Alexandre Lacazette Biography: Age, Height, Achievements, Controversy and Net Worth

Alexandre Lacazette is a French Footballer who plays as a striker for France national team and the Premier League club, Arsenal


Alexandre was born on 28 May 1991 in Lyon, France in a Guadeloupian family. His parents who once lived in eastern Caribbean country migrated to France to seek better living.

Alexandre begins playing Football when he was seven years old with the youth academy of Elan Sportif, he played for five years till he was 12. Gradually he made himself good enough to see himself approved in the youth ranks of Lyon.

It was at Lyon where he laid the foundation of his professional career.


Alexandre likes to keep his personal life away from the limelight. He is not married but has a girlfriend whose name is still a secret.


In 2003 he became a part of the youth academy of the club Lyon. He made his debut for the team on 5 May 2010 in a Ligue 1 home match against Auxerre.

He then signed a three year deal with Lyon, marking his first professional contract. He netted his first competitive goal for the team on 30 October 2010 in Ligue 1 against Sochaux.

In 2010 he made his European club debut, against the Portuguese club Benfica in a 4-3 lose. On December 7 he netted his first European club goal against Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv which eventually ended in a 2-2 draw.

Playing ahead in the future he helped the club to conquer 2011-12 Coupe de France and 2012 Trophee des Champions. Alexandre left Lyon after he netted his 100th goal for Lyon in a match against Toulouse on 29 October 2016 in a 2-1 victory.

After leaving Lyon he joined Arsenal on 5 July 2017, on an initial amount of 53 million euros the largest one ever received by Lyon.

He made his debut with Arsenal on 6th August 2017 against the Chelsea in the 2017 FA Community Shield in a 4-1 defeat via penalty shootout. Eventually, the club won the 2017 FA Community Shield title.

After former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger left the club under the new manager Unai Emery Alexandre found himself stuck with the bench. He made his first start under the new manager against Arsenal in a 3-2 away win over Cardiff City.

His form continued as the club won against Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Manchester United. On 3rd May he was voted by Arsenal supporters as the club’s player of the season.


For the national team, he made his debut from the Youth international debut on 3rd April 2007 as part of the Under-16 Football team. He played in all the national youth teams of France.

On 31 July 2010 Alexandre netted a crucial goal at the 84th minute which leads France to conquer their second UEFA European Under-19 Championship title. Moving ahead with the youth national team he helped France to qualify for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

He made his senior international debut with the national team of France at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo on 5th June 2013, against Uruguay.

His first international goal came in a friendly match against Denmark where France won by 2-0 margin.


Alexandre risked controversy when he liked an Instagram post from famous Arsenal fan Troopz calling for manager Unai to be sacked and slamming the club’s caption Granit Xhaka after 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.


Club Level

Alexandre holds


  • 1 Coupe de France title
  • 1 Trophee des title


  • 1 FA Community Shield title

International Level

Alexandre holds

  • U-19 UEFA European Championship title


  • 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup Bronze shoe
  • 2014-15 UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the year
  • 2014-15 Onze de Bronze
  • 2018-19 Arsenal Player of the Season


Height: 5ft 9in

Weight: 73 kg

Eye color: Black

Hair color: Black


Full Name: Alexandre Lacazette

Date of Birth: 28th May 1991

Place of Birth: France

Playing Position: Forward

Nickname: CACA


Relationships: Unknown

Kids: None

HOBBIES: Playing Football


6.9 Million Dollars



Twitter: @LacazetteAlex

Instagram: @lacazettealex

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