Aymeric Jean Louis Gerard Alphonse Laporte shortly known as Aymeric Laporte is a professional footballer playing for 2022 Premier League champions Manchester City. Laporte has also represented France and Spain at the International level.
Laporte plays as a center-back. He wears the shirt number 14 for the Blues and 24 for Spanish National Team. Laporte is currently playing for 2021-2022 Premier League champion Manchester City and the Spanish national team.
Aymeric Laporte: Biography
|Full name||Aymeric Jean Louis Gerard Alphonse Laporte|
|Date of birth||27 May 1994|
|Age||28 years (2022)|
|Mother’s name||Agnes Laporte|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Leo Laporte and Alexia Laporte|
|Height||1.91 m – 6′ 3″|
|Weight||82 kg – 180 lbs|
|Body measurement||chest: 38 ″ Biceps:12″ Waist:30″|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe size||12 US|
|Net worth||15 million Euros|
|Salary||7 million Euros|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Football career, Endorsements|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
The current Premier League player was born on the 27th day of May 1994. Aymeric Laporte was born and raised in Agen, France. Before making his professional debut for the Athletic Bilbao in 2012 his journey started at SU Agen football academy.
Lionel Laporte and Agnes Laporte is the name of Aymeric Laporte’s father and mother. Laporte’s father was fascinated by rugby and was a star rugby player. While mother was a professional football player.
Alexia Laporte and Leo laporte are Aymeric Laporte siblings. Like Aymeric’s brother Leo Laporte is also a professional football player currently playing for Deportivo Alaves.
Laporte was hardworking and dedicated from his childhood and stay 3 years in the SU Agen youth development academy. A 24 years old athlete started playing football and rugby at the age of 5.
In 2009 Athletico Bilbao invited him to join the club causing a debate as he was an overseas player. Indeed Athletico Bilbao signed him and he ended up playing for the youth and reserve teams. The defender was the second French player to play for the club.
Aymeric Laporte was inspired to become an athlete. Laporte left his home Agen quit early and joined Athletico Bilbao. Most of his schooling time was spent at SU Agen academy.
We know how much effort and dedication he has put in to become the current best defender in the world. The journey from Athletico Bilbao to the Premier League champion wouldn’t have been possible if he hasn’t put himself in this way.
There is not much information available about his schooling background but we know he spent those time becoming a world-class defender. Outside of it, there is not much information available about his education. Playersaga will update the information as soon as it becomes available.
Aymeric Laporte Age and Height
This athlete who was born in May 1994 becomes 28 years old in 2022. He has played for the French national team and the Spanish national team. But now hold the nationality of Spain.
A Spaniard is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 82 kg ( 180 Lbs). Laporte’s grandparents are of basque ancestry that’s why he holds a Southwestern European ethnic group. Likewise, he is following Christianity.
This tall athlete is white and seen in simple haircuts on and off the field. A dark brown color hair athlete has a hazel color eye. Laporte’s sexual orientation is straight, he isn’t gay.
A Gemini sun sign player is humble, self-effacing, and practical. This defender’s chest measurement is 38 inches. Similarly, his biceps and waist measurement are 12 inches and 30 inches.
This center-back dress size and shoe sizes are 10 US and 12 Us respectively.
FIFA 2022 Ranking
This Spaniard is a current center back of 2021-2011 Premier League champion Manchester City and the Spain national team. Meanwhile, this athlete has a potential rating of 88 and his overall rating is 86 in FIFA 2022.
This center-back preferred to shoot with his left foot wearing jersey number 2 and 24. Based on our database his rating on FIFA 2022 are listed below:
- Long Pass: 81
- Ball Control: 78
- Dribbling: 63
- Acceleration: 59
- Sprint speed: 67
- Reactions: 87
- Crossing: 58
- Heading accuracy: 84
- Short pass: 83
- Jumping: 80
- Stamina: 72
- Strength: 84
- Long shots: 47
- Aggression: 81
- Composure: 84
- Positing: 54
- Interceptions: 87
- Defensive awareness: 86
- Sliding Tackling: 86
- Standing Tackle: 87
His tackling, jumping, reaction, interceptions, and jumping are Aymeric Laporte’s best stats. Similarly, his weak stats are stamina, positing, crossing, and long pass.
Who is Aymeric Laporte girlfriend?
Laporte was born in a French high-class family. Aymeric belongs to a wealthy family where his father was a star rugby player meanwhile mother is also a football player. Before starting his career as a defender Aymeric was a striker.
Aymeric Laporte isn’t married yet. Laporte is currently dating his long-time girlfriend Sara Botello. Laporte is charming and has stunning looks, it was Sara’s family helped Laporte settle down in Spain. It wasn’t a favorable time when he joined Athletic Bilbao.
At the same time, the 6’3″ defender meets professional dancer, Sara. They started building some chemistry and fell for each other. His girlfriend seems to be very kind and supportive. Sara was also seen cheerleading for the Bilbao basketball team.
