Who is Sadio Mane?
Sadio Mane is a professional footballer from Senegal. He represents the Liverpool team in the Premier League. Sadio is also the national player of Senegal. He is responsible for the “wing” position. Sadio began his professional career at the club “Metz.” He was only nineteen at that time. Later, he joined the Austrian Club “Red Bull Salzburg” in 2012. Sadio was in the team that won a “League” and “Cup Domestic Doubles.” It was in the 2012-2013 season.
|Full Name||Sadio Mane|
|Date of Birth||10 April 1992|
|Birth Place||Sédhiou, Senegal|
|Occupation||Football Player (Forward/Winger)|
2012–2014 Red Bull Salzburg
|Net worth||US $20 million|
Likewise, he joined the club “Southampton.” He succeeded to make a new record of the “fastest hat trick” in 176 seconds at the “Premier League” in 2015. It was the match against “Aston Villa.” The team won the match with a final score of “6-1.” Sadio joined the club “Liverpool” in 2016. He is also responsible for taking the team into the “UEFA Champions League Final” in 2018.
The team succeeded to win the “UEFA Champions League” in 2019. Radio was the “Top Goal Scorer” of the 2018-2019 season. This made him won the “Premier League Golden Boot.” He was also responsible for the team to win the “Premier League” of the 2019-2020 season. Sadio is the “Third All-Time Top Goal Scorer” of the Senegal National Team. He was in the national team of Senegal during the “Olympics” in 2012 and the “2018 FIFA World Cup”. Sadio was also part of the team during the “Africa Cup of the Nations” in 2015 and 2017. He received the title of “African Footballer of the Year” in 2020.
The birthplace of Sadio is Sedhiou, Senegal. He came into the world on April 10, 1992. Sadio spent his childhood in Bambali. He has a huge number of siblings. The financial condition of the family was weak. His parents didn’t have the income of sending the children to school.
Sadio lived with his uncle. He grew up watching the “Premier League” on TV. It was his dream to play in the tournament. His father didn’t like him playing football. But his passion and love for football was a deeper one that couldn’t be controlled. He used to play football on the streets with his friends.
Sadio Mane was playing the ball ever since he was about two to three years old. He grew up seeing other kids playing football in the streets. Sadio went to watch football games when the national team used to play. He enjoyed seeing himself in one of his idol national players. His dream of becoming a footballer reached to peak when the national team of Senegal reached the quarter-finals of the “World Cup” in 2002. The victory over France in the opening match was a treat to watch for him.
Moreover, he was part of a group of kids fully dedicated to football. The scenario of Senegal started to change after the “2002 World Cup.” Local tournaments started to occur in the village. He used to participate in every game. Everyone used to praise his skills for football. But he was not getting support from his family. His family was from a religious background. After they started noticing his love for football, he started to convince his uncle including the family for letting him go to the Dakar to learn football.
It was the determination and hunger for football that Sadio Mane showed that convinced the family. No matter how much trust they developed in Sadio, the financial crisis was still the big issue. They sold all the crops from the field to generate money for Sadio’s training. The people who weren’t close with him also wanted him to get the best environment to bloom.
After Sadio went to the suburbs of Dakar, he moved in with an unknown family. He offered them a few monies, shared his reason for coming, and started living there. They even supported him a lot.
There are no details of Sadio’s academic life.
Sadio Mane began his professional football career from the club “Metz” on January 14, 2012. His first match was against the club “Basita” in the “Ligue 2.” The team won the match with a final score of “0-1.” He appeared in 19 games in his first season.
Likewise, Sadio joined the club “Red Bull Salzburg” on August 31st, 2012. It was a deal of €4 million. He scored his first hat trick in the match during the third round of the “Austrian Cup.” The final score was “3-1.” He signed a four-year contract with “Southampton” for £11.8 million on September 1, 2014. He represented the team in the “League Cup” against “Arsenal.” The team won the match with a penalty. Sadio started the 2015-2016 season with three assists in the “UEFA Europa League.”
Moreover, Sadio became part of the club “Liverpool” on 28th June 2016. It was a five-year deal of £34 million. This deal made him “the most expensive” African player. The club awarded him the “Liverpool Player of the Season” Award on May 9, 2017.
In the “2017-2018 UEFA Champions League”, Sadio scored his first hat trick for the team. The club won the match with a final score of ” 5-0.” He succeeded to score two goals in the “2019 UEFA Super Cup” Final on 14th August 2019. It was the match against “Chelsea.” He even received the honour of the “CAF African Footballer of the Year” on 7th January 2020. He also played the match against “Chelsea” at “2020-21 Premier League” on September 20, 2020. The team won the match with a final score of “2-0.”
Sadio Mane is quite conscious of his personal life. There are no records of Sadio being in a relationship. He seems to be fully focused to uplift the football scenario in Senegal.
Sadio Mane is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “@sadiomaneofficial” on Instagram with 8.1M followers. There is a resemblance profile picture to Instagram of Sadio on an account on Twitter with “Sadio Mane” with 49.3K followers. But the account is not yet verified. His Facebook page “Sadio Mane” has 8.3M followers.
Sadio Mane has been active in the football fraternity for more than five years. He has been part of big tournaments of football. According to celebritynetworth.net, he has an approximate net worth of $20 million.
The nationality of Sadio Mane is Senagalese. His current age is 28. He has an attractive height of 5 feet 9 inches with a complimentary weight of 69 kgs. Sadio belongs to African ethnicity.