- Date of Birth
- Age 23 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country Netherlands NL
- Birth Name Cody Mathes Gakpo
- Birth Place Eindhoven, Netherlands
- Father Johnny Gakpo
- Mother Ank Gakpo
- Nationality Dutch
- Profession Football player
- Currently Working For PSV
- Girlfriend Noa
- Religion Christian
Cody Gakpo is a rising Dutch professional football player. He has been playing professional football since 2016. Cody plays as a Winger for his club team, PSV, and represents Netherland for his national team. Gakpo wears no. Nineteen jerseys while playing for both club and country.
Cody Gakpo was born Cody Mathes Gakpo on May 7, 1999, in Eindhoven, Netherlands. He is among the three children born to Johnny Gakpo and his wife, Ank Gakpo. His father played football in the top flight in Togo and was a one-cap wonder for his country. His mother, Ank, was a teacher at a secondary school and a Dutch Rugby international. Cody's brother Sidney had joined the FC Eindhoven Academy, and they practiced together on the pitch of a local amateur club. Gakpo stands six feet and two inches tall and weighs 76 kg.
Cody Gakpo's Journey to National Team Selection
Cody started training along with his father from a very early age. He started training with his hometown club, EVV Eindhoven AV and played with its junior team until 2007. After training with the team, Cody moved to PSV Eindhoven and then trained with the team until turning professional in 2016. Gakpo moved to Eerste Divisie for Jong PSV and made his professional debut in November 2016 against Helmond Sport.
Cody played in twenty-six games for the Jong PSV senior team and score seventeen goals for the team. In 2018, PSV signed him in the Dutch club League and played with the team. Until June 2021, Gakpo has played in sixty-five games and scored in fifteen games.
Talking about his national team appearance, Cody was called up for the Netherlands squad for the UEFA Euro 2020 along with Owen Wijndal and Daley Blind. He played in the Netherlands U16 team in 2016 and represented the team in three games. In 2018, Gakpo played for the U21 team, represented the team in thirteen games, and scored seven goals.
Who is Cody Gakpo Dating? Know About His Girlfriend and His Relationship Status
Cody is an active social media user. He keeps sharing a lot of his pictures in his timeline. Following his posts, we can be sure that Gakpo is in a romantic relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Noa. They have not shared much about their first meeting instance with the public.
Cody and Noa both shared their first photo of being together in December 2020. It seems like the duo has been together for almost a year. They are yet to get engaged or tie their wedding knot.
Know About Cody Gakpo's Salary, Contract, and Net Worth
Cody Gakpo has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. He has earned much of his net worth through his salary, contract, and deals. As of May 2021, Gakpo has a current market valuation of $19.8 Million. Cody has not shared a word about his salary and earnings with the media. The Dutch footballer is very much early in his career and shall be making more in the future. In December 2020, Cody extended his contract with PSV until 2025.
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