Sadio Mané

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Sadio Mané
Sadio Mané.jpg
Mané lining up for Red Bull Salzburg in 2013
Personal information
Full name Sadio Mané[1]
Date of birth (1992-04-10) 10 April 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Sédhiou, Senegal
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position Winger[3]
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 19
Youth career
Génération Foot
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Metz 22 (2)
2012–2014 Red Bull Salzburg 63 (31)
2014–2016 Southampton 67 (21)
2016– Liverpool 44 (19)
National team
2012 Senegal U23 4 (0)
2012– Senegal 48 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06:56, 31 January 2018 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2017

Sadio Mané (born 10 April 1992) is a football player from Senegal. He currently plays for liverpool F.C. as a winger in the English premier league.

Career[change | change source]

In 2011, Mané came from Génération Foot to FC Metz in France. He played for the youth teams and the second team. His first game in the first team was on January 14th, 2012 against SC Bastia. In Summer 2012 he moved to Austria. There he plays for FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga.[4] In his first year with Salzburg he scored 16 goals and was behind Jonatan Soriano as the second best scorer of the team. He was also very successful in his second year.[5] He was chosen best player of the first half of the season.[6]

National team[change | change source]

Mané played his first match for the Senegalese national team on May 25th, 2012. The match was against Morocco. He scored his first goal for Senegal in June 2012, playing against Liberia. He also played in the team for the 2012 Olympic Games in London were he played four times. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, he led his nation to Africa's first victory in the competition.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists" (PDF). Premier League. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 
  2. "Sadio Mané: Southampton Player Profiles". Southampton F.C. Retrieved 7 March 2016. 
  3. "Premier League Player Profile Sadio Mané". Premier League. Barclays Premier League. 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  4. http://www.transfermarkt.at/de/sadio-mane/transfers/spieler_200512.html
  5. Profile on FC Red Bull Salzburg Homepage
  6. Im Netz (German)