|Giovani Lo Celso Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9¾ in|
|Date of Birth||April 9, 1996|
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.
Giovani Lo Celso
Giovani Lo Celso got his soccer education from the youth academy of the Argentine club, Rosario Central.
Professional Soccer Player
- Father – Juan Pere Lo Celso
- Siblings – Luciana Lo Celso (Sister), Francesco Lo Celso (Brother)
Giovani Lo Celso is represented by his father Juan Lo Celso.
34, 21, 10 – Club Atlético Rosario Central
18, 6 – Paris Saint-Germain
21 – Real Betis
20 – Argentina National team
5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Giovani Lo Celso has dated –
- 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.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Argentinian and Italian ancestry.
Dark Brown (Natural)
Slight body frame
Giovani Lo Celso has signed a personal endorsement deal with Puma. He is required to wear Puma footwear for his professional matches.
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.
- Through balls
- Long Shots
- Defensive work rate
- 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 Facts
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- He scored his first international goal in Argentina’s friendly match against Guatemala in September 2018.
- 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.
- 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.
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Featured Image by Giovani Lo Celso / Instagram