Giovani Lo Celso Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Giovani Lo Celso Quick Info
Height5 ft 9¾ in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthApril 9, 1996
Zodiac SignAries
GirlfriendNone

Giovani Lo Celso is considered one of the best young midfielders in Argentina. He started his career with the Argentine club, Rosario Central. His great performances with the club eventually caught the eyes of PSG scouts and he joined the French club in the summer of 2016. He managed to break into PSG senior team in the 2017-18 season as Unai Emery trusted the young midfielder even for UEFA Champions League matches. However, the following season brought a different story as the new manager, Thomas Tuchel, informed him that he wasn’t a part of his plans. Lo Celso decided to move to Real Betis on a loan deal to continue his development.

Born Name

Giovani Lo Celso

Nick Name

Gio

Giovani Lo Celso in Seville, Spain in September 2018
Giovani Lo Celso in Seville, Spain in September 2018 (Giovani Lo Celso / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Rosario, Argentina

Nationality

Argentinian

Education

Giovani Lo Celso got his soccer education from the youth academy of the Argentine club, Rosario Central.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Juan Pere Lo Celso
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Luciana Lo Celso (Sister), Francesco Lo Celso (Brother)

Manager

Giovani Lo Celso is represented by his father Juan Lo Celso.

Position

Central Midfielder

Shirt Number

34, 21, 10 – Club Atlético Rosario Central

18, 6 – Paris Saint-Germain

21 – Real Betis

20 – Argentina National team

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Giovani Lo Celso has dated –

  1. Eva Tutavale (2017) – The French media claimed that Lo Celso was going out with Eva Tutavale, a professional Argentine surfer, in 2017. It was claimed that she had accompanied him when he had moved from Argentina to the French capital.
Giovani Lo Celso (Right) with Ángel Di María in July 2018
Giovani Lo Celso (Right) with Ángel Di María in July 2018 (Giovani Lo Celso / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

He has Argentinian and Italian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Slight body frame

Brand Endorsements

Giovani Lo Celso has signed a personal endorsement deal with Puma. He is required to wear Puma footwear for his professional matches.

Giovani Lo Celso as seen in November 2017
Giovani Lo Celso as seen in November 2017 (Дмитрий Садовников / soccer0010.com / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

Being one of the promising midfield prospects to emerge from Argentina. He has also justified all the hype with his consistent performances in the midfield for Paris Saint-Germain, Rosario Central, and Real Betis.

First Soccer Match

In July 2015, he made his league debut for Rosario Central in a match against Vélez Sarsfield. The match ended in a limp goalless draw.

In April 2017, he made his first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain in a Coupe de France quarter-final game against US Avranches. He was sent in the 63rd minute for Adrien Rabiot in PSG‘s 4-0 win.

He made his first international appearance for the Argentina national team in a match against Russia, which ended in a 1-0 win.

Strengths

  • Passing
  • Tackling
  • Through balls
  • Long Shots
  • Dribbling
  • Vision
  • Defensive work rate
  • Positioning

Weaknesses

  • Strength
  • Aerial Duels

First TV Show

In 2016, Giovani Lo Celso made his first TV show appearance in the sports series, Paso a Paso.

Giovani Lo Celso posing with a snowman in Paris in February 2018
Giovani Lo Celso posing with a snowman in Paris in February 2018 (Giovani Lo Celso / Instagram)

Giovani Lo Celso Facts

  1. In his debut season for Rosario Central, he managed to make 13 appearances in the league for the club. However, he couldn’t open his goal account in the season.
  2. He scored his first professional goal for Rosario Central in a match against Colón in February 2016. He scored the first goal in his side’s 3-0 win.
  3. In July 2016, it was announced that Giovani had joined Paris Saint-Germain after the French club decided to pay £8.5 million for his services. He signed a 5-year deal with the club and was loaned back to Rosario Central for the remainder of the season.
  4. In January 2018, he scored his first goal for Paris Saint-Germain in Coupe de la Ligue match against Rennes. It was the first goal in his side’s thrilling 3-2 win.
  5. He joined Spanish side Real Betis in August 2018 on a season-long loan deal from PSG. The Spanish side also made an option to make his stay permanent at the club after the end of the loan.
  6. He scored his first international goal in Argentina’s friendly match against Guatemala in September 2018.
  7. In May 2018, he scored in the final of Coupe de France against Les Herbiers VF. His side won the match by 2-0 to lift the trophy.
  8. During his stint with PSG, he managed to win a Ligue 1 title, 2 Coupe de France cups, Coupe de la Ligue, and 2 Trophée des Champions cups.
  9. Follow Giovani Lo Celso on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Giovani Lo Celso / Instagram

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