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Abdoulaye Doucoure

Facts About Abdoulaye Doucoure

Celebrated NameAbdoulaye Doucoure
Age30 Years Old
Nick NameDoucs
Birth NameAbdoulaye Doucoure
Birth Date1993-01-01
GenderMale
Profession Footballer
NationalityFrench
Birth NationFrance
Place Of BirthMeulan-en-Yvelines, France
HoroscopeCapricorn
EthnicityAfrican
Career Start2004
Awards2017-18 Watford F.C. Player of the Season.
MotherBenta
Marital StatusMarried
DaughterBenta
Body TypeAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
Source of WealthFootball Career
Net Worth£21.3 Million
Salary£3.6 Million
Current TeamEverton
PositionCentral midfielder
Jersey Number16
LinksTwitter Instagram

Abdoulaye Doucoure is a French professional football player who plays for Premier League club Everton as a central midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of OFC Les Mureaux in 2004 and moved to the youth team of Rennes in 2007. He made his debut in Ligue 1 during the 2012-13 season. On 1 February 2016, he signed to Premier League side Watford for an undisclosed fee and immediately went on loan to La Liga club Granada CF on loan. He made his first La Liga appearance one week later. He was regarded highly despite playing for a struggling Watford side. On 8 September 2020, he signed for Everton from Watford a three-year deal with a club option for a fourth season for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £20m. On 13 September 2020, he made his debut during Everton's first game of the 2020-21 season.

On the international level, he has represented France at various age levels. He has represented France at U17, U18, U19, U20, and U21. He is yet to make his senior national team debut.

What is Abdoulaye Doucoure Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 2017-18 Watford F.C. Player of the Season.

Where is Abdoulaye Doucoure From?

Abdoulaye Doucoure was born on 1 January 1993. His birthplace is Meulan-en-Yvelines, France. He was born as the second-youngest of eight children of Malian parents. He grew up with his family in the underprivileged neighboring in Mureaux, West Paris. He was known as a game freak. He attended a French-speaking school which offered him the opportunity to passionately play competitive soccer during the sports period. He holds French nationality. He belongs to African ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Capricorn.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Rennes

Source: @watfordobserver

Abdoulaye Doucoure Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the youth team of OFC Les Mureaux from 2004 until 2007.
  • He then moved to the youth team of Rennes in 2007.
  • In 2010, he was promoted to the Rennes B team. He made 23 appearances and scored 2 goals for the team.
  • Following his performances, he was promoted to the senior team and made his debut in Ligue 1 during the 2012-13 season. 
  • From 2012-16, he made 75 appearances and scored 12 goals for Rennes.
  • On 1 February 2016, he signed to Premier League side Watford for an undisclosed fee and immediately went on loan to La Liga club Granada CF on loan. 
  • He made his first La Liga appearance one week later in a 1-2 home loss against Real Madrid, coming on as an 80th-minute substitute for Adalberto Penaranda. 

Abdoulaye Doucoure Watford

Source: @watfordobserver

  • During his loan spell at Granada CF, he made 15 appearances for the club and returned to Watford after the loan contract was ended.
  • In August 2016, he made his debut for Watford in a Premier match against Chelsea.  He played the last 6 minutes of the match which ended in a 2-1 defeat for his team.
  • On 4 March 2017, he scored his first goal for Watford in a 3-4 loss to Southampton, netting in an injury-time consolation.
  • He was regarded highly despite playing for a struggling Watford side. He became the fulcrum of the Watford midfield. He could drop deep to pick-up possession, switch play from side to side, lunch amazing passes and attacks, and scored a variety of different goals for the team.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Everton

Source: @Instagram@abdoudx

  • Following his amazing form, he was awarded the 'Player of the Season' title for Watford at the end of the 2017-18 season.
  • From 2016-20, he made 129 appearances and scored 17 goals for Watford.
  • On 8 September 2020, he signed for Everton from Watford a three-year deal with a club option for a fourth season for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £20m. 
  • On 13 September 2020, he made his debut during Everton's first game of the 2020-21 season in a 1-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur.
  • On 22 November 2020, he scored his maiden Everton goal with a powerful header in a 3-2 away win against Fulham in a Premier League fixture.
  • On 6 February 2021, he scored again for Everton in a 3-3 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford when he tapped in from close range.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Awards

Source: Instagram@abdoudx

Abdoulaye Doucoure International Career

  • In March 2019, he was approached by the Mali FA over representing the African country at the international level where he was eligible to play for Mali, the country of his parents but he rejected their approach, apparently still hopeful of a call up to France national team in the future.
  • In September 2020, he had been called up by Mali for upcoming matches against Ghana on 9 October and Iran on 13 October in Turkey, which he rejected due to his desire to play for France.
  • He has represented France at various age levels.
  • He has represented France at U17, U18, U19, U20, and U21. 
  • The aspiring footballer is yet to make his senior national team debut.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Wife

Looking at his personal life, online reports suggest that Abdoulaye Doucoure is a married man and got a daughter name, Benta after his mother which emphasizes just how close he is to her. The detailed information about his wedding and wife is not yet revealed. He maintains a private life. Any information about his love life will be updated here soon.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Height

Abdoulaye Doucoure stands at a height of 1.84m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 69kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Salary and Net Worth

Abdoulaye Doucoure earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is £21.3 million and his salary is £3.6 million. In 2016, he signed to Premier League side Watford for an undisclosed fee. Later on, in September 2020, he signed for Everton from Watford a three-year deal with a club option for a fourth season for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £20m. He has got a market value of around £22.5 million.

Trivias About Abdoulaye Doucoure You Need To Know.

  • He started playing football at the age of 10.
  • He has the tactical awareness and technique to play for a top club.
  • He has a fantastic ability for the transition when the team catches the ball and is a fantastic box-to-box player.
  • In March 2019, he was approached by the Mali FA over representing the African country at the international level where he was eligible to play for Mali, the country of his parents but he rejected their approach, apparently still hopeful of a call up to France national team in the future.
  • He is yet to make his France senior team debut.
  • He wears shirt number 16 for Everton.

Frequently Asked Questions About Abdoulaye Doucoure.

Where was Abdoulaye Doucoure born?

Abdoulaye Doucoure was born in Meulan-en-Yvelines, France.

Who is the mother of Abdoulaye Doucoure?

The mother of Abdoulaye Doucoure is Benta.

What is the color of Abdoulaye Doucoure's eye?

Abdoulaye Doucoure eye color is Dark Brown.

What is the color of Abdoulaye Doucoure's hair?

Abdoulaye Doucoure hair color is Black.

What is the net worth of Abdoulaye Doucoure?

The net worth of Abdoulaye Doucoure is £21.3 Million.

What is the salary of Abdoulaye Doucoure?

The salary of Abdoulaye Doucoure is £3.6 Million.

Abdoulaye Doucoure Biography

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Celebrated Name Abdoulaye Doucoure
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Doucs
Birth Name Abdoulaye Doucoure
Birth Date 1993-01-01
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
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Celebrated Name Abdoulaye Doucoure
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Doucs
Birth Name Abdoulaye Doucoure
Birth Date 1993-01-01
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality French
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Meulan-en-Yvelines, France
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity African
Career Start 2004
Awards 2017-18 Watford F.C. Player of the Season.
Mother Benta
Marital Status Married
Daughter Benta
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth £21.3 Million
Salary £3.6 Million
Current Team Everton
Position Central midfielder
Jersey Number 16