Who is Sadio Mané?
Born on10 April 1992, Sadio Mané is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for English Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team.
Nicknamed Ballonbuwa, Mane is known to be one of the best players in the world. This is proved by his finishing fourth for the 2019 Ballon d’Or, and fifth in the award for the Best FIFA Men’s Player in 2019 and fourth in 2020.
Sadio Mané began his professional career at age 19 and played his first professional match with Ligue 2 club Metz. He joined Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg in 2012 after a solitary season at Metz for a fee of €4 million and won a league and cup domestic double in the 2013–14 season.
Later that summer, Mané transferred to English Premier League side, Southampton for a club record fee of £11.8 million. At Southampton, Mane set a new Premier League record by scoring the fastest hat-trick which was scored in 176 seconds in a 6–1 win over Aston Villa in 2015. This was a huge shock to the world.
This made him the fastest hat-trick in the English premier league history and he is still holding that title till date.
This very huge feat of his made him break the record of the former Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler who was holding the fastest hat trick scorer in the history of English Premier League football until Sadio Mane took the lead which he holds till date. Mane took the title from Robbie Fowler by scoring his hat trick in 176 seconds as against that of Robbie Fowler which he scored in 273 seconds.
From Southampton, he moved to the Premier League side, Liverpool in 2016, £34 million was paid for the transfer.
Playing for the Never Walk Alone Side, Mané helped them reach the 2018 and 2019 UEFA Champions League Finals for which they won the latter. He also won Premier League Golden Boot as he was a joint-top goalscorer in the 2018–19 season. Mané was also instrumental in helping Liverpool win the 2019–20 Premier League title which ended the club’s 30-year league title drought.
At international level, Mané has netted 21 goals in 71 appearances for his national team, Senegal since his debut in 2012, and currently ranks as Senegal’s third all-time top goal scorer, and joint sixth all-time for appearances. He represented his national team at the 2012 Olympics, as well as the 2015 and 2017 editions of the Africa Cup of Nations. Through his assistance, Senegal reached a runner-up finish in the 2019 iteration and was named African Footballer of the Year later.
Mané was also among the players that represented Senegal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in their second ever appearance in the competition.
Mane is the most expensive Senagalese player ever and is probably the most successful too.
How old is Sadio Mane?
Sadio Mane was given birth to on April 10 1992. This makes Sadio Mane’s age to be 28 years as at 2020.
What is Sadio Mane’s Salary
Sadio Mane signed a contract with Liverpool in November 2018. This contract earns him a whopping sum of 10 Million Euro (9 Million Pound) per year. We have broken down his pay, this means he earns €27, 322 (£24, 399) per day and €1, 138 (£1, 017) per hour!
What is Sadio Mane’s Net Worth
Sadio Mane’s contract with Liverpool made him one of the highest paid players at Liverpool. Sadio Mane’s net worth is about €22 Million (£20 Million).
What is Mane’s market value?
Mane’s Market Value is extremely on the high and he is among the most valued footballers in the world. At the moment, Mane is one of the best wingers in the world. Mane’s market value is 125 Million Euro (110 Million Pound). This is according to Transfermarkt.
Is Sadio Mane single, married or dating?
Sadio Mane’s issue with regards to marriage remains a mystery as nobody knows whether he is either single, married or dating anyone at the moment.
Mane is one of the most secluded and reserved sports stars that is known in the world of football. He is one of the footballers that is most confidential about his personal life.
There’s just no information about that anywhere.
Mane Brand Endorsements
Mane’s impressive play has earned him a massive number of fans. Just as good things attract, the attention of many brands have been drawn to him. Some of these brands include Nike and Puma but the Senegalese international is hard to sign.
Mane is endorsing for financial services company, Western Union as it is its brand Ambassador. He also endorses for Indonesia Tourism. It is interesting to know that Mane trademarked his name just like the football legend, Cristiano Ronaldo and will make use of his fame to develop the brand.
Mane signed a big endorsement deal with New Balance. He wears their apparel and uses their signature edition Furon V6 boots.
Endorsements is among the factors that contributed to Sadio Mane’s net worth.
Whom did Mane Idolize?
In an interview with Sadio Mane’s childhood best friend named Luc, he said that Mane had two heroes and they include El Hadji Diouf and the Brazilian star, Ronaldinho.
El Hadji Diouf, the Senegalese star was in the famous Senegal team and according to Luc, Diouf spurred up his desire to play football. He also spoke about how Mane admired the Ronaldinho.
Has any movie been acted based on Sadio Mane’s life story?
Yes, a movie has been acted based on Sadio Mane’s life story and was named “Made in Senegal”. This very movie beautifully captures Sadio’s rise to stardom.
Sadio Mane’s Charity and Donations
Sadio Mane does not need to be told what real struggle is as he was in those shoes for long being that he was given birth to in a poor community.
This being the case, Mane sets out a bulk of his income for helping the needy. He is known for his philanthropy and the regular donation of his money to charity.
What cars does Mane have?
Being one of the highest-paid players in the world of football, he has a crazy car collection
Sadio Mane owns several cars in his collection and they include
- Bentley Continental GT
- Audi RS7
- Mercedes G63 AMG and
- Range Rover.
Bentley Continental GT
Mercedes G63 AMG
Where does Mane live?
The Senegalese international resides in Allerton, South Liverpool. His house is a luxurious one and is worth $2 million. Sadio Mane still resides in this very house which was bought in 2016. This house of his has a history of two robberies so far.