Cody Gakpo Biography: Origin, Age, Position, Parents, Height, Style of Play, Net Worth

Cody Gakpo is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a Left-winger for the Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven and the national team of the Netherlands. His style of play is usually to cut inside on his right foot while using his dribbling and speed to take on defenders.

Cody Gakpo
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Quick Facts
Full Name:Cody Mathes Gakpo
Date of Birth:May 7, 1999
Birth Place:Eindhoven, Netherlands
Club:PSV Eindhoven
Height:1.89 m
Weight:76 kg
Net Worth:$4 million
Career Statistics
2017-2019PSV (Youth Career)
2016-2019Jong PSV
National Team Career
2016-2017Netherlands U18
2018Netherlands U19
2018Netherlands U20
2019-2021Netherlands U21

Early Life

Cody Mathes Gakpo was born on May 7, 1999, in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and grew up in the district of Stratum. His father was born in Togo and has Ghanaian ancestry, while his mother is Dutch.


Cody Gakpo began his football career at the youth level with PSV and later moved to Jong PSV. He made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie for Jong PSV on November 4, 2016 in match against Helmond Sport.

He made his first team debut for PSV in a 3-1 win against Feyenord on February 25, 2018.

He had an amazing performance in the Eredivisie with seven goals and many assists in 25 league games in the 2019-20 season.

Gakpo scored his first brace for PSV in the 2020-21 Eredivisie season, in a 3-1 victory against Groningen, on September 13, 2020. He finished the season with 11 goals in 29 appearances. He also scored the winning goal for PSV in a 2-1 victory against Ajax in the 2022 KNVB Cup Final.

He signed a six-year deal with the English club Liverpool in December 2022.

Gakpo who was eligible to play for Ghana, Togo, and the Netherlands, choose to represent the Netherlands at the under-18, under-19, under-20, and under-201 levels before being called up for the UEFA Euro 2020. He made his debut in a match against North Macedonia, where he came on as a substitute for Frenkie de Jong at the 79th minute. He scored the first goal for the Netherlands in a 2-0 win over Senegal at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.


Cody Gakpo has won the Dutch Footbaler of the Year: 2021-22, and Eredivisie Player of the Month: September 2022, October 2022.

He has also won the following titles:

  • Eredivisie: 2017-18
  • KNVB Cup: 2021-22
  • Johan Cruyff Shield: 2021, 2022

Social Media

Cody Gakpo is active on social media. He is on Instagram, @codymathesgakpo

Net Worth

Cody Gakpo earns his career as a footballer. According to Transfermarkt, he has a market value of €45 million. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Frequently asked questions

Below are some frequently asked questions about Cody Gakpo:

Who is Cody Gakpo?

Cody Gakpo is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a Left-winger for the Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven and the national team of the Netherlands.

How old is Cody Gakpo?

He was born on May 7, 1999.

Where is Cody Gakpo from?

He is from Eindhoven, Netherlands.

What is Cody Gakpo height?

He stands at a height of 1.89 m.

Is Cody Gakpo married?

He is not married.

What is Cody Gakpo’s Net Worth?

Cody Gakpo has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

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