Senegalese professional footballer Sadio Mane (born 10 April 1992) plays forward for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Senegal national team. He is renowned for his pushing, dribbling, and pace. He is regarded as one of the finest players in the world and among the greatest African players of all time. Mané started his professional career at the age of 19 with Ligue 2 side Metz, but left after just one season to join Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg in 2012 for a sum of €4 million. In the 2013–14 season, Red Bull Salzburg won the domestic league and cup double. Later same summer, Mané moved to Southampton of England for a then-club-record cost of £11.8 million.
In a 6-1 victory over Aston Villa in 2015, he there established a new Premier League record for the quickest hat-trick, scoring all three goals in 176 seconds. Mané joined Liverpool, a rival Premier League team, in 2016, reportedly for a cost of £34 million. In 2018 and 2019, he assisted the team in reaching the UEFA Champions League Final, which they went on to win. In addition, he tied for the league lead in goals scored in 2018–19, earning the Premier League Golden Boot. Mané then assisted Liverpool in winning the 2019–20 Premier League, ending their 30-year league title drought. He became the third African to achieve the 100-goal mark in the Premier League in October 2021.
Sadio Mane Bio/Wiki
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While visiting Liverpool Mané was a resident of Allerton, Liverpool, and was the victim of two burglaries—the first in November 2017 and the second in February 2019. He observes Islam and is occasionally observed performing du’a prior to each game.
Mané was born in Senegal’s Bambi, Sédhiou. He wanted to play football professionally, but his father, an imam, banned him from doing so when he was young. His father passed away when he was seven years old, so he never got the chance. He left his hometown at the age of 15 to pursue his dream of playing football in Dakar, and his family has since helped him realize his full potential.
He was seen by scouts in 2009 while playing in M’Bour and then recommended to Génération Foot, a team that he helped advance to the second level in the 2010–11 season.
Mané joined Metz in 2011, a company affiliated with Génération Foot. On January 14, 2012, he made his professional debut by replacing Kévin Diaz in the 75th minute of a Ligue 2 home loss to Bastia. In his debut league season, he started 12 of his 19 games, and on May 4, in a 2-5 loss to Guingamp at the Stade Saint-Symphorien, he scored one goal. At the conclusion of the season, Metz was demoted to the Championnat National.
Red Bull Salzburg
Mane received attention after Metz established a €2 million asking price for him, including that of Red Bull Salzburg’s sporting director, a member of the Austrian Bundesliga. Metz raised their asking price to €4 million after receiving many proposals over the summer, and on August 31, 2012, he went to Salzburg for the third-highest transfer fee that Metz has ever received.
He scored his first hat-trick in the Austrian Bundesliga on October 27, 2013, in a 3-0 victory away to Grödig.
On May 7, 2014, he added another triple when Salzburg defeated Horn 7-0 in the cup semifinals. The season finished with the squad taking home a domestic double.
Mané signed a four-year deal and moved to Premier League team Southampton on September 1, 2014, for a fee of £11.8 million. He made his debut 22 days later in a 2-1 League Cup triumph over Arsenal, scoring Southampton’s opening goal after winning the penalty. On September 27, in a 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers, he made his debut for the team in the league, starting and helping Ryan Bertrand score the game’s first goal.
On October 18, in an 8-0 victory over Sunderland, he scored his first goal for the team, albeit Patrick van Aanholt afterward gave the goal the wrong credit as an own goal. The following game, a 1-0 victory over Stoke City, saw him score his first goal.
Mané signed a five-year deal and paid £34 million to join Liverpool on June 28, 2016. He was at the time the most expensive African footballer in history thanks to the transfer fee.
He made his Premier League debut for the Reds on August 14 by scoring the fourth goal in a 4-3 victory away from home against Arsenal. Mané, who missed Liverpool’s loss at Burnley due to a minor shoulder injury, started against Burton Albion in the League Cup and contributed two assists to the team’s 5-0 victory.
Mané signed a deal with Bundesliga team Bayern Munich on June 22, 2022, which would last until June 30, 2025. The stated cost was €32 million (£27.4 million), with a possible increase to €41 million (£35 million) dependent on performances and individual and team accomplishments.
Mane made his official debut on July 30, 2022, beginning in the DFL-Supercup. He also scored his first goal, which enabled Bayern to defeat RB Leipzig 5-3 at the Red Bull Arena. A week later, he scored his first Bundesliga goal in a 6-1 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt to follow this up.
Mané competed for Senegal at the 2012 Olympic Games, starting every game as they went through Group A and finished as runners-up to Great Britain before falling to eventual victors Mexico 4-2 in extra time in the quarterfinals.
Mané sustained a calf injury during Southampton’s 2-0 victory over Arsenal on January 1, 2015, and was thus unable to participate in the Senegal team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. He eventually rejoined the team and started in both of their group stage elimination games against South Africa and Algeria.
Mané played for Senegal in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, where his team won both of its first matches, 2-0 against Tunisia and 2-0 against Zimbabwe.
Sadio Mane Awards
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- Austrian Bundesliga: 2013–14
- Austrian Cup: 2013–14
- Premier League: 2019–20
- FA Cup: 2021–22
- EFL Cup: 2021–22
- UEFA Champions League: 2018–19; runner-up: 2017–18, 2021–22
- UEFA Super Cup: 2019
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2019
- DFL-Supercup: 2022
- Africa Cup of Nations: 2021; runner-up: 2019
- CAF Team of the Year: 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
- PFA Team of the Year: 2016–17 Premier League, 2018–19 Premier League, 2019–20 Premier League, 2021–22 Premier League
- Premier League Player of the Month: August 2017, March 2019, November 2019
- Liverpool Fans’ Player of the Season Award: 2016–17
- Liverpool Players’ Player of the Season Award: 2016–17
- Premier League Golden Boot: 2018–19
- UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2018–19
- UEFA Team of the Year: 2019
- Africa Cup of Nations Player of the Tournament: 2021
- Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament: 2019, 2021
- African Footballer of the Year: 2019, 2022
- Onze d’Or: 2018–19.
- IFFHS Men’s World Team: 2019
- ESM Team of the Year: 2018–19
- PFA Fans’ Player of the Year: 2019–20 Premier League
- IFFHS CAF Men’s Team of The Year: 2020
- IFFHS CAF Men’s Team of the Decade 2011–2020
- IFFHS Best CAF Men’s Player of the Year: 2020
Sadio Mane Net Worth
Sadio Mane’s net worth or income is thought to be between $24 million. However, his major occupation as a soccer player has brought him a significant amount of wealth.
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Sadio Mane FIFA 22 Stats
In FIFA 22, Sadio Mane has an overall rating of 89 and his potential is also 89.
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He is currently 31 years old (as of 2023).
He is 174 cm tall.
He plays as a forward.
After his transfer to Bayern Munich, his net worth is $24 million (as of 2023).