Nabil Fekir

by Rob 11 Dec,2017
Nabil Fekir

French striker and attacking mid-fielder, Nabil Fekir currently plays for France National Team and Lyon. The 24-year-old footballer has played for many clubs including AC Villeurbanne, Vaulx-en-Velin, SC Caluire, Saint-Priest and many more.

 

Fekir's net worth in 2018 is estimated to be about $1.5 million. He is unmarried and believed to be single at current.

Early Life of Nabil Fekir

Nabil Fekir was born on July 18, 1993, in Lyon France to Algerian father Mohamed Fekir. He grew up along with his elder brother Yassin Fekir, a star footballer, who inspired him to join soccer from a very young age. He holds an Algerian and French nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Club Career

At the age of six, Nabil Fekir began his football career with the youth team of AC Villeurbanne in 2000. He then played with numerous youth clubs like Vaulx-en-Velin, SC Caluire, Lyon, Saint-Priest etc.

Following, Fekir completed his primary education from Lyon. He after playing for the junior team was promoted to the senior squad of Lyon B in July 2013. So far, he has scored 13 goals in 63 games for the club until 2016.

On other hands, Fekir is included in the Lyon since 2013 and made his professional debut for the club against Real Sociedad in August 2013 as a backup player for Yassine Benzia.

Since August 2017, Fekir became the captain of the team after Maxime Ginalons transferred to AS Roma. As of now, he has spent five seasons with the club since 2013. As a football star, Fekir has been honored with UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year, UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year (2014-2015) and UNFP Player of the Month (October 2017).

International Career

Nabil Fekir parents were from Algeria and he was called up to Algeria national squad but chose to play for the French instead. In the beginning, he has represented France U-21 in 2014. After a year, he was promoted to France National Team in 2015 and his first match was on March 26, 2015, at the national stadium of France, Stade de France.

Fekir then scored his first goal against Belgium in June 2015. Moreover, he was compared to Lionel Messi by Lyon Owner and chairman Jean-Michel Aulas.

There are rumors that Arsenal is near £60m deal for Nabil Fekir and Barcelona also wanted to sign Fekir. His current teammates are Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, and Blaise Matuidi etc.

Nabil Fekir Personal Life

Nabil Fekir is currently unmarried at the age of 24 and often posts a vacation picture via Instagram. He might be single as he has not revealed anything regarding his affair.

He is quite active on social sites and often makes different posts. He joined the Twitter in January 2015 and currently, he 144k followers on his official Twitter as well as he is active on Instagram and Facebook. Fekir is 1.73 m tall in height i.e. 5 feet 6 inch and 72kg is weight.

Nabil Fekir's Net Worth

Currently, Fekir's market value is estimated to be £18.00 million. He receives €300,000 as a yearly salary from his current club, however, the exact figure of his net worth is not disclosed but is believed to be around $1.5 million.

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