0.5 – 2 (9%)
- Fouls Committed – 43 – (2.01 %)
Alexandre Lacazette’s Football At International Level
Lacazette’s first call-up to the French senior team came on May 23, 2013. The Lyon striker made his debut for his country on June 5 when he replaced Olivier Giroud in the 58th minute of a 0-1 friendly loss to Uruguay. On March 29, 2015, Lacazette got his first goal for his country. On November 14, 2017, Lacazette scored twice for France in a friendly match against Germany, which ended in a 2-2 draw.
He was added to the 23-man French team for the 2018 World Cup that took place in Russia. He was not, however, selected for the 2022 World Cup.
Alexandre Lacazette’s Honours And Awards.
Lacazette’s Awards at Lyon.
- Won the Coupe de France – 2011/12.
- Won the Trophée des Champions – 2012.
Lacazette Awards at Arsenal
- Won the FA Cup – 2019/20
- Won the FA Community Shield – 2017
- Won the UEFA Europa League runner-up – 2018/19
- Won the UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year – 2013/14, 2014/15, 2016/17
- Won the UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year – 2014/15
- Won the Ligue 1 top scorer – 2014/15
- Won the Onze de Bronze – 2014/15
- Won the UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month – in December 2014, January 2015, and August 2016
- Won the UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season – 2016/17
- Won the Arsenal Player of the Season – 2018/19
- Won the Premier League Goal of the Month – December 2021
Alexandre Lacazette’s Height And Weight
Lacazette stands at a height of 175 cm ( 5′ 9″). The Lyon forward weighs 73kg ( 161 Ibs)