Augustin Simo (born 3 Feb 1998) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Hull City and for the French national team.
Early life Edit
Simo was born in the French city of Saint-Herbain to a French mother and a Cameroonian Father. He joined the FC Nantes youth team at the age of 13 in 2011.
FC Nantes Edit
Simo made his league debut in 15/16 season in a Ligue 1. He went on to make 1 more appearance that season. In the following season he made 11 appearances and scored 7 goals but couldn't prevent Nantes from being relegated to Ligue 2.
He then transferred to Hull for £5.5 million but was immediatly loaned back to Nantes for the 17/18 Ligue 2 season. He became an important part of the team scoring 22 goals in 24 games.
He made his Hull debut in 2018, he went on the score 8 goals in 26 appearances and make 6 assists. During his first season at Hull he was mainly a back-up to Abel Hernandez.
He eventually became first choice striker at Hull and has made 256 league appearances scoring 251 goals. In his most successful season (24/25) he scored 47 goals in 34 league games.
Career statistics Edit
|FC Nantres||14/15||Ligue 1||—||—|
|FC Nantres||15//16||Ligue 1||2||0|
|FC Nantres||16/17||Ligue 1||11||7|
|FC Nantes (Loan)||17/18||Ligue 1||24||22|
Simo made his France debut against Latvia in October 2017 scoring in the same match. He was eligible to play for Cameroon through his father's citizenship but opted for France
Premier League: 2019, 2021, 2025
Club World Cup: 2023, 2024, 2025
Champions League: 2023, 2024, 2025
European Super Cup: 2023, 2024, 2025
FA Cup: 2020
Capital One Cup: 2021, 2023, 2025, 2026
English Community Shield: 2019