The striker of the national football team of France and for the Premier League club Arsenal, Alexandre Lacazette was born on born 28 May 1991 in the Northern France city of Lyon.
Lacazette was youngest of the four brothers, he began playing with the second division for a Swiss club and played for the four division for a French club. He began training at the age of seven at the local club Elan Sportif. He began his youth career by serving ELCS Lyon in the year 1998 and ultimately made it to their senior team.
He has bagged Coupe de France and Trophée des Champions in 2012 for Lyon. He is well recognized for his dribbling, pace, ambidexterity, as well as his persistence to press and tackle when out of possession.
In the year 2008, he entered the Lyon B team’s senior division and he made it to Lyon in the year 2010. He served the club for seven years. He scored his first goal for the team in a home match against Sochaux.
His debut with Arsenal came in the year 2017, his sale price from Lyon for his sale was the highest ever received by Lyon, which was a total of €60 million. He made his first appearance in the 2017 FA Community Shield against Chelsea.
In 2013 he received his first call to represent his nation in the senior team. Lacazette scored his first international goal in a friendly win over Denmark at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne.
Rise to glory
During the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, Lacazette scored the match-winning goal in the final against Spain. He was the key player who was responsible for France’s victory.
In the year 2011, he was awarded the FIFA U-20 World Cup Bronze Shoe since he finished as the tournament's joint top scorer with 5 goals.
For Lyon, B Lacazette has scored 23 goals for the team and for Lyon ended up scoring 100 goals for the club over the span of seven years.
Lacazette is signed for a five-year deal for Premier League club Arsenal in 2017.