Franck Kessié is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a Centre Midfielder for the Spanish club FC Barcleona and for national team of Ivory Coast. He is talented player with good vision and accurate passing. He can also shoot from a long range. His style of play has been described as a box to box midfielder with lots of stamina. He is a versatile player who is known for his physicality and tactical awareness.
|Real Name:||Franck Yannick Kessié|
|Date of Birth:||December 19, 1996|
|Place of Birth:||Ouragahio, Ivory Coast|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
Franck Kessié was born Franck Yannick Kessié on December 19, 1996, in Ouragahio, Ivory Coast. His father was a professional footballer before joining the Ivorian army. He later passed away after a brief illness.
Kessié’s famous goal celebration is a military salute performed to pay tribute to his late father.
Franck Kessié began his football career at the youth level with Stella Club d’Adjame, in 2010 and promoted to the first team in 2014.
He joined the Itakian club Atalanta on January 29, 2015, and was initially assigned to the club’s Privavera squad before being called up for the first team in a 1-1 draw against Roma, on April 18, 2015.
He went on a one year loan to Cesena in the Serie B and became a starter with 4 goals in 37 appearances for his side.
He returned from loan to Atalanta and signed a two year loan deal with AC Milan with obligation to buy, on June 2, 2017.
He made his debut for Milan in the first leg of the Europa League qualification match against CS U Craiova . He scored from the penalty spot in a 3-0 win against Crotone, in Milan’s first Serie A match of the season, on August 20, 2017.
He helped his side secured the Scudetto title after scoring the third goal in a 3-0 win over Sassuolo, on May 22, 2022.
He agreed a 4 year deal with Barcelona on July 4, 2022, and made his debut for the club in a goalless draw against Rayo Vallecano in the league, on August 13, 2022.
At the international level, Kessié represented Ivory Coast at the under-17 and under-20 levels before being given called up to the senior team in a 2-1 home victory against Sierra Leone for the 3015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, on September 6, 2014. He also played at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Kessié got married to his wife Joelle in a private ceremony in Ivory Coast. The couple have a child together. His wife Joelle Kessié was raised in a town called Yopougon.
Kessié won Serie A: 2021-22 with AC Milan, and Supercopa de Espana: 2022-23 with Barcelona.
Franck Kessié is active on social media. He is on Instagram, @franckkessie
Franck Kessié earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of €35 million based on stats from Transfermarkt. He has a salary of 6.5 million euros and an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Frequently asked questions
He is an Ivorian professional footballer.
He was born on December 19, 1996.
He is from Ouragahio, Ivory Coast.
He stands at a height if 1.84 m.
He is married to Joelle.
He play as a Central midfielder.