Jules Olivier Kounde professionally known as Jules Kounde is a French professional football player who plays for Spanish club Sevilla as a defender. He started playing football for the youth team of Fraternelle de Landiras in 2004. He has also played for the youth team of Cerons, La Brede FC, and Bordeaux. On 7 January 2018, he started in his first-team debut for Bordeaux in the Coupe de France in the Round of 64. On 13 January 2018, he made his Ligue 1 debut for Bordeaux against Troyes. On 3 July 2019, he signed for Spanish club Sevilla for the transfer fee which is reported to be €25 million.
On the international level, he has represented France at various age levels. He has represented France at U20 and U21. He is yet to make his France senior team debut.
What is Jules Kounde Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League with Sevilla.
Where is Jules Kounde From?
Jules Kounde was born on 12 November 1998. His birth name is Jules Olivier Kounde. His birthplace in Paris, France. He holds French nationality. His horoscope sign is Scorpio.
Jules Kounde Football Career Timeline
- At the age of 5, he started playing football for the youth team of Fraternelle de Landiras in 2004 and played there until 2009.
- In 2009, he joined the youth team of Cerons where he played for one year.
- In 2010, he joined the youth team of La Brede FC and played there until 2013.
- In 2013 he joined the youth team of Bordeaux.
- Following his performances, he was promoted to Bordeaux B and then Bordeaux’s first team.
- On 7 January 2018, he started in his first-team debut for Bordeaux in a 2-1 away loss to US Granville in the Coupe de France in the Round of 64.
- On 13 January 2018, he made his Ligue 1 debut for Bordeaux in a 1-0 away win against Troyes.
- On 10 February 2018, he scored his first career Ligue 1 goal and his first competitive goal for Bordeaux’s first team in a 3-2 home win over Amiens.
- On 3 July 2019, he signed for Spanish club Sevilla for the transfer fee which is reported to be €25 million.
- On 18 December 2019, he scored his first goal for Sevilla in a 1-0 away win against Bergantinos in the first round of Copa del Rey.
- On 23 February 2020, he scored his first La Liga goal for Sevilla in a 3-0 away win over Getafe.
- On 22 August 2020, he won the 2019-20 Europa League in his first season with the club.
- On 9 December 2020, he scored his first Champions League goal for Sevilla in a 3-1 win against Rennes in the group stage.
- On 11 February 2021, he scored a brace solo goal in a 2-0 win over Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-final of first-leg.
Jules Kounde International Career
- The young aspiring footballer Jules Kounde has yet to make his senior team debut.
- He has represented France at various age levels.
- He has represented France at U20 and U21.
- The young footballer will soon secure a place in the senior team.
Jules Kounde Girlfriend
Looking at his personal life, Jules Kounde is too young to get married. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates in his love life will be updated here.
Jules Kounde Height
Jules Kounde stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
Jules Kounde Salary and Net Worth
Jules Kounde earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth of €1.3 million, and his salary is €1.1 million, while he has a market value of around €25 million. The young defender will surely make a good fortune out of his career if he continues to flourish in his football career.