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Malo Gusto Biograghy, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth.

By MJR May25,2024
Malo Gusto
Malo Gusto

Malo Arthur Gusto is a popular French professional footballer who plays as a right-back. He plays for English Premier League club Chelsea FC and the France national team. He is considered among the best full-backs in the world under the age of 21 years.

Gusto is renowned for his speed, power and athletic prowess on and off the ball. He is also splendid in offensive play with excellent ability to utilize his speed in breaking and joining attacks. Malo is quite good at crossing and always creates chances whenever its favorable for his teammates to score. The young and skilled Frenchman is as well gifted with great technical ability to read and stop opposition attacks.

Malo Gusto Age and Birthday

Malo was born in Decines-Charpieu in Lyon Eastern France on 19 May 2003. He is 20 years as of 2024.

Malo Gusto Height

The talented right-back is 178 cm (5 feet 10 inches) tall.

Malo Gusto Preferred foot

Gusto is right-footed.

Malo Gusto Family

The French soccer star is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Phillipe Gusto. His father is of Portuguese descent while his mother is of Martiniquais descent.

Malo Gusto Club Career

Early days

Gusto developed passion for sports and particularly football from a young age. Though his dad played rugby football, the young Gusto choose soccer. He began formation for his football career in AS Villefontaine in 2012 at the age of nine until 2015. He then moved to Bourgoin-Jallieu for a one year period before joining the Olympique Lyon academy in 2016.

Olympique Lyon

Malo joined Olympique Lyon at the sometime the Club was moving in to Stade des Lumieres in his home town Decines-Charpieu. His development at the club academy was impressive and made a number appearances in the team’s Youth League and National 2 with the reserve team. In December 2020, he signed his first professional contract with the club, having already gotten a few selections for the senior team in Ligue 1.

He made his debut first team appearance for the club in 24 January 2021, in a 5-0 Ligue 1 away victory against Saint-Etienne, coming in as a substitute in the 90th minute. In June 2021, Malo signed a new contract with Lyon extending his stay with the French side until 2024. He made his first start for Lyon on 7 August against Brest. This made him the youngest defender to start a Ligue 1 game for the club since Samuel Umtiti.

Chelsea

On 29 January 2023, Chelsea signed the French prospect from Olympique Lyon on a seven-year contract and loaned back to the French side until the end of the 2022-23 season. Gusto made his Chelsea debut in a 1-1 EPL draw against Liverpool on 13 August. He received a red card for the first time in his career in a home defeat against Aston Villa on 24 September.

Despite it being his debut EPL season, Malo is one of the best right-backs in the League this season. Statistics indicate he has made the most crosses, most key passes, most progressive runs and most passes into the to final third. He ranks second in most assists, most interceptions and offensive duel wins.

Malo Gusto International Career

Gusto has played for France youth teams from the U16 to the U21. He got his debut senior call-up on 9 October 2023 for matches against Scotland and the Netherlands. He got his first cap on 13 October in a European Championships qualification against the Netherlands when he came in as a substitute in the 80th minute of a 2-1 win which secured France qualification.

Malo Gusto Net Worth

The talented footballer has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2024. His major sources of income are football and advertisements.

By MJR

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