Fafa Picault's salary, new team, stats, age, girlfriend, nationality, net worth

Fafa Picault's salary, new team, stats, age, girlfriend, nationality, net worth

Helix Odhiambo
updated at April 7, 2024 at 5:47 PM
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Fafá Picault is a professional soccer star known for his speed, skill, and goal-scoring prowess. The talented winger plays for Vancouver Whitecaps in the Major League Soccer. Fafa Picault's salary and net worth have significantly increased thanks to his experience and lucrative deals.

Fafà Picault's nationality
Fafa Picault of H. Dynamo (L) in July 2021. He has also played for Hamburg (C) and Vancouver (R). Photo: Lyndsay Radnedge, Oliver Hardt, Kevin Light (modified by author)
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Picault's journey from a humble beginning to starring in one of the most popular leagues on earth exemplifies his commitment and passion for the beautiful game. He has established himself as an effective forward with a tremendous work rate. Discover details of Fafà Picault's age, bio, nationality, salary, and net worth to understand his life and career achievements.

Fafá Picault's profile summary

Full name

Fabrice Jean-Ian Picault

Known as

Fafá Picault

Date of birth

23 April 1991

Age

33 (as of April 2024)

Place of birth

New York, United States

Nationality

American, Haitian

Height

1.73 m

Weight

76 kg

Parents

Leslie, Lucerne

Profession

Footballer

Position

Forward, left-winger

Current team

Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Haiti national team

Net worth

$5 million

Market value

$867k

Social media

Instagram, Facebook, X(Twitter)

Fafa Picault's salary and net worth

How much does Fafa Picault make? The New York-born footballer has earned millions thanks to his outstanding skills and contributions to his teams. Per One Football report, he plays for the Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer after joining them on a free transfer from Nashville, SC, in February 2024.

Facts about Fafa Picault
Fafa Picault during his time with Philadelphia Union in an MLS match against Sporting Kansas City on 6 July 2017, at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS. Photo: Scott Winters
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Fafa's salary in Vancouver remains undisclosed, but he earned an annual gross salary of $650,000 or weekly pay of $12,500 in 2023 at Nashville, SC. Statista revealed he was the eighth-highest-paid Nashville footballer in 2023, earning nearly five times less than the top-paid player on the roster (Hany Mukhtar at $3.18 million annually).

Picault's first salary at MLS was an annual gross pay of $155,000 in 2017 at Philadelphia Union. Here is a breakdown of his income from 2017 to 2023, as published by Capology.

Year

Club

Gross annual salary

Gross weekly salary

2017

Philadelphia Union

$155,000

$2,212

2018

Philadelphia Union

$135,000

$2,596

2019

Philadelphia Union

$160,000

$3,077

2020

FC Dallas

$174,000

$3,346

2021

Houston Dynamo

$500,000

$9,615

2022

Houston Dynamo

$600,000

$11,538

2023

Nashville SC

$650,000

$12,500

Total

-

$2,344,000

$2,464,560

Fafa Picault's net worth

ABTC estimates Fafa's net worth to be $5 million by 2024. The Vancouver forward has generated his wealth from football earnings, including salaries, bonuses, and endorsements.

Fafà Picault's Biography

Fafa Picault and Ema Twumasi
Vancouver Whitecaps forward Fafa Picault (L) and Ema Twumasi (R) of FC Dallas battle for the ball during the MLS soccer game on 16 March 2024 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. Photo: Matthew Visinsky
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How old is Fafa Picault? The talented winger is 33 years old as of April 2024. He was born on 23 February 1991 in New York City, New York, United States.

Fafà Picault's nationality

According to his MLS Soccer stats, Fafa was born to Haitian parents in Manhattan, New York, and holds dual citizenship. He has represented the US and Haiti national teams.

How tall is Fafa?

The Haitian star is 1.73 m or five feet and eight inches tall. Picault is slightly within the average height of male footballers, which ranges between 1.73 m and 1.88 m, according to SoccerNovo. He has an athletic body weighing 76 kg or 167.55 lbs.

