Sadio Mané (born 10 April 1992) is a Senegalese footballer who currently plays as a winger for Liverpool in the Premier League and for the Senegalese national team. Mané was fourth in the 2019 Ballon d’Or voting, fifth in the Best FIFA Men’s Player voting in 2019, and fourth in 2020.
Mané began his professional career at the age of 19 with Ligue 2 club Metz but left after only one season to join the Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg in 2012 for a cost of €4 million, winning the league and cup domestic double in 2013–14. Mané joined English club Southampton for a club-record cost of £11.8 million later that summer.
Who is Sadio Mane’s Wife? Does He Have A Girlfriend And Is He Married?
Sadio Mane is not married and does not have a wife. Many people would be surprised by this, given Mane’s celebrity and money.
Mane, on the other hand, is single. There were rumors that he was dating well-known Liverpool news reporter Melissa Reddy, but those were quickly debunked. If he does have a better half, significant other, or whatever we want to call it, he has done a good job of concealing it.
After all, the former RB Salzburg star has never truly made his personal life public. For the time being, it appears that his focus is solely on football. It’s not as if the dashing African superstar would be a viable dating prospect.
He now has the task of leading Liverpool to glory this season while also representing his country in the African Cup of Nations at the beginning of next year. At Liverpool, he has won everything there is to win.
Mané was born in Bambali, Senegal’s Sédhiou region. Despite his father, an imam, preventing him from playing football as a child, he pursued a career in football; nevertheless, his father died when he was seven years old. He later fled his home village and moved to Dakar at the age of 15 to pursue his dream of being a footballer, and his family has backed him up ever since.
He was seen by scouts while playing in M’Bour in 2009 and then recommended to Génération Foot, where he helped them gain promotion to the second tier in the 2010–11 season.
Mané joined Metz in 2011, which had a connection with Génération Foot. He made his professional debut in Ligue 2 on 14 January 2012, replacing Kévin Diaz in the 75th minute of a 0–1 home defeat against Bastia.
In his first league season, he made 19 appearances, 12 as a starter, and scored one goal in a 2–5 loss to Guingamp at the Stade Saint-Symphorien on 4 May. At the end of the season, Metz was demoted to the Championnat National.
Salzburg Red Bull
In 2013, Mané (right) was a member of Red Bull Salzburg.
Mané transferred to Austrian Bundesliga side Red Bull Salzburg on August 31, 2012, for the third-highest transfer price ever paid by FC Metz. received. It was estimated that the fee would be €4 million.
On October 31, he scored his first hat-trick for the club in a 3–1 away win over SC Kalsdorf in the Austrian Cup third round.
In a 3–0 win away to Grödig on October 27, 2013, he scored his first hat-trick in the Austrian Bundesliga. On 7 May 2014, he scored another treble as Salzburg defeated Horn 7–0 in the cup semi-finals; the season ended with the team winning the domestic double.
Mané was forced to leave Salzburg at the end of August 2014 after failing to show up for training and the club’s most vital game to qualify for the Champions League at the moment.