International- On 3 July 2016 for France against Iceland Club- On 8 January 2012 for Lyon against Lyon-Duchère
#23 (FC Barcelona)
Didier Deschamps, Ernesto Valverde
Awards, Honours, Achievements
• Coupe de France: 2011–2012
• Trophée des Champions: 2012
• La Liga: 2017–2018
• Copa del Rey: 2016–2017, 2017–2018
Career Turning Point
The 2017-2018 season with Barcelona
Date of Birth
14 November 1993
Age (as in 2017)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign
In April 2018, he was caught in a controversy when he poured beer over some journalists while celebrating on the open bus after winning the 2017-2018 La Liga title with Barcelona. This was succeded with a wide backlash from media.
Girls, Affairs & More
Father- Name Not Known Mother- Annie Ngo Um
Brother- Yannick Umtiti Sister- None
Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane
Net Worth (approx.)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Samuel Umtiti
Does Samuel Umtiti smoke ?: Not Known
Does Samuel Umtiti drink alcohol?: Yes
He was born in Cameroon. Due to poverty, his parents gave their son to their relatives who fled to France for a better lifestyle. He was just 2 years old that time.
In France, he grew up with a large family of immigrants from Cameroon.
At the age of 8, he joined Lyon Academy.
In his childhood, he initially played as a forward, then he became a midfielder and finally found him playing in defence.
After 11 years as a youth player, he made his debut in the senior side of Lyon on 8 January 2012.
He has represented France in the under-17 to under-21 levels. He also won the FIFA U-20 World Cup with France. He received a red card in the semi-finals of the tournament and hence wasn’t able to play in the final with Uruguay.
He was voted as the Best Player of the Season for Lyon by the fans at the end of the 2015-2016 season.
On 30 June 2016, Umtiti signed for Barcelona and made the first appearance for his club on 17 August against Sevilla.
He made his international debut for France in UEFA Euro 2016 in the knockout round against Iceland. He earned the silver medal; as they lost in the final from Portugal.
On 4 March 2017, he scored his first goal for Barcelona against Celta de Vigo.
On 13 June 2017, he scored his first goal for France against England.
He represented France in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He scored the only goal in the semifinals against Belgium to lead his team through to the finals of the tournament.