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Top Facts about Clement Lenglet, the French Defender

Going through his life outside the field and giving you Top Facts about Clement Lenglet you would be interested to read about plus an overview of his professional career throughout the years.

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His early life, family background, education/professional development, early career life, relationship, private affairs, lifestyle, and family life, among other things, are all discussed. He’s a long-term potential star for FC Barcelona, a defender who can handle powerful forwards with ease.

Lenglet is a classic ballplayer who looks a lot like his international teammate Aymeric Laporte. With a passing accuracy of 90%, the former Nancy defender likes to throw short passes. He usually carries the ball forward and tries to pass to a midfielder or a long ball to one of the attackers.

His passing also serves to neutralize the opposition's push. Lenglet rarely loses control of the ball. He is left-footed and can also play as a left-back, which he did in France during his academy days.

Lenglet has a high degree of concentration and reads the game very well. His anticipation is outstanding, allowing him to stop strikes and initiate counterattacks. Clement, who stands 6'1" tall, is also an aerial threat, which Barcelona lacks.

Lenglet has a greater foul rate than Sergio Ramos. His tackling is poor, and his right foot can use some improvement. For the Frenchman to become a starter, he will have to put in a lot of effort.

All the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet

Go ahead and have a look at these general facts before you start reading all about him.

Quick Facts

  • Full Name:

     Clement Nicolas Laurent Lenglet

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  • Date of Birth:

     17 June 1995

  • Place of Birth:

     Beauvais, France

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  • Height:

     1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)

  • Weight:

     81 kg

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Net Worth:


18 Million Euro or 16.5 Million Pound (According to WTfoot)

Clement Lenglet Upbringing Years and Family Roots

To begin, Clement Nicolas Laurent Lenglet is his full name. Clement was born in the city of Beauvais, France, on June 17, 1995, to his father Sebastien and mother whose name is unknown.

Clement Lenglet's family is Beauvaisiens, which means that they are from Beauvais. This is a city in northern France around 75 kilometers north of Paris.

In the Hauts-de-France region, it is the capital of the Oise departement. According to Insee, the municipality (commune) of Beauvais has a population of 56,020 people, making it the most populated city in the Oise department and the third most populous city in Picardy.

Beauvais' metropolitan area has a population of 128,020 people, including its suburbs and satellite towns.

Beauvais Cathedral, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world, is located in Beauvais (a style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages).

Only a transept and quire with apse and seven apse-chapels make up the city's cathedral, dedicated to Saint Peter (Cathedrale Saint-Pierre de Beauvais), in some ways the most remarkable achievement of Gothic architecture.

The interior vaulting reaches a height of 46 meters (150 feet). In 2008, the cathedral underwent extensive repairs and renovation.

Other sights in this town include several buildings spanning from the 12th to the 16th century found on the Place de l'Hotel de Ville and the old streets around the cathedral.

The Hotel de Ville, near which the Jeanne Hachette statue stands, was completed in 1752. The episcopal palace, which currently houses the Musee departemental de l'Oise, was built partly over Gallo-Roman defenses in the 16th century.

The church of Saint-Etienne is a Romanesque-Gothic structure (early 12th-late 16th century) with a sculpture of the "Wheel of Life" in one of its transept doorways.

Clement Lenglet was raised in a middle class Christian family, one of the

Top Facts about Clement Lenglet

. He was the first of his parents' three boys to be born.

He grew up with his two younger brothers, the age difference between which is not as great as you might think.

The three boys eventually had a younger sibling, who is referred to as the Lenglet family's baby.

His father Sebastian Lenglet moved his family from their hometown of Beauvais to Jouy-sous-Thelle, a commune in the Oise region of northern France when Clement was a child. Clement first became interested in football at Jouy-sous-Thelle.

Clement aspired to be a professional football player since he was a child. He stood out among the other kids of Jouy-sous-Thelle who shared his ambition.

What set him apart was the fact that he saw ambition as the start of a fight.

Lenglet would rather be in the garden with his father and uncle than go out with his buddies or play PlayStation. They were his very first instructors.

The football passionate had an easy time getting all the support he needed because his father was a former footballer.

He was four years old at the time and he began competing with children as young as seven years old away from his family's football garden.

