Cody Gakpo is a Dutch professional football player who plays for the Netherlands national team and Eredivisie club, PSV Eindhoven. The prolific winger won the Dutch Footballer of the Year award back in the 2021-22 season.
Recently, Cody seems closing on a transfer deal with the Premier League side, Manchester United. The Red Devils are supposed to make a bid for the highly-rated forward on 23 August 2022.
As per the reports, United are planning to bid £34 million for Cody. In the meantime, PSV Eindhoven reportedly want around £38.2million for their prominent winger. However, the fee shouldn’t cause any problem as Eindhoven are willing to sell Cody before the summer transfer window closes.
Cody scored 21 goals in 48 games for club and country last season. Thanks to his impressive stats, he looks very close to playing for one of the greatest clubs in the world.
Let’s explore more about Cody Gakpo wiki, parents, age, dating, girlfriend, height, salary, net worth, and other facts.
Cody Gakpo Football Stats, Salary, and Net Worth
Cody has been part of the PSV Eindhoven team since 2007. He first joined their youth academy and had an impressive youth career till 2018. Later on 25 February 2018, he made his first team debut for PSV.
So far, the winger has played 94 games for PSV Eindhoven. He has scored 29 goals including the winning goal for the team in the 2022 KNVB Cup Final.
Cody joined PSV Eindhoven back in 2007 (Source: Instagram)
Talking about his international career, Cody was eligible to play for the Netherlands, Togo, or Ghana. However, he chose the Netherlands and played for them at under-18, under-19, under-20, and under-21 levels.
Later on, Cody was called up to the senior team for the UEFA Euro 2020. He has two international goals from 7 appearances.
Cody Gakpo manages to earn a salary of £7,400 per week, and £384,800 per year playing for PSV Eindhoven. In the meantime, his net worth swirls around $1.5 million.
Cody Gakpo Wiki; Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height
The player was born Cody Mathes Gakpo on 7 May 1999 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. He is now 23 years of age. With Dutch nationality, Cody holds mixed ethnicity.
Cody was born to his parents, Johnny Gakpo and Ank Gakpo. His father, Johnny was born in Togo and he has Ghanaian ancestry. Likewise, Cody’s mother is from the Netherlands.
Cody with his father Johnny Gakpo (Source: Instagram)
His father, Johnny played top-flight football back in Togo. Besides, his mother, Ank served as a secondary school teacher. She also played Rugby for the Dutch international side.
Cody has a brother in his family named Sidney Gakpo. Sidney is also a football player as he had joined the FC Eindhoven Academy.
The footballer has a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.87 meters).
Who Is Cody Gakpo Dating? Meet His Girlfriend
Cody is on cloud nine with his relationship life. As of now, he is dating his longtime girlfriend, Noa.
Cody often posts pictures with his girlfriend on his Instagram account. In fact, the pair never misses a chance to celebrate each other’s special occasions.
Cody Gakpo with his girlfriend Noa (Source: Instagram)
Looking at Cody’s Instagram posts, it seems like the couple kicked off their romance back in December 2020.