Sadio Mané facts for kids
Mané with Senegal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
|Full name||Sadio Mané|
|Date of birth||10 April 1992|
|Place of birth||Sédhiou, Senegal|
|2012–2014||Red Bull Salzburg||63||(31)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 May 2019.
† Appearances (Goals).
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 24 January 2012 against SC Bastia. In 2012, he moved to Austria. There he played for Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga. He won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup in 2014 with Salzburg. In 2015, he moved to Premier League club Southampton.
Mané signed for Liverpool in 2016 for a fee of £34 million. At the time, this made him the most expensive African player in history. In his second season with Liverpool, he scored in the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final in his side's 3–1 loss to Real Madrid. This made him the first Senegalese to score in the final of the competition. The next season, Mané won the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League with Liverpool, defeating Tottenham Hotspur 2–0 in the final. The same season, he was the joint-winner of the Premier League Golden Boot with 22 goals.
Mané has played for the Senegalese national team since 2012. He has played 60 times and scored 16 goals for the national side. He has played for Senegal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, 2017 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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