Gaël Romeo Kakuta Mambenga is a professional footballer who plays as a left winger for French club Amiens SC and the DR Congo national football team. A youth product of Lens, he moved to Chelsea in 2007 in a controversial transfer. Rarely used at Chelsea, he was loaned to six teams in five different countries before leaving for Sevilla upon the expiration of his contract in 2015. He was a French youth international and represented the nation at every age group from under-16 to under-21 levels, before switching allegiance to the DR Congo national football team in 2017.
About Gael Kakuta
French winger best known for his years with Chelsea FC in Premiere League and as a member of the French national team. He was named the Golden Player of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2010.
He began playing for the club George Steven Towerton at age seven.
He was the victim of identity theft in 2014 when Medi Abalimba spent thousands of pounds using Kakuta's credit cards.
He has an older brother.
He was mentored by Ivorian player Didier Drogba upon first moving to England.