Sadio Mane, is a skillful soccer player for the Senegal national team as midfielder for both the national team and his premier league club Liverpool, England.
Mane, born on April 10, 1992 in Sedhiou in Senegal, began his soccer profession at age 19 as an academy player for the Senegal soccer academy, then made it to his first football club in Metz which is a French football club.
He has made it to several football clubs in his football career. Some of the teams he played for includes red bull Salzburg in 2012, Southampton, 2014 to 2016 and from 2016 till today, playing for the Liverpool football club.
He’s such a great talent who has contribute raising the banner of all the clubs he joined to some level. He led some to win trophies and won against their opponents.
In his national team, with his 68 appearances, he scored 19 goals making him the fifth champion of goal scoring and helping Senegal to secondly qualify to the 2018 FIFA World Cup competition.
Sadio Mane who is considered as part of the world’s best players, was crowned the best African Footballer of the Year, for the first time on Tuesday night, January 07, 2020
after winning the 2018/2016 season of Premier League Golden Boot and making it to the fifth position of the Ballon d’Or, same year including other awards.
The Senegalese soccer player, since his appearances for Liverpool, has contributed massively to their success.
He helped Liverpool to continuously reach UEFA Champions League Finals and won the trophy in 2019.
He’s the second Senegalese to be honoured the African Best Footballer.
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