Ellyes Skhiri is a French-born Tunisian professional football player who plays for Bundesliga club 1. FC Cologne. He has been playing for the team since 2019 and has made over 95 game appearances. Despite being born in France, he plays for the national football team of Tunisia.
Skhiri wears jersey number 28 in his current team. Besides, he was passionate about pursuing a career in football from an early age. So, his football career kicked off after joining the youth system of Montpellier. In 2021, he also received the title of Tunisian Footballer of the Year.
Skhiri is estimated to have a net worth of over $2 million, thanks to his professional football career. Since 2012, Skhiri has been playing football professionally. He has been a part of a few teams and has appeared in many games.
Currently, Skhiri has a deal with FC Koln worth €6 million. So, playing for them, he earns £27,000 weekly and £1,404,000 yearly. In the previous season, he earned in the same range. In the 2020 season, Skhiri took home £28,000 a week and £1,456,000 a year.
Previously, Skhiri played for Montpellier Herault SC. While playing for them in the 2018 season, Skhiri had a weekly wage of £7,300 and a yearly wage of £379,600. During his professional career on the team, Skhiri earned over a million dollars.
Ellyes Skhiri is currently single and is not dating anyone. The footballer is at the peak of his career, and rather than searching for a life partner, he is focused on his football career. Furthermore, like Ali Abdi, Skhiri shares updates on his ongoing life and events via his Instagram handle.
However, Skhiri has not made a single post regarding his love affair. As his fans are eager to know about his love life, Skhiri may give some updates in the coming years. So, we can follow Skhiri on IG as @ellyes_skhiri.
After playing for the junior team of the French Ligue 1 club, Montpellier HSC, Skhiri joined the reserve team of Montpellier HSC in 2012. He played over fifty matches for the top-tier French team and scored three goals before departing in 2015.
Skhiri played for the leading team of Montpellier in 123 games scoring ten goals. And on July 29, 2019, Skhiri joined 1. FC Koln is on a four-year deal.
As we know, Skhiri was born in France. Despite that, he plays for the national football team of Tunisia. In 2014, Skhiri played for the Morocco U23 squad in Olympics. After receiving a call from the senior team, Skhiri made his debut on March 23, 2018, while playing against Iran.
Likewise, Skhiri was in the squad that played in the 2018 world cup. Not only that, but Skhiri was included in the team that was knocked out from the semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Ellyes Joris Skhiri was born on May 10, 1995 in Lunel, France. His father is Tunisian, while his mother is French. So, Skhiri holds dual nationality of Tunisian & French. And Skhiri has a mixed ethnic background.
Furthermore, Skhiri was fond of playing football since his early childhood days and joined the youth clubs of the French football club Montpellier HSC.