Likewise, Laporte is always loyal to his girl Sara. This couple seems to be enjoying their life happily. It seems like it is just a matter of time before they get married or tie a knot.
This Spaniard has a good personality, is gentle, caring, curious, adaptable, and always loves to share ideas. Aymeric started his career as a striker, it was Arsenal and French striker Wiltord who inspired him to play football.
Wiltord was a striker, so Laporte wanted to be another Wiltord but later played as a defender. Wiltord was his favorite player.
Net Worth| How much money does Aymeric Laporte have?
In the winter transfer of 2018, Manchester City signed him for 57 million pounds. His current club is paying him a whooping salary of 6.1 million pounds. This makes him one of the most expensive defenders in the Premier League.
After crunching the numbers Laport is earning 697 pounds per hour. On average it takes 17 years for the normal earning man living in the UK to earn as much as money Aymeric makes in one month.
In the professional matches, Laporte is seen wearing Adidas Cleats boots, a personal sponsorship of Adidas. This athlete even saw advertised Adidas boots on his social media. From this, we can say Laporte is making a good income from endorsements.
It is estimated that Laporte is making $1-$5 million from endorsement.
Laporte is seen driving his black Range Rover Rover around the Etihad stadium. He simply loves Range Rover, as he was also seen driving it when his time was on Bilbao.
Aymeric Laporte is still young and has plenty of years to go.
Net Worth: 15 million Euros (13 million pounds)
Market Value: 50 million Euro (43 million pounds )
His contract expires at Manchester City on Jun 30, 2025.
A wall of Manchester City has millions of followers all over the world. Besides horse riding, swimming, and watching movies, he also likes to use the internet. A great athlete likes to post about his achievements and his family time picture on the different social media platforms.
Instagram: 1.6 m followers
Facebook: 2.2 m followers
Twitter: 569.2k followers
In 2010 he arrived in Athletico Bilbao and joined Lezama. He spends most of his time playing for the club’s young and reserve team. Manager Marcelo Bielsa trusted him and put him in the senior squad.
On 28 Nov 2012 he play his first game in UEFA Europa League aganist Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shimon. On the other hand, he made his La Liga debut on 9 Dec 2012 against Celta Vigo.
It was 2013 when he renewed his contract with the club. The release clause was 27.5 million pounds. In the same year, he receives jersey number 4. When Ernesto Valverde was manager of the club Laport was also used as a Left Back.
His first goal game came over Getafe on 28 Oct 2013. Laporte’s performance in 2013 was exceptional where he was voted as a La Liga team of the year 2013.
At the end of the transfer window of 2018, Manchester City signed him. It was estimated the transfer fee was 57,000,000 euros. It was against West Bromwich Albion one day after signing his debut came for the City.
In the 2018 season, the player made 13 appearances for the club City. It was the same season when Manchester City achieved 100 points in Premier League.
Manchester City was 1-0 down with Wolves on 25 Aug 2018, it was Aymeric Laporte who equalized. It was an emotional moment as it was his first goal for the Sky Blues.
Manchester City made history in the 2018-2019 season as the club completed the first domestic treble. This was his 51 appearances for the club. Laporte’s career second goal came over Brighton and Hove Albion on the final day of the Premier League. His goal secured Manchester City to secure back-to-back Premier League titles.
Laporte has represented France’s national team under different age categories. He was captaining Under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-21. In 2013 UEFA European under-19 championship was held in Lithuania. France under-19 was runner-up.
Laporte was a key player for France and was selected for the tournament team. Similarly, he has also represented France’s under-21 team in the 2017 European championship.
It was against Scotland in the championship qualifier he got a serious injury. As UEFA Euro 2016 was approaching he stated he wouldn’t hesitate to represent Spain in the tournament if France rejected him.
In Aug 2016, Julen Lopetegui started making Laporte eligible to represent Spain. A month later Laporte was called by France national team. After France’s call-up for the 2018 Worldcup qualifier, he decided not to apply for Spanish citizenship. Although he hasn’t played any matches.
In May 2021 Laporte was granted a Spanish national nationality by the Spanish Council of Ministers. Since then this athlete has represented in 15 games for Spain. On 23 June 2021 Laporte scored his first goal against Slovakia for Spain at Estadio de la Cartuja stadium, Spain.
Titles: How many Premier League Laporte has won?
- Premier League: 2017-2018 , 2018-2019 , 2020-2021 , 2021-2022
- FA Cup: 2018-2019
- EFL Cup: 2017-2018, 2018-2019 , 2020-2021
- FA Community Shield: 2018
- UEFA Champions League: runner up 2020-2021
- Supercopa de Espana: 2015
- Copa del Rey: runner up 2014-2015
- UEFA European Under-19 Championship: runner up 2013
- UEFA Nations League: runner up 2020-2021