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Cody Gakpo Biography

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Biography

Cody Gakpo (born May 7, 1999) is a Dutch professional footballer who currently plays for Liverpool FC and the Netherlands national team as a winger.

Cody Gakpo
Full Name Cody Gakpo
Born May 7, 1999 (age 24)
Nationality American
Occupation Footballer
Relationship Status Single
Awards PSV Eindhoven Player of the Year: 2020-2021
Organization Liverpool FC

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Early Life

Gakpo was born on May 7, 1999 in Eindhoven, Netherlands, to Ghanaian parents. He started playing football at a young age and joined the youth academy at PSV Eindhoven at the age of 12.

Education

There is no information available about Gakpo’s education.

Career

  • PSV Eindhoven (2017-2022): Gakpo made his professional debut for PSV on April 15, 2018, in a match against ADO Den Haag. He became a regular starter for the club in the 2019-2020 season, scoring 8 goals in 24 league appearances. In the 2020-2021 season, he scored 9 goals in 28 league appearances and was named PSV’s Player of the Year.
  • Liverpool FC (2022-present): On August 31, 2022, Gakpo signed a five-year contract with Liverpool FC for a reported fee of €60 million. He made his debut for the club on September 10, 2022, in a match against Aston Villa.
  • Netherlands national team (2021-present): Gakpo made his debut for the Netherlands national team on September 1, 2021, in a match against Norway. He scored his first international goal on October 7, 2021, in a match against Latvia.

Awards and Honors

  • PSV Eindhoven Player of the Year: 2020-2021
  • Eredivisie Young Player of the Month: November 2019, February 2020, October 2020
  • KNVB Cup top scorer: 2020-2021

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