Matteo Elias Kenzo Guendouzi Olie is a French professional Footballer who plays as a midfielder for the French U-21 national team and the Premier league club Arsenal. He started his career at the junior level in 2005 in the academy of Paris-Saint Germain.
He remained at the club for nine long years before moving to Lorient in 2014. In just one year, he found his place as a senior player at Lorient. After spending a year at Lorient, he joined Arsenal where he is currently plying his trade.
Matteo joined the France U-18 national team in 2016 and has been a part of the France set-up since then.
Matteo was born on 14th April, 1999 in Poissy, France, in a Moroccan family of Africa. After his birth, his family migrated from Africa to France looking for a better future.
Matteo grew up with his siblings, a brother named Milan and a sister whose name is unknown.
From an early age, Matteo wanted to become a successful professional footballer. He used to eat, drink and sleep Football. In 2005, Matteo successfully cleared the trials of Paris-Saint Germain to get an admission into their academy.
Matteo doesn’t have any girlfriend. He instead shares a strong friendship bond with Alexandre Lacazette and Aubameyang. The trio shares a wonderful bromance, especially whenever they travel together.
- UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2018–19
Height: 6ft 1in
Eye color: Dark brown
Hair color: Black
Full Name: Matteo Elias Kenzo Guendouzi Olie
Date of Birth: 14th April 1999
Place of Birth: France
Playing Position: Midfielder
Nickname: The New Vieira
HOBBIES: Chilling with friends
In the month of December 2018, Matteo’s Arsenal teammate Martin claimed that Matteo let them down at the Hippy crack. After that statement, a major tension arose between the two Arsenal players.
1-5 Million dollars (approximated)