Eric Bailly

Facts About Eric Bailly

Celebrated NameEric Bailly
Age29 Years Old
Nick NameBailly
Birth NameEric Bertrand Bailly
Birth Date1994-04-12
Profession Footballer
Place Of BirthBingerville, Ivory Coast
EthnicityAfrican ethnicity
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseVanessa Troupah
Married Date26 June 2016
Height1.87 m ( 6 feet and 2 inches )
Weight77 kg (170 lbs)
Body TypeAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
Source of WealthHis professional football career
Famous ForWon 2015 Africa Cup of Nations for Ivory Coast
Current TeamManchester United

Eric Bertrand Bailly, professionally known as Eric Bailly is an Ivorian professional football player. He plays for the English club, Manchester United. United signed him in 2016. He plays as a central defender. He started his football career from the Spanish club, Espanyol. He later played for Villarreal before joining United in 2016. 

He made his senior international debut in 2015. 

He has over 2.2 million followers on his Instagram@ericbailly24. 

Eric Bailly Manchester United

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What is Eric Bailly Famous For?

  • Won 2015 Africa Cup of Nations for Ivory Coast.

Where was Eric Bailly Born?

Eric Bailly was born on 12 April 1994. His birth name is Eric Bertrand Bailly. His birth place is in Bingerville in Ivory Coast. He holds Ivorian nationality. He belongs to African ethnicity. Information about his parents and siblings is not available at present. It will be updated soon. 

Eric Bailly Espanyol.

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Eric Bailly Career Timeline

Eric Bailly started his football from the Spanish club Espanyol. 

He was 17 years old when he joined the youth system of Espanyol in December 2011.

Espanyol's Emilio Montagut spotted Bailly in a youth tournament in Burkina Faso. 

He received a work permit only in October 2012. 

He made his senior debut in the 2013-14 campaign. He made his senior debut with the club's reserves in Segunda Division B. 

He made his first-team debut against Real Sociedad in La Liga in October 2014. 

Eric Bailly Villarreal


Another Spanish team Villarreal signed Bailly for 5.7 million Euros in January 2015. He signed a 5 and a half year contract with the club. 

He made his debut for the Yellow Submarine against Eibar in February 2015. 

He made his UEFA Europa League debut against Sevilla in March 2015. 

He scored the first goal of his career against Dinamo Minks in October 2015. It was also his only goal he scored while playing for Villarreal.

English club Manchester United signed Bailly in June 2016. 

He signed a four-year contract reportedly worth 30 million pounds with the club. 

Eric Bailly Current Team

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He made his United debut in the FA Community Shield against Leicester City in August 2016. He was named man of the match in the same match.

He made his Premier League debut against Bournemouth in August 2016. 

He was voted the club's Player of the Month for August 2016. 

He suffered a serious knee injury during the 4-0 loss at Chelsea in October 2016. 

He was part of Manchester United squad that won the 2016-17 Europa League, FA Community Shield, and UEFA Europa League. 

He scored the first league goal of his club career against Swansea City on 19 August 2017. 

He suffered an ankle injury on 8 November 2017. The injury sidelined him for around 100 days. 

He returned into action on 16 February 2018. 

He suffered a serious knee injury in a pre-season friendly against Tottenham Hotspur in July 2019. He was sidelined for four months. 

He returned into action on 10 January 2020. 

He signed a 2-year contract extension with United on 17 January 2020. 

Eric Bailly Ivory Coast

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Eric Bailly International Career

Bailly was included in the 23-man squad for the Ivory Coast team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

He made his senior international debut in a friendly against Nigeria on 11 January 2015.

He was part of the Ivorian team that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. 

He represented Ivory Coast in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. 

He scored his debut international goal in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Central African Republic on 12 October 2018. 

He was ruled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a knee injury.

 Individual Honors

CAF Team of the Year (2016, 2017, 2018)

UEFA Europa League of the Season (2016-17)

Eric Bailly Wife

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Who is Eric Bailly Dating?

Eric Bailly is a married man. He is married to Vanessa Troupah. The couple tied a knot to each other in June 2016. 

How Tall is Eric Bailly?

Eric Bailly stands at a height of 1.87 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of 77 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.

How Much is Eric Bailly Worth?

Eric Bailly earns from his professional football career. His income comes from salary, contracts, endorsements, and bonuses. He signed with Manchester United reportedly for 30 million pounds. His salary and net worth will be updated soon. 

Trivias About Eric Bailly You Need To Know.

  • He can plays as a right-back as well.
  • He wears shirt number 3 at Manchester United.
  • He was sent off in his UEFA Europa Leauge debut (playing for Villarreal against Sevilla in March 2015).
  • As a new manager of Manchester United in 2016, Jose Mourinho signed Bailly as his first player for the club.
  • He was named Man of the Match in his FA Community Shield and Premier League debut.

Frequently Asked Questions About Eric Bailly.

Where was Eric Bailly born?

Eric Bailly was born in Bingerville, Ivory Coast.

What is the color of Eric Bailