Etienne Capoue is famous across the globe as a professional French soccer player who currently plays for an English club named Watford. He plays from two positions, either a defender or sometimes a defensive midfielder. He is a French youth who has earned caps at under-18, under-19, and under-21. He also has served as a captain for some teams. His brother’s name is Aurelien Capoue who is a Boulogne Player. His bio includes the following details. He is 27 years in age.
He was born in the commune of Niort at Deux-Sevres and he began his career playing for the hometown club whose name is Chamois Niortais. In the year 2002, he left the club and joined the football club named Chauray which was a local club at Poitoi-Charentes. He stayed at the club for about 2 years and then joined FC Angers SCO. He achieved the attention of the club’s scouts when he was playing a match against Toulouse and was then offered with a week trial. Before agreeing on the internship, he had been approached by Lille, Auxerre, and Bordeaux. He chose the club Toulouse because of the club’s good weather and training facilities.
In the year 2013, 15th August, Tottenham Hotspur announced that they were signing him in the team. The Day before his name got announced, the French team’s first choice goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris had told a media that joining Tottenham would be a great step in the career of Capoue’s. He also expressed his delight of seeing the fellow countrymen join Tottenham. He made his debut for the Spurs in the year 2013, 18th August by replacing Mousa Dembele in a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace which was held at Selhurst Park.
He joined the newly promoted team named Watford and the amount for the transfer was noted to be about 9 million Euros.
He also has been active with France from his youth; he had received caps in an under 18 and 19 teams as mentioned earlier. He also made his youth international debut in an under18 team with a victory of 2-1 against Germany.
He finished his under 18 campaigns with a total of 4 appearances. He made his first appearance with under 19 team in the year 2006 at Sendai Cup in Japan against an opening match against Tohoku region. In the next match against Japan, he scored his first youth international game with a victory of 3-1. In the year 2007, 23rd January, he scored his second under-17 goal with a 2-0 win versus Turkey. At the time of 2007 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, he scored his only goal with a great win of 3-1 against Poland at the Elite Round. During the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, he missed the first two matches in the group stages but made his appearance in the final match against Russia and also on the team’s semi-final defeat against Spain.
In the year 2012, 15th August, he made his first debut for the senior French team at a friendly match against Uruguay and on the 11th September of the same year, he scored his forst goal for France in a 3-1 World Cup Qualifiers in a win against Belarus at Stade de France. His personal info can be obtained from his twitter account.