Despite being the tiniest, he was handed the number 10 shirt since he was more talented than the rest, another one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

Clement Lenglet Career Buildout

Lenglet began attending trials at neighboring football academies when he was five years old.

He passed his tryouts with Montchevreuil FC, a minor club based in the French commune of Oise, which is close to his family's home. His parents allowed him to join the club because it was pretty close.

Clement knew what he wanted from the minute he entered Montchevreuil, as stated by Matthieu Quesmel, a childhood playmate with whom he played at the club (2001-2007).

He was one of many children who were taught the fundamentals of football in preparation for their future careers.

The young athlete's drive to succeed led him to join the Chantilly club. It's a French academy with a reputation for developing and spotting emerging talent.

When Lenglet first arrived, he noticed Kevin Gamero listed as a standout graduate in the club's history books.

On his arrival at the club, Lenglet's youth coach in Chantilly, Sylvain Dorard, moved him to the left side.

He was moved again two years later, this time into a central defender. Clement Lenglet began to follow in Kevin Gameiro's footsteps. He was instrumental in his team's first trophy win.

Clement Lenglet began to consider turning his interest into a career after winning his first trophy, one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

He began to feel he was going to make it after adding his first trophy to his CV.

Lenglet's father was not excluded from making sacrifices to ensure his son's professional success. Regarding his father's involvement in his career, Clement once said:


The soon to be a professional player understood that in order to be successful, he needed technical quality in his plays, as well as a little luck.

He also realized he needed a chance from bigger teams' recruiters and, most crucially, he didn't want to be injured, another one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet. Those were his watchwords, and they worked.

Recruiters were there on the sidelines at Chantilly, looking for the top players, and Lenglet was one of them.

At the age of 15, scouts from Nancy, a club whose senior team competed in

the French Ligue 2

, had already noticed him. The club was eventually able to recruit Clement Lenglet.

Clement Lenglet Path to Prominence

Lenglet, who was born in Beauvais, Oise, made his Ligue 2 debut for


on September 27, 2013, in a goalless home draw against AC Arles-Avignon, replacing Remi Walter after 32 minutes.

During the 2015–16 season, he made 34 appearances as Nancy won the second-division title.

On 29 January 2016, the footballer scored his first goal for the team in a 3–1 home triumph over Clermont.

In a 2–2 draw against Auxerre on February 12, he was sent off for conceding a penalty with a foul on Serhou Guirassy.

On April 25, Clement scored the lone goal in a victory over Sochaux at the Stade Marcel Picot, ensuring his team's promotion to Ligue 1 after a three-year absence, one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

He started 18 times in Ligue 1 for Nancy in the first half of the 2016–17 season.

The French moved to Spain on January 4, 2017, and signed a contract with Sevilla in La Liga until 2021.

Nancy received a €5 million transfer fee.

Timothee Kolodziejczak

, a compatriot, had joined Borussia Monchengladbach and was replaced by him.

He made his Andalusia debut eight days later, in a 3–3 home draw against Real Madrid in the 2016–17 Copa del Rey last 16 (6–3 aggregate loss).

On 15 January, the center-back made his league debut in a 2–1 victory over the same opponents at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, ending their 40-match undefeated run in all competitions.

In the second half of the season, he appeared in 17 of their league games. Lenglet scored his first goal for


on August 19, 2017, in the first game of the new season, opening a 1–1 home draw against Espanyol;

Whether or not it crossed the line was a point of debate after the game. On November 1, he netted his first goal in European competition, heading

Ever Banega

's cross into the net to open a 2–1 home win over Spartak Moscow in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

ESPN named Lenglet to their Champions League Best XI after he had been part of the Sevilla team that kept a clean sheet against Manchester United in the round of 16 first leg.

Clement Lenglet Ascend to Prominence

Lenglet joined


on July 12, 2018, after his €35 million release clause was triggered.

In the 2018 Supercopa de Espana, he played the entire 90 minutes for Barcelona, helping them defeat his previous side Sevilla 2–1, one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

The French professional was sent off in his La Liga debut against Girona on September 23 after an elbow on Pere Pons.

He scored the game-winning goal in a 1–0 win over Cultural Leonesa in the Copa del Rey. At Camp Nou, he scored his first goal for Barcelona in La Liga against Real Sociedad.

On October 19, he assisted compatriot Antoine Griezmann for Barcelona's opening goal in a 3–0 triumph over Eibar at the Ipurua.

On August 8, 2020, Clement netted his first Champions League goal for the club, a 10th-minute header in Barcelona's round of 16-second leg win over Napoli at home. 

Didier Deschamps called up Lenglet to

the French senior team

on May 21, 2019, for a friendly encounter against Bolivia, as well as two UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Andorra and Turkey, all of which took place in the first half of June 2019.

The 26 year old made his debut in the 4–0 away win over Andorra on 11 June, and scored his first goal in the 3–0 win in the reverse fixture on 10 September.

He was selected to play in the Euro 2020 finals. In order to play an untested 3–5–2 formation in the last 16th match against Switzerland, Deschamps called him in.

Lucas Hernandez and Lucas Digne, both left-backs, were out with injury.

After a 3–3 draw, France was forced to lose on penalties, with Lenglet largely blamed for the opening goal, in which Haris Seferovic beat him to a header. At halftime, he was replaced by Kingsley Coman.

Clement Lenglet Personal & Love Life

Behind every successful footballer is a stunning girlfriend. Many football fans are aware that interracial dating is becoming increasingly popular among black men dating white women.

Estelle and Clement, on the other hand, are an example of an opposite scenario, one of the

Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

Lenglet and Estelle's love story is one that goes unnoticed by the public simply because their relationship is without controversy.

Both partners have a strong relationship that is based completely on friendship and affection for one another.

You'll agree with us that a handsome athlete like Clement deserves an equally beautiful partner.

Given how well their relationship is progressing, marriage is almost certain to be the next formal step for the two lovebirds.

Clement and his girlfriend would go on to become one of FC Barcelona's and France's most well-known couples as a result of their racial juxtaposition.

Onto his personality, knowing about Clement Lenglet's personal attributes will help you build a better image of him.

To begin with, Lenglet is a man who feels he wasn't born a winner or conqueror, but rather developed into one.

The French center-back is a hard worker who rarely goes out and acts in a manner that is dissimilar to that of his teammates.

Eric Abidal, Barcelona's sports director at the time of writing, admitted that he rarely sees such behavior from other players.

His entire life revolves around football. Clement is someone who lives and breathes football.

On a more personal note, Lenglet enjoys weighing himself every day and is quite careful with his eating habits, according to his father, Sebastien.

Clement prefers to eat at home and would never eat at a fast-food restaurant, one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

Finally, Clement does not consider FC Barcelona to be the pinnacle of his career.

Clement Lenglet Networth & LifeStyle

He signed a contract with Barcelona in July 2018 that pays him a remarkable 3 million Euro (2.7 million Pound) each year.

According to calculations, he earns €14,872 (£13,565) per day and €620 (£565) per hour! This indicates that the ordinary man would have to work for 7.6 years to earn the same amount that Clem does in a month, one of the

Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

Between 2013 and 2017, the Frenchman progressed through AS Nancy's youth system and played for the first team.

He went to Spain after a decade with the Ligue 1 team, spending a year at Sevilla before joining FC Barcelona in 2018.

The defender is worth €18 million (£16.5 million) in net worth and €60 million (£55 million) in market value.

Clement Lenglet never had a hard time choosing between practicality and pleasure.

Though making money is a necessary evil, Lenglet would not waste much of it because of his ability to keep his finances in order.

The fact that he isn't flaunting expensive cars, large residences, or exotic clothes is a strong clue that his cash flow is under control.

Clement Lenglet Family

Clement Lenglet's family is reaping the rewards of establishing a strong mentality in their own children.

Lenglet's parents have remained in Jouy-sous-Thelle, France, while his brothers frequently visit and sometimes live with him in southwest Barcelona, one of the Top Facts about Clement Lenglet.

Footballers have a difficult time dealing with retirement, but Lenglet's father, Sebastian, is one of the fortunate ones who has been able to continue fulfilling his passion through his son.

While his father has been a huge supporter throughout his career, Lenglet's mother is a modest, low-key woman.

Because of Clement's success, one of his younger brothers, Nathan Lenglet, joked that "all our family is on a cloud."

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