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Nicolas Pepe: Current Club, Height, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast.

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Biography

Nicolas Pepe was born on 29th May 1995 to Celestin Pepe in Mantes-la-Jolie, France. Pepe is a professional footballer. He plays the role of a winger for Ligue 1 club Nice, on loan from Arsenal of the Premier League. Pepe represents the Ivory Coast national football team.

Pépé started his senior club career with Poitiers in the Championnat de France Amateur 2.
At aged 18, he signed for Angers in 2013, and spent a season on loan at Orléans in 2015. He signed for Lille in 2017 and was named to the UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year in the 2018–2019 season. That summer, Pépé joined Arsenal for a club-record fee of £72 million and won the FA Cup in his appearance season.

Pepe is generally known for his skilled and outstanding style of attacking. Pepe is comfortable with but left and right foot but prefers to play right-wing. Pepe is one of the players who have kept Europe’s top clubs to keel on their knees.

Pépé made his appearance for the Ivory Coast on 15 November 2016 in a friendly against France.
He was selected for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017, 2019 and 2021.

Pepe was the first player to successfully dribble past Virgil van Dijk in the Dutch defender’s last 50 appearances in the Premier League.

However, Pepe had played fifteen matches and scored a total number of four goals.

Full Name:Nicolas Pepe
Current club:League One club Nice and ivory coast national football team
Born:May 29, 1995
Place of Birth:Mantes-la-Jolie, France
Nationality:France
Height:6 feet 0 inches
Parents:Celestin Pepe
Siblings:N/A
Wife • Spouse:Fanny B
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Children: Isiah Pepe
Occupation:Football player
Net Worth:$30 million.
Achievements: N/A

Early Life & Education

Nicolas Pépé was born on 29th May 1995 to Celestine Pepe in Mantes-la-Jolie, France. Pepe’s parents were Ivorian immigrants who migrated from their hometown to France in the mid-1990s to seek better living. His father Celestin was a Prison warder while his mom was a housekeeper. Pepe’s childhood doesn’t spend in luxury or comfort, he doesn’t have enough toys, all he had was just a soccer ball which he kicks and plays all the time.
Pepe was never interested in education even when the teacher asked him “pepe what do you want to become in life” pepe responded ” I want to become a professional footballer when I grow up”.
Pepe was a strong willed and determined person from childhood.

During 1998 when France was waking up and was trying to make its appearance in all most every sector, the African migrants saw it as a huge opportunity to change their lives. Numbers of Africans migrants started participating in football, pepe wasn’t an exception, although he went on with his studies and mixed it with soccer until he reached his early teenage years. Pepe never-ending passion for football made him to qualify for the trials of the French Local club Poitiers FC, during his initial days he amazed everyone with his ability, Despite his impressive sills and performances at the youth level many bigger academies football scouts became deterred by Nicolas Pepe’s randy Physique as well as of his attitude, there were predictions that he was inconsistent and lazy is certain situations due to which no one approached or appreciated him. Such depressing environments doesn’t crumble Pepe’s passion for football, he trains harder and harder without worrying about thinking anything, no sooner he became a regular in the Poitiers first team.

Personal Life

Nicolas Pépé is married to a French lady named Fanny B and they both have two children, Isiah Pepe which they were born in July 2020 and another one after a 2-1 win over wolves. Rumor had it that Pepe and Fanny B have been together since 2017. Nicolas Pépé was involved in the Amazon Original sports docuseries All or Nothing: Arsenal, which documented the club by spending time with the coaching staff and players behind the scenes both on and off the field throughout their 2021–2022 season.

Career

Pepe started his football career formally by playing as a goalkeeper for local side Solitaire Paris Est until he was 14 years old.
When his father Celestin, a prison guard, was transferred to Poitiers, Pépé began his senior career as an outfield player with Poitiers FC in the Championnat de France Amateur 2 (fifth tier) in 2012–2013.

Pépé signed for Angers in 2013 and spent his first season with the reserves in the CFA 2.
He made his professional appearance in the second round of the Coupe de la Ligue in a 2–1 home loss to Arles-Avignon on 26 August 2014, as a 73rd-minute substitute for Yohann Eudeline. His first Ligue 2 match was on 21 November 2014, starting in a 1–1 Ligue 2 draw away to Ajaccio.

