[People Profile] All We Know About Marcus Thuram Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Marcus Lilian Thuram-Ulien, born June 6, 1997, is a French professional soccer player who is employed the position of left or right the wing in the Bundesliga team Borussia Monchengladbach as well as the France national team.
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|Full Names||Marcus Lilian Thuram-Ulien|
|Place of birth||Parma, Italy|
|Date Of Birth||6 August 1997|
|State of Origin||Parma, Italy|
|position||Forward / left winger|
|Current team||Borussia Mönchengladbach|
2006–2015 Cergy Pontoise
2016 Cergy Pontoise
2016–2017 Entente SSG
2017–2020 Marseille II
2021–2022 → Standard Liège (loan)
2018 France U18
2018 France U19
2021 France Olympic
|Salary||£40,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$8.3 million|
Thuram started his professional journey at Sochaux and was also a player for the club’s Youth Academy. Thuram played the Ligue 2 debut with the club on the 20th of March, 2015 against Chateauroux in place of Edouard Butin after the 83 minute time limit. He played 43 matches with Sochaux and scored a goal in a 3-1 defeat at Tours on April 14, 2017.
5 July 2017 Thuram was signed by Ligue 1 club Guingamp for an unspecified amount. In August of 2018, he attracted notoriety for his match against Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon who was a long-time player of his father’s in Parma as well as Juventus.
Thuram scored an extra-time penalty on the 9th of January to knock the holders PSG out of quarterfinals in the Coupe de la Ligue, having missed on the penalty spot, in the 2-1 victory on the Parc des Princes. The next day, Thuram scored an equaliser in the draw in the home stadium of 2-2 with Monaco in the semi-finals and his shot during the penalty shootout failed due to Danijel Subasic though Guingamp nonetheless scored.
On July 22, 2019 Borussia Monchengladbach announced they agreed to sign Thuram for a four-year contract. The transfer fee that was paid for the transfer to Guingamp was reported to be EUR12 million.
He was presented with an ’10’ shirt which was taken from Thorgan Hazard after his move to Borussia Dortmund.
Thuram was a debutant for Gladbach on August 9 in the opening phase of the DFB-Pokal away to 2. Bundesliga Club SV Sandhausen, and scored the sole goal. He scored his debut Bundesliga goals in five appearances on the 22nd of September. He scored both goals in a 2-1 win at home over Fortuna Dusseldorf.
On May 31, 2020 Thuram was able to score twice during the 4-1 victory over 1. FC Union Berlin. He sat down after scoring his first goal in the game and declared the strike in honor of ongoing protests across the United States following the murder of George Floyd.
On the 27th of October, 2020 Thuram was rewarded with two goals in the 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. On the 19th of December Thuram received a red card for spilling on the face of the opponent Stefan Posch as Gladbach fell in a 2-1 loss to Hoffenheim The team was then handed an eight-game ban as well as an EUR40,000 fine.
Thuram was a part of France U19, which took home at the time of the UEFA European Championship. In November of 2020 he was called up in his first appearance for senior squad to play with Finland, Portugal and Sweden. The first time he played was on November 11, in a friendly game against the Finns which ended in a loss of 2-0 on the Stade de France. He was picked to play in the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 in May 2021.
Thuram is son of famous former France professional footballer Lilian Thuram Thuram, as well as the elder brother of soccer player Khephren Thuram. Thuram was born in Parma, the Italian city of Parma where his father played for the club and was named in honor of Jamaican political activist Marcus Garvey. While his father was a player with Juventus and Barcelona He as a child played for Milan in addition to Real Madrid.