|October 27, 1998
|25 YEARS OLD
French professional soccer player who has gained fame as a center-back for RB Leipzig, Bayern Munich, and the France national team, among others. He debuted for France in the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League. He signed a five-year deal with Bayern Munich in 2021.
He spent his youth career with Évreux and Valenciennes.
He scored his first international goal in a 2020 match against Croatia. He posts photos of himself playing soccer on his upamecano Instagram account, where he has gained upwards of 1 million followers. He has played on 4 different teams throughout his senior career.
His birth name is Dayotchanculle Oswald Upamecano. His parents are from the island of Jeta in Guinea-Bissau.
He and Manuel Neuer have played as teammates for Bayern Munich.