Sadio Mané is the most popular and talented football player from Senegal. He plays as a winger for the English Premier League club Liverpool FC and the Senegal National Football Team. In 2020, he was ranked fourth overall as the Best FIFA Men’s Player. His tactical gameplay has won the hearts of millions across the world. He wears a number 10 jersey.
Though he comes from a very poor family, Sadio is a testimony to the fact that poverty can’t stop him from achieving his career goals. He began his professional career at age 19 and has become one of the most popular players since, with fans from all over the world. In 2019, he led Senegal to a runner-up finish at the Africa Cup of Nations as well as named African Footballer of the Year. He has an impressive resume that credits him with over 162 appearances for Liverpool with an impressive 74 goals.
Sadio Mané Biography
30 years old
Bambali, Sédhiou, Senegal
Professional football player
Forward – Left Winger
- Father: He died when he was 7 years old.
- Mother: Satou Toure
He resides in Allerton, a suburb of Liverpool, England.
5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm
76 kg or 168 lbs
Claim to Fame
After playing for several clubs, including Red Bull Salzburg, Sadio Mané made his debut for the English club Liverpool during the 2016-17 season. He finished off the first season with 13 goals in 29 appearances.
Mané has since grown to become one of the most popular players in the world with several honors and titles under his belt. He was named one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine in 2020
Sadio Mané Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sadio Mané’s net worth in 2023 is estimated to be about $25 million.
Sadio Mané Facts
Growing up, he played street football, and over time, he developed a strong passion for the sport.
Even though her mom could not afford to send him to school, managed to raise money and put Mané into Generation Foot, a football academy in Dakar.
He was scouted into the French football club Metz in 2011. During his time there, he scored two goals from 22 appearances.
In August 2012, he moved to the Austrian football club Bull Salzburg after the club paid a hefty fee to Metz. He spent the next three years with them and scored 31 goals in 63 appearances.
In 2014, Mané joined Southampton for a club-record fee of 11.8 million pounds. During his run for the club, he scored 21 goals from 67 appearances in all competitions.
English Premier League club Liverpool brought Mané for a record transfer fee of £34 million on a five-year contract. He has been with the club for five seasons, starting in 2017, and has scored a record 97 goals in 218 appearances.
He has also led the club to reach the UEFA Champions League Finals in 2018 and 2019. The club won the title in 2019.
Mané has been a part of the Senegal team for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019. He helped the team reach the finals but lost the title to Algeria. He, however, took the African Footballer of the Year title. That same year, he won the Premier League Golden Boot.
Outside of the clubs, he plays for Senegal and has represented them in the international arena, including the Olympics and the World Cup.
In 2020, New African magazine named Sadio as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans.