Khéphren Thuram

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Khéphren Thuram
Personal information
Full nameKhéphren Thuram-Ulien
Date of birth (2001-03-26) 26 March 2001 (age 19)
Place of birth Lajatico, Italy
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 19
Youth career
2007–2013 Olympique de Neuilly
2013–2016 AC Boulogne-Billancourt
2016–2018 Monaco
Senior career*
2018–2019 Monaco II 14 (1)
2019– Nice II 4 (0)
2019– Nice 14 (0)
National team
2016–2017 France U16 12 (1)
2017–2018 France U17 6 (0)
2018–2019 France U18 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 1 March 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 August 2019

Khéphren Thuram-Ulien (born 26 March 2001) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for OGC Nice.


Club career

Thuram made his professional debut with Monaco in a 2–0 Champions League loss away to Atlético Madrid on 28 November 2018, at the age of 17; he was a 63rd-minute substitute for Aleksandr Golovin. [1]

On 26 June 2019, Thuram joined Derby de la Côte d'Azur rivals Nice. [2] He made his debut on 17 August in a 2–1 win at Nîmes, replacing Ignatius Ganago for the last seven minutes. [3]

International career

Thuram was born in Italy and is of Guadeloupean descent through his father. [4] He is a youth international for France. [5]

Personal life

Thuram is the son of the former France international footballer Lilian Thuram, and the younger brother of the professional footballer Marcus Thuram. [6] Khéphren was named after the Egyptian pharaoh Khafra. [7]

Career statistics


As of match played 1 March 2020 [8]
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague CupContinentalOtherTotal
Monaco 2018–19 Ligue 1 000010200030
Nice 2019–20 Ligue 1 1402000160
Career total14020102000190

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  2. "Transferts : Khephren Thuram (Monaco) signe à Nice" [Transfers: Khephren Thuram (Monaco) signs for Nice]. L'Équipe . 26 June 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  3. "L1 : Nice tient bon à Nîmes" [L1: Nice hold on well at Nîmes] (in French). Orange S.A. 17 August 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  4. "Lilian Thuram: the legend who came from nothing". These Football Times.
  5. "Khéphren Thuram intègre l'INF Clairefontaine" [Khéphren Thuram joins INF Clairefontaine] (in French). Espoirs du Football. 4 May 2014.
  6. "Monaco: la Juve suivrait Khephren, le 2e fils de Lilian Thuram" [Monaco: Juve are following Khephren, Lilian Thuram's 2nd son] (in French). RMC Sport.
  7. "El 'Faraón' Khephren continúa la dinastía Thuram" [The 'Pharaoh' Khephren continues the Thuram dynasty]. Sport (in Spanish). 7 October 2016.
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