Fafa Picault's family

Fafa was born to Leslie and Lucerne. He has a brother whose name remains unknown. His father played professional indoor soccer, while his mother, Lucerne, was the daughter of a Haitian national team player, Max Antoine, as reported by the Daily Local.

Fafa Picault's parents
Haiti's Fafa Picault poses for a photo with his father (R). On the left is him with both parents. Photo: @Fafà Picault (modified by author)
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Picault's parents emigrated to New York from Haiti and settled in Manhattan. He grew up on the Upper West Side, where he developed his interest in soccer. His grandfather was a taxi driver in New York City.

Picault moved from New York City to Miami alongside his parents and older brother when he was nine, but his love for New York remained intact, as revealed in his interview with MLS Soccer.

"I love New York. I love Miami as well. But I always say my mentality is more of a New Yorker. It's a big part of me. I love the city."

Fafà Picault's career

Fafa Picault made an early decision to focus on soccer over formal education. He told the Daily Local how his mother tried to challenge his decision while receiving his father's support.

"My mom had to go along with it because it was a no-brainer for me to go, and him already having that passion and knowing what it was like to chase the dream early on, it just passed on to me, and we shared that same mindset when approaching that decision."

Early career

The winger spent his formative years transitioning between youth clubs before moving to Italy to join Cagliari Calcio's reserve team. He spoke to FC Dallas about encountering numerous challenges, including racism, but remained focused on his goal.

Professional career

Picault embarked on his professional journey in the NASL, playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies before joining the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and FC St. Pauli in Germany.

Fafa Picault's salary
Fafa Picault (L) of Vancouver against Ozziel Herrera (R) of the Tigres UANL during their CONCACAF Champions League game at Starlight Stadium on 7 February 2024, in Langford, Canada. Photo: Kevin Light
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His career progressed with stints at Philadelphia Union, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo FC, and Nashville SC before joining Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Fafa Picault's new team is a Canadian-based club that plays in the Western Conference of the MLS. Fafa Picault's contract with the team ends in December 2024.

National team

The winger made his debut for the US national team in May 2016. He only played two games before switching to Haiti in June 2023, where he has three caps as of April 2024.

Fafà Picault's stats and awards

Fafà Picault's stats
Fafa Picault of Nashville SC celebrates after scoring against Inter Miami in the Leagues Cup 2023 final at Geodis Park on 19 August 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Tim Nwachukwu
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The Haiti national team star won the 2012 NASL Soccer Bowl with Tampa Bay Rowdies. Fafa received Houston Dynamo 2021 Players' Player of the Year and MVP accolades for his performance. Here is a breakdown of Fafà Picault's Transfermarkt club stats.

Team

Games

Goals

Assists

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

6

2

2

Nashville SC

39

9

2

Houston Dynamo FC

63

18

7

FC Dallas

20

3

1

Philadelphia Union

99

22

13

FC St. Pauli

24

4

3

AC Sparta Prague

1

-

-

Fort Lauderdale Strikers

22

9

2

Tampa Bay Rowdies

21

-

2

Cagliari Primavera

24

2

1

Total

319

69

33

Trivia

Picault has come a long way and traversed the world to nurture his skills and get exposed. He is a veteran footballer and a role model for younger players of colour who dream of a professional career. Here are other facts about him.

Where is Fafa Picault from?

The forward hails from Manhattan, New York, US, where he was born and raised with his Haitian parents. Fafa has dual citizenship and has played the US and Haiti national team.

Who is Fafa Picault's girlfriend?

Fafa is reportedly single and not dating anyone. He has not disclosed anything about his relationship and is probably focusing on his professional career.

Which position does Fafa Picault play?

Fafa Picault plays as a forward or left winger for Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He wears jersey number 11 for the club and number 15 for Haiti national team.

What is Fafa Picault's FC24 rating?

The forward has a rating of 69 in FIFA 24, showcasing impressive skills, balance, agility, pace, and dribbling. His preferred foot is right.

Final word

Although Fafa Picault's salary in Vancouver has not been disclosed, he is expected to earn well because of his experience. The Haiti footballer has established himself among the most reliable stars and continues to give his best as he grows older.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.