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N'Golo Kanté: in Saudi Arabia not only for the salary, his level is sparkling

The midfielder of the French team N'Golo Kanté is one of the best players à his position.

If he has disappeared from the radars of Europe and France, N'Golo Kanté was created a new life in Saudi Arabia, he who is now é by injuries. As proof, Kanté is the selected medium by Deschamps for Euro 2024 most often used this season with 3,777,minutes in total. " I have no doubt about his athletic abilities" explainedé Didier Deschamps during his surprise selection for the Euro. "N'Golo is still above the rest in the capacityé à make the efforts, continues this opinionated observeré of the Saudi championship. And he even projects himself further forward than during his last years in Europe. " indicated&eac; Larry Azouni for Le Parisien. 

"He hasn'lost nothing. He has a thousand lungs. But only mention its activity. out of the norm would be reductive: not only does he run a lot, but he runs intelligently. He knows how to position himself, anticipate, read the game. He has always been a player. like çthat, but it got better' on this level with time and experience" explainedé on his side Kylian Mbappé in West France.

Short biography of N'Golo Kanté

N&eac; à Paris on March 29, 1991, N'Golo Kanté discovered and played football from a very young age. Even if the young player regularly outperforms his teammates, he does not manage to achieve this. join a training center that would allow him to follow a clear path. However, it is clear that the talent is already there. very present in the young boy. However, he will have to wait until his last season in honorary promotion and his 10 goals scored to be spotted. by US Boulogne, a Ligue 2 club with whom he signed an amateur contract in 2010. It is therefore in CFA 2 with the B team that N&#39 ;Golo Kanté begins his career. Two years later, N'Golo Kanté joined the first team then dropped back to National 1 and established himself as an indisputable midfielder.

Building on this first experience, N'Golo Kanté joined the Stade Malherbe Caen team in 2013. The following year, the Norman club was promoted to Ligue 1. This is the first time that the midfielder is among the elite of French football. Its performance and quality athleticism are unanimously praised, propelling him to the rank of a true revelation of the championship in the 2014-2015 season. From then on, transfer rumors were rife.

Announced tower à tower à the Olympique de Marseille, à Olympique Lyonnais or even à West Ham, however, is with the English club Leicester City, then trained in the game. by Claudio Ranieri, that the midfielder signs a new contract for four years. Its transfer is then estimated à 8 million euros. N'Golo Kant's bet joining the English club turned out to be a real stroke of genius. Against all odds, his team succeeded in winning the game. defy all predictions and win! win the English championship during the 2015-2016 season for the first time in its history. Throughout the season, commentators never stopped praising the man everyone considered to be “the best rookie in the Premier League”

With his title of champion of England in his pocket, N'Golo Kanté sailed towards a new adventure by joining the London club Chelsea within which he established himself as an indisputable starter. The player continues to improve, increasing the number of matches and stringing together goals. He also discovered the international scene by playing in the Europa League and the Champions League. Thanks to à his exceptional results, N'Golo Kanté is called regularly by the coach of the France team, Didier Deschamps. It is therefore quite natural that he participates and wins the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia in the final against à Croatia, within the great Blues family. If he participated well in the event, à the finale, N'Golo Kanté was unable to stay on the field until the end of the match. The midfielder has indeed give up your place to Steven Nzonzi during the second half, unwellé by gastroenteritis.

Touché through numerous injuries over the past few years, the Frenchman has found his way back into action. his level in the Saudi Arabian championship, stringing together great performances which allowed him to find his way back to the French team.

With Leicester City, N'Golo Kanté won the English championship in 2016. He repeated this feat in 2017, but this time with Chelsea FC. Still in the colors of the London club, the midfielder won his first Europa League in 2019. With the French team, the footballer holds the title. rsquo;one of the greatest titles of his career: that of world champion by winning the Holy Grail with the Blues in 2018! N'Golo Kanté has also obtained numerous individual distinctions: he is notably titled; French player of the year 2017, best player of the year at Leicester City in 2016. He is also ;lu man of the match in the Champions League final in 2021.

N’Golo Kanté is one of the highest paid French football players currently. According to estimates, the midfielder who officiates à Chelsea would benefit from a monthly salary of 730,000 euros (bonuses not included), which represents 8.8 million euros gross per year. His total fortune is estimated at more than 28 million euros. Added to this are the commercial contracts and/or partnerships with the different brands. N'Golo Kanté would be the highest paid player of the history of the Chelsea club. Having left for Saudi Arabia, the Frenchman earns around 25 million euros per season. Al Ittihad.

N'Golo Kanté grows & Rueil-Malmaison, in the Hauts-de-Seine department, surrounded by his four brothers and four sisters. His parents are Malian immigrants. N'Golo Kanté he also has dual nationality, French and Malian. In his childhood, his mother worked as a housekeeper while his father was a garbage collector. When he was only 11 years old, N'Golo Kant´ loses his father. A drama that will have a resounding impact on his life and his determination to continue. succeed in providing for your family. Years later, N'Golo Kanté experiences a new family tragedy. Only a few weeks before the 2018 World Cup, the midfielder must indeed face à the sudden and brutal death of one of his brothers, who died tragically from a heart attack. Very discreet about his love life, N'Golo Kanté would still be single.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116