Senegalese- born professional football player Sadio Mane, who won Australian Cup and the Austrian Bundesliga with Red Bull Salzburg in 2014 plays as a winger for the Senegalese soccer team. Sadio was a professional footballer in 2011 at French club Metz later he moved to FC Salzburg.
Sadio Mane’s Childhood
Sadio Mane was born in Sedhiou, Senegal on April 10, 1992. He grew up in the down south of Senegal’s village called Bambali. His family was so poor and could not afford all the children to have a good education and proper shelter. Sadio lived with his uncle.
“My parents never had money to send me to school. Every morning and evening, I would always go to play football with my friends in the streets. When I was young, I only had thought about the Premier League which I watched on TV. Only Premier League. It was a big dream for me.”
Mane progressed his game from the street player with stardust in his feet, but limited understanding of the game.
“Since I was two or three years old, I remember always being with the ball. I would see kids playing on the street, and would join them. That is how I started – just on the roads. When I got older, I would go to watch games, especially when the national team played. I wanted to see my heroes and imagine myself as them.”
Sadio Mane’s Career
At the age of 15, Sadio began his journey into professional football when he signed up at the Academie Generation Foot which is a football academy in Dakar, Senegal. Also, in 2011, he relocated to France after landing a deal with French Association club side FC Metz.
On the first month of 2012, he made his professional debut for FC Metz coming. Sadio moved to Austrian club, FC Salzburg for a transfer fee and later which is recorded as the 3rd highest player ever in FC Metz. Sadio Mane has a huge fan following from all over the world and especially from his native land.
Sadio’s Life-Changing Hat-trick
Sadio flushed the SC Kalsdorf after joining the club FC Salzburg. He netted his first Hat-trick for his team in a 3-1 away victory over SC in the Austrian Cup. He stationed his top position throughout the season.
Sadio joined Premier League side Southampton on a four-year deal. Mane netted his first Premier League goal in Southampton’s 8-0 thrashing of Sunderland on 18th October 2014. Mane made a new record in Premier League; he netted three goals in 2 minutes 56 seconds. He ended the season of 2015-2016 as the team’s highest scorer, having a total of 15 goals.
In the summer of 2016, Mane agreed to a 5- year contract with Liverpool FC with a transfer fee of Euro 34 million which was the highest ever record for an African player. He ascended his family’s financial status.
On April 14, 2018, Mane exceeded Demba Ba’s 43-goal record and became the top scoring Senegalese in the history of EPL.
On the same year, Mane made another history as the first Senegalese to score at a Champions League final, but the lost against Real Madrid with 1-3 at the 2018 UEFA final.
Sadio Mane’s Net-worth
Sadio is making impressive money from his work. The net worth of Mane is estimated to be $18 million. Also, he is playing for Liverpool with five years of the contract for 34 million Euros.
Is Sadio Mane dating someone special?
Sadio is a secretive individual and likes to keep his private life away from the public limelight. He was once rumored to be dating Melissa Reddy. Melissa met Sadio in an interview, but the photo of the two went viral after she posted their picture together on her Instagram account.
He may be single or maybe dating someone, but looking at his focus towards his game, it seems like he is focusing on his career rather than girls.
Reference: Wikipedia, Goa, Mirror
Facts of Sadio Mane
|Sadio Mane Age:||26 years 9 months|
|Sadio Mane Birth Date:||April 10, 1992|
|Sadio Mane Horoscope:||Aries|
|Sadio Mane Birth Place:||Sedhiou, Senegal|
|Sadio Mane Marital Status:||Single|
|Sadio Mane Profession:||Footballer|
|Sadio Mane Height:||5 feet 8 inches (1.75m)|
|Sadio Mane Salary:||NA|
|Sadio Mane Net Worth:||$18 million|
|Sadio Mane Ethnicity:||Muslim|
|Sadio Mane Nationality:||Senegal|
|Sadio Mane Hair Color:||Black|
|Sadio Mane Eye Color:||Black|
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