Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is a German-Cameroonian professional football player who plays as a forward or winger. He started his professional football career from Hamburger SV in 2007.
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|Full Name:||Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting|
|Age:||34 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||March 23, 1989|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
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Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is a German-Cameroonian professional football player who plays as a forward or winger. He started his professional football career at Hamburger SV in 2007.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting later played for 1. FC Nurnberg, Mainz 05, Schalke 04, and Stoke City before joining Paris Saint-Germain in 2018. He has won the 2018-19 and 2019-20 Ligue 1 as well as the 2019-20 Coupe de France with PSG.
On the international level, he represented his birth country at various age levels. He later chose Cameroon to represent on the senior international level through his Cameroonian father.
What is Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Famous For?
- Won Fritz Walter Medal: U18 Silver Medal in 2007.
- Won 2018-19 and 2019-20 Ligue 1 with PSG.
Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting was born on 23 March 1989. His age is 34 years old as of 2023. His birth name is Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting. His birthplace is in Altona, Hamburg in West Germany. He was born to a Cameroonian father and a German mother. His father’s name is Just Moting. He belongs to the African-European ethnicity. He has Cameroonian ancestry on his father’s side and German ancestry on his mother’s side. He has German as well as Cameroonian citizenship.
Quick Facts About Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
|Date of Birth||23 March 1989|
|Birth Place||Altona, Hamburg in West Germany|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting: Career, Net Worth 2023
- Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting played youth football for Teotonia 05, Altona 93, and FC St. Pauli.
- He then joined the youth system of Hamburger SV in 2004.
- He played semi-professional football with Hamburger SV II in the Regional Nord from 2006 to 2011.
- He was called up to the club’s first team in August 2007.
- He made his Bundesliga debut on 11 August 2007 against Hannover 96.
- He returned to Hamburger SV II for the 2008-09 season.
- After struggling to get a playing chance with the first team, he was loaned to 1. FC Nurnberg in 2009.
- He scored 6 goals in 27 appearances and helped the club to return to Bundesliga.
- He returned to Hamburger for the 2010-11 season.
- He was linked with 1. FC Koln for a loan deal. However, the deal fell through after registration documents were faxed to the German Football Association too late.
- However, he was assigned to the club’s reserves after scoring only 2 league goals in 10 appearances.
- He moved to 1. FSV Mainz 05 after he signed a 3-year contract on 18 May 2011. His transfer fee was not disclosed.
- He scored 10 Bundesliga goals in his first season at Mainz 05.
- He missed most of the 2012-13 season due to a knee injury.
- He scored 10 goals in 32 appearances for the club in the 2013-14 season and helped the club to secure qualification to the UEFA Europa League.
- At the end of his contract, he decided not to renew his contract club.
- He then moved to Schalke 04 and signed a three-year contract with the club on 5 July 2014.
- He scored a hat-trick in a 4-0 win over VfB Stuttgart on 6 December 2014.
- He scored 22 goals in 106 appearances in all competitions during his 3-year contract at Schalke 04.
- He then moved to England, where he signed a 3-year contract with the Premier League club, Stoke City on 7 August 2017.
- He made his club debut on 12 August 2017 against Everton.
- He was named man of the match by BBC Sport after he scored both goals in a 2-2-draw against Manchester United on 9 September 2017.
- He scored goals for the club in his only season at the club. The club was relegated to the EFL Championship at the end of the 2017-18 season.
- He then moved to Ligue 1, where he signed with the champion, Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer on 31 August 2018.
- He made his club debut on 18 September in a 3-2 loss against Liverpool in the Champions League.
- He made his Ligue 1 debut on 23 September 2018 against Rennes. He scored his debut PSG goal in the same match.
- His attempt to score a goal against Strasbourg on 7 April 2019 has been described as “one of the worst misses in the history of football”. Teammate Christopher Nkunku’s shot was about to cross the goal line, Choupo-Moting attempted to touch the ball and diverted the ball onto the near post and preventing a certain goal.
- He has already won the 2019-19 and 2019-20 Ligue 1 with PSG.
- He was also part of PSG that won the 2019-20 Coupe de France.
- He scored a winning goal in injury time in a 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarterfinal on 12 August 2020.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting International Career
- Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting represented his birth nation, Germany at age levels.
- He represented Germany at the 2008 UEFA European U19 Championship qualifiers as well as the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship qualifier.
- However, he later chose his father’s country Cameroon to represent at the senior level.
- He scored in debut senior international goal in a friendly match against Serbia on 5 June 2010.
- He represented Cameroon at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
- He announced in January 2017 that he would not play in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. Having started his professional career at Hamburger SV, he has played for several clubs in Europe: 1. FC Nurnberg, Mainz 05, Schalke 04, and Stoke City. He currently plays for the French club PSG. Information about his contract details is not available. Thus, it can not be determined how much salary he have. Nevertheless, he surely earns a decent salary at PSG. His net worth is estimated at $5 million.
Relationship Status of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is a married man. He is married to Nevin. The couple got married in 2013 and has a son named Liam Choupo-Moting, born on 17 October 2013. Not many details about his personal life are available.
Body Measurement – Height, Weight
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
FAQs of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
How old is Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting?
His age is 34 years old as of 2023.
How tall is Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting?
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall.
What is Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Net Worth?
His net worth is estimated at $5 million.