Deployed as a striker, Lacazette currently plays for Lyon in Ligue 1 and the France national football team. Having played over 150 matches across all competitions for Lyon since 2010, he has scored over 50 goals in Ligue 1. In 2014-15 season, he was the league's top scorer with 27 goals in 33 games, and also the Player of the Season. The striker has also represented France across all youth levels, winning the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship with the France Under-19 team. Lacazette made his senior international debut in June 2013, scoring his first goal in March 2015.
Hệ began playing for his home town club Olympique Lyon aged 12 where he was trained at the Centre Tola Vologe, the club's training center.
His mother hails from the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. His cousin
Romualdalso plays professional football as a central midfielder.