On 21 June 2017, Pepe signed a five-year deal with Lille, for a maximum transfer fee of €10 million, after being signed by head coach Marcelo Bielsa who had observed the player by watching footage of every Ligue 1 game he had played in for Angers, before scouting him in person. Pepe described Bielsa as “special” and a “great coach”. He started the season playing as a striker after being converted into playing the position under Bielsa, before finishing the season under the new Lille head coach Christophe Galtier, playing as a winger.

During the entirety of the 2017–2018 Ligue 1 season, he was a regular in a Lille side that narrowly avoided relegation, missing only two games and scoring 13 times, including two apiece in away wins at Metz and Toulouse.

On 15 September 2018, during the 2018–2019 Ligue 1 season, Pepe scored a brace, including two penalties, in the 3–2 away win over Amiens.
Days later, it was confirmed by club president Gérard Lopez that Barcelona was among several clubs that were interested in signing him.
On 14 April 2019, Pepe scored a goal and provided two assists in the 5–1 home win over Paris Saint-Germain.
He finished the 2018–2019 Ligue 1 season with 22 goals, second only to PSG’s Kylian Mbappé, with 11 assists, and was named in the UNFP Team of the Year.

Pepe was born in France to parents of Ivorian descent. He received a call up to the Ivory Coast national team in November 2016, and was an unused substitute in the goalless draw away to Morocco in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification on 12 November. He made his debut three days later in a friendly of the same score against his birth nation, France, at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, playing the final four minutes in place of Max-Alain Gradel. Pepe was named in Michel Dussuyer’s 23-man squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon but took no part as the Elephants were eliminated from their group.

On 24 March 2018, in a friendly against Togo in France, Pépé scored his first international goals in the first half of a 2–2 draw. He followed it three days later, with another goal in a 2–1 win against Moldova in the same stadium. Pepe was called up for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. He was absent from their quarter-final penalty shootout defeat by Algeria, having been dropped for Max Alain Gradel due to a lack of form.

On 1 August 2019, it was rumored that Pépé had joined Premier League club Arsenal in a club-record fee of €79 million (£72 million) eclipsing the previous record of €62 million for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Upon signing for Arsenal, he was handed the number 19 shirt.

On 11 August, Pepe made his Arsenal appearance in a 1–0 away win over Newcastle United, as a substitute for Reiss Nelson in the 71st minute. His first start for the club came two weeks later in a 3–1 loss to Liverpool, in which he played the full 90 minutes. He scored his first Arsenal goal, from the penalty spot, in the team’s 3–2 home win over Aston Villa on 22 September.
He scored his first European goals in Arsenal’s UEFA Europa League 3–2 home win over Vitória de Guimarães on 24 October, two free-kicks.

On 1 January 2020, Pépé scored Arsenal’s first goal in a 2–0 home victory over Manchester United, marking new head-coach Mikel Arteta’s first win. On 16 February, Pepe scored once and assisted twice in a 4–0 win over Newcastle United.
On 28 June, he scored his first FA Cup goal in a 2–1 away win against Sheffield United in the quarter-finals, giving Arsenal the lead in the 25th minute from the penalty spot.
On 1 August, he played the whole 90 minutes of the FA Cup Final match against Chelsea to win his first club trophy as an Arsenal player, contributing the assist for Aubameyang’s second goal.

On 22 November 2020, Pepe received the first red card of his career in a 0–0 away draw against Leeds United after clashing heads with Ezgjan Alioski in the 51st minute. On 2 February 2021, he beat two defenders before scoring in a game against Wolverhampton Wanderers; that goal was later voted as Goal of the Month for February on Arsenal’s official website.

On 24 February 2022, Pépé scored his first goal of the 2021–2022 Premier League season in a 2–1 win against Wolverhampton with an 82nd-minute strike, and was instrumental in the buildup of forcing an own goal in the 95th minute to cap a late comeback.

On 25 August 2022, Pépé joined Ligue 1 club Nice on loan for the remainder of the 2022–2023 season without an option to buy.

Net Worth

Nicolas Pepe has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Nicolas Pepe has an astonished net worth of $30 million.

Social Media

Nicolas Pepe as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.

  • @Nicolas Pepe (@nicolaspepe19) is his Instagram handle.
  • @Nicolas Pepe (@nicolaspepe19) is his Twitter handle.

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