Kalidou Coulibaly is a professional footballer, born on June 20, 1991. He plays as a centre-back for Chelsea in the Premier League and for the Senegal national team.
|Full Name:||Kalidou Coulibaly|
|date of birth:||20 June 1991|
|height:||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|net worth||$20 million|
|birth place||Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France|
Bio and Early Life
Kalidou Coulibaly was born on June 20, 1991 in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France to Senegalese parents. Gemini is his zodiac sign. He is both French and Senegalese by nationality, and he is of African descent.
Coulibaly started playing football with Saint-Dié when he was only eight years old. Four years later, he switched to Metz, but in 2006, he went back to his old club. Coulibaly moved back to Metz in 2009.
kalidou koulibaly football career
On 23 August 2012, Swiss team Luzern defeated Genk 2–1 in the first leg of a two-leg UEFA Europa Championship play-off. This was Coulibaly’s first game with Genk. Between 6 October and 19 October 2013, he scored two goals in two matches. On 2 July 2014, he signed a five-year contract with Serie A club SSC Napoli for around £6.5 million.
After that, he scored a header against league leaders Juventus on 22 April 2018 at the Allianz Stadium to give the visitors a 1–0 win. With four games to go, Napoli are now just one point behind Juventus, while Juventus are still ahead.
On 17 June 2020, Koulibaly played in the Coppa Italia final against Juventus. After a scoreless draw, Napoli won the game 4–2 on penalties. Coulibaly has stated more than once that he wants to end his career at Napoli and that he will leave only when the club has made a commercial decision.
He was named Serie A Player of the Month for September 2021. On 24 November 2021, he played his 300th game for Napoli, a Europa League defeat to Spartak Moscow by a score of 2–1.
Koulibaly signed a four-year deal with Premier League club Chelsea on July 16, 2022. The fee was reported to be around £33 million. On 6 August, he played his first game for Chelsea, defeating Everton 1–0 in the league. Coulibaly scored Chelsea’s first goal on his home debut against Tottenham Hotspur on 14 August. He did so with a powerful volley in a 2–2 draw in the league.
His International and FIFA 22 Career
On 17 June 2020, Coulibaly continued to play against Juventus in the final of the Coppa Italia. After a scoreless draw, Napoli won the game 4–2 on penalties. He was part of the Senegal team that went to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
In May 2018, Coulibaly was named in Senegal’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. After that, Coulibaly was selected as a centre-back for the national team’s 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
- Coppa Italia: 2019–20
- Supercoppa Italiana: 2014
- Africa Cup of Nations: 2021; Runner-up: 2019
- 2016 CAF Team of the Year (as a substitute)
- Serie A Team of the Year: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
- Golden Lion (Senegalese Player of the Year): 2017, 2018
- Serie A Best Defender: 2018–19
- September 2021: Serie A Player of the Month
- Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament: 2019
- 2020 IFFHS CAF Men’s Team of the Year
- 2011–2020 IFFHS CAF Men’s Team of the Decade
Kalidou Koulibaly Age and Height
He was born on 21 June 1991 in the French city of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges. He is 6 ft 2 in tall, which is 1.87 m.
Kalidou Koulibaly net worth
It is believed that the net worth of Kalidou Koulibaly in 2022 will be around $20 million, People say he makes £183,000 a week and £9,516,000 a year. Right now its price in the market is $ 58.58 million.
Wife of Kalidou Coulibaly
Coulibaly is happily married to Charline Oudenot, a 28 year old French woman, Since they were young, they dated each other and got married at a young age. He has an adorable child named Seeni, who was born on January 16, 2016, with his wife. He often posts adorable pictures of himself and his son on his official Instagram account, but has kept his wife’s name a secret.