Jonathan Ikoné, an elegant arrow in the Lille’s arch. The tactical flexibility makes him an ultimate player in the French team's game schemes.
Ikoné is skilled at scoring and dribblings, giving assists and great cross. Jonathan is also able to shoot from all positions and take the center of the pitch from an external position. His number 10 gives him the power and the fantasy to surprise opponents all the time. Ikoné is a fantastic player, followed and loved by many big teams spreaded all around Europe.
Ikoné grew up with the ball near his feet. All the time he played football in Bondy, his home place close to Paris. He started to play in Bondy young teams together with Kylian Mbappé: two talents on the pitch, two close friends off the pitch. Then in 2013 went to Paris Saint Germain Under 17, pursuing the Parisien dream. A clear occasion for the fifteen years old Jonathan to show his great qualities and his infinite elegange. On 17 of September of the same year Ikoné was called for the first time in the French National team Under 16, in which he collected 9 appearances and 7 gol. A noisy thunder. From that moment, Jonathan never stopped.
Name: Nanitamo Jonathan Ikoné
Position: Right Wing
Height: 1,75 m
Birthplace: Bondy, France
JONATHAN AND HIS CAREER
Ikoné showed his skill in every PSG young teams, with assists, goals and a high technique more and more refined. On 28 September 2016 he made his debut in the Champions League in the match against Ludogorets, playing a few minutes. Few days later, On 1 October 2016 Jonathan made his debut in Ligue1 in the winning match against Bordeaux. At the beginning of 2017 he went on loan to Montpellier where he collected 32 appearances and 2 gol. In Montpellier, Ikoné found the continuity of performance necessary to become a great player.
In the summer 2018 Lille believes in his qualities and takes him from PSG for 5 Million Euro. And after a year of wonderful playing he is called by the French National Team in which he makes 4 appearances and also scores a goal against Albania The rest is known history. In this season 20/21 he serves 4 assist and score 4 goal with his Lille. The team is flying in Ligue1, in an exciting head-to-head with PSG and Lyon. What the future holds for him?
A player who likes to enjoy life and being always well dressed. Elegant on and off the pitch, Ikoné is a pure lover of beauty and style. He likes to always dress in fashionable clothing. He is often the protagonist of lifestyle’s shooting that tells his life and his personality. Jonathan is a style icon wanted by many fashion brands. But Ikoné is even more than this, and day by day we discover his many passions. He’s totally in love with Hip Hop music and he is a big fan of Manga comics.
DANI OLMO, THE TALENT
"He has better stats than last season so in that sense he's having a better season"
Christophe Galtier, French former professional footballer