Sadio Mane is a professional Senegalese footballer who is most popular for playing as a winger for the Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League as well as the Senegal National Football Team.
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Sadio Mane Profile
Full Name: Sadio Mane
Date of Birth: April 10th, 1992
Education: Not Available
Net Worth: $20 million
Who is Sadio Mane?
Sadio Mane is a professional Senegalese footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Liverpool Football Club in the Premier League club and the Senegal National team.
Sadio Mane Early Life
Sadio Mane was born on April 10th, 1992 in Sedhiou, Senegal. He grew up with his family in an impoverished small village of Bambali set deep in Southern Senegal.
Sadio Mane went to live with his Uncle when he became of age.
How Old is Sadio Mane?
Sadio Mane will be 30 years old in 2022. He was born on April 10th, 1992.
What is Sadio Mane’s Height?
Sadio Mane is 1 75m (5ft,9in) tall. He weighs 69kg.
Sadio Mane Personal Life
This section discussed Sadio Mane’s wife and relationships.
Sadio Mane Wife
Sadio Mane is believed to have been married, however, he has kept this part of his life away from the public even though he has always been in the public himself.
Nothing much is known about Sadio Mane’s personal Life other than him being a devout and practicing Muslim.
Sadio Mane Career
Sadio Mane was inspired to pursue a career in football at a very young age after he saw his country’s national team’s performance at the 2002 World Cup.
He grew up playing street football with other children in the dusty areas of his village. After he had expressed his interest in playing football, which was, of course, was met with discouragements at first, his parents sold off their farm produce to raise money to get him into a football academy in Dakar, Generation Foot.
Sadio Mane’s first professional career in football started in 2012 when he competed for the first time in the senior team for Senegal in the 2012 Olympics.
Between 2012 and 2013, some French scouts discovered Sadio Mane and he made a big move from Generation Foot to France to play for Metz in the Ligue.
There he played 19 games and scored one goal.
By 2012 and 2014, Sadio Mane moved to Red Bull Salzburg where he played for Bundesliga of Austria for €4 million making it the third biggest transfer he had made in his career.
In 2012 too, Sadio Mane scored the first hat-trick of his senior career in a 3-1 win against Kalsdorf in the third round of the Austrian Cup.
By 2014, Sadio Mane had scored a total of 31 goals in 63 appearances for Salzburg and he knew he was ready for a bigger challenge.
By 2014 and 2016, Sadio Mane signed a 4-year contract to play in the English League and moved to Southampton with Southampton paying £12 million to Red Bull Salzburg for Sadio Mane.
In 2015, he scored a hat-trick in a 6-1 win against Aston Villa; 3 goals, in just 2 minutes and 56 seconds. This earned him the position of the fastest hat-trick ever in the Premier League.
He finished the League with 10 goals in all competitions.
In the 2015-2016 season, Sadio Mane scored a total of 15 goals across all his competitions and became Southampton’s top scorer for the season.
In 2016, Sadio Mane joined Liverpool and signed a 5-year contract, with Liverpool paying £34 million to Southampton. This earned him the position as the most expensive African player.
He made his debut in the club by scoring the winning goal in a match against Arsenal that ended 4-3.
Later, he scored the only goal in a cagey Merseyside derby against Everton in extra time, and then he scored 2 goals against Tottenham, earning Liverpool their first win in 2017.
In 2018, Sadio Mane scored his first hat-trick for Liverpool in a 5-0 win away to Porto in the Champions League round of 16.
Also, he scored the equalizer in a 3-1 loss to Real Madrid, and that caused him to become the first Senegalese to score in a final of the Champions League.
Towards the end of the same year, Sadio Mane signed a contract of extension and by March the next year, he scored his 50th competitive goal as a Liverpool player. This was in a 4-2 win against Burnley.
Three days after that, he scored a brace against Bayern Munich in a 3-1 and helped his team qualify for the quarter-finals.
In his last Premier League of the season, he scored a brace against Wolverhampton Wanderers in a 2-0 win. This saw him ending the Premier League season with a total of 22 goals. Also, he became one of the three players to share the golden boot.
The Championship League finals saw Sadio Mane win an early penalty and this earned the club the European Championship after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 to win the title.
In 2017, he played in the African Nations Cup and lost all penalties to Cameroon in the quarter-finals.
Sadio Mane was also one of the 23 man squad for Senegal that played against Japan in the World Cup.
In 2019, he represented Senegal in the African Nations Cup again against Algeria. He received the CAF African Footballer of the Year award in 2020 due to his outstanding performances, making him the second Senegalese to have received the prestigious award.
Sadio Mane Charity
Sadio Mane has put up to £250,000 FM to fund a new school and has already paid for a hospital in his village for charity.
Also, a report claims that Sadio Mane has been giving out money to the local kids in his village.
Sadio Mane Net Worth
Sadio Mane’s net worth is estimated at $20million.