Cody Gakpo: Personal Life, Career, Stats, Girlfriend, Net Worth

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Netherland international and Liverpool forward, Cody Gakpo who wears the jersey number 18 for Liverpool was born in Eindhoven and raised in the district of stratum. 

He was born in the year 1999 on the seventh (7th) day of May and he is currently 23-years-old. 

His father was born in Togo in West Africa and has Ghanaian roots while his mother hails from Oirschot in Netherland. 

The Reds’ 2022/23 winter transfer signing is a man who spent majority of his childhood days with his brothers. 

Johnny Gakpo is the name of Cody’s father while the name of his mother is Ank Gakpo. 

The man signed from PSV Eindhoven for a transfer fee worth £45million is the second child of his parent and he is in between two brothers.

Cody Gakpo’s siblings

His elder brother is the first son and oldest child in the Gakpo family and he goes by the name Sidney Gakpo. On the other hand, Cody Gakpo’s younger brother who is the last born and youngest child of his parent goes by the name, Ducferre. 

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There is a striking resemblance between the Gakpo brothers as you can hardly tell the difference in looks with the trio.

L-R, Cody Gakpo, Ducferre Gakpo, Sidney Gakpo

The father of Cody Gakpo, Johnny Gakpo was a professional footballer with Togo who played football with the youths of Togo in addition to strutting his stuff for the Sparrow hawks of Togo, The Togolese national team. 

Cody Gakpo’s mother is also a retired athlete who competed in the sport called Rugby. However, Cody Gakpo didn’t see much of either his mother or his father in their active sporting career. 

All of Cody Gakpo’s brothers are also footballers, with Sidney Gakpo currently plying his trade for RPC Eindhoven and Ducferre Gakpo is on an internship with PSV Eindhoven according to information gathered in 2022.

L-R, Ank Gakpo, Sidney Gakpo, Ducferre Gakpo, Cody Gakpo and Johnny Gakpo

The place of Gakpo’s home, Stratum is a village in the Dutch Province of North Brabant, which coincidentally forms one of the seven boroughs of Eindhoven. 

The girlfriend of the Liverpool winger is Noa Van Der Birj and she is a Dutch model and fashion influencer, the pair has been dating since December, in 2020.

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Cody Gakpo and Noa Van Der Birj
Cody Gakpo and Noa Van Der Birj

Some information on Cody Gakpo’s girlfriend

Noa Van Der Birj has been working in the role of a junior booker for Catcher Models ever since she completed her studies in management at Avans University of applied science. 

The beautiful lady who often times goes with a blonde hair is a very active personality on social media and that has helped her garner over seventeen-thousand (17,000) followers on Instagram.

She looks to be very much into the high life, as Noa has in the past shown pictures of herself in wonderful places, such as Monaco, Ibiza, Saint Tropez and Curacao.

The Netherland forward stats

Cody Gakpo has scored one (1) goal in seven appearances since putting pen-to-paper on a five-and-a-half year contract with The Reds. 

Prior to joining the Merseyside based club, he scored fifty-five (55) goals in one-fifty-nine (159) appearances for the Reds. 

He has also scored six (6) goals in fourteen (14) appearances for the team currently tutored by Ronald Koeman.

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Cody Gakpo’s Salary and Net Worth

The Orange forward earns £120,000-per-week since penning a deal with the Reds in the 2022/23 winter transfer window. 

Cody Gakpo’s net worth is valued at a massive amount of ten (10) million dollars. 

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