Jules Olivier Koundé was born on the 12th of November 1998, and he is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for La Liga club Barcelona and the France national team.
According to the report from BBC sport report, Koundé started in his first team debut for Bordeaux in the 2–1 Coupe de France away loss to US Granville in the round of 64 on the 7th of January 2018, playing the full 90 minutes of normal time and the full 30 minutes of extra time. The report has ot that Jules Kunde started in his Ligue 1 debut for Bordeaux in a 1–0 away win over Troyes on the 13th of January 2018. And on the 10th of February 2018, Koundé scored the opening goal of a 3–2 Ligue 1 home win over Amiens; it was his first career Ligue 1 goal and his first competitive goal for Bordeaux’s first team.
Report by the ESPN has it that on 3rd of July 2019, he signed for Spanish club Sevilla. The report claimed that he transfer fee paid to Bordeaux was reported as €25 million. However, in his first season at Sevilla, he helped the club win the UEFA Europa League for a record sixth time and was named in the competition’s team of the season.
The report from Fabrizio Romano, and other sport sites reported that on the 29th of July 2022, Barcelona announced an agreement with Sevilla for the transfer of Koundé. On the 7th of August, he made his club debut in a 6–0 win against UNAM in the Joan Gamper Trophy.
As per report from skysport has it that on the 18th of May 2021, Koundé was selected by Didier Deschamps as part of the 26 players that formed the France national team for UEFA Euro 2020. The young star made his debut on the 2nd of June 2021 in a friendly against Wales, substituting Benjamin Pavard at half-time. Again, on the 10th of October 2021, Koundé started in France’s win over Spain in the 2021 UEFA Nations League Final.
Jules Kounde’ net worth and Salary
Report the Forbes has it that as of 2022, Kounde has an estimated net worth of between £10 and 12 million, taking into account all of his earnings, also including any endorsements and sponsorships, that have been provided by SalarySport.
The young star currently earns £69,000-a-week with Sevilla, bringing in a total of around £3.5 million per year. The defender has been paid just shy of £9 million throughout his career so far – £8,937,760 to be exact – and if he leaves to join Chelsea or Barcelona, he is likely to earn a pay rise.
UEFA Europa League: 2019–20
UEFA Nations League: 2020–21
UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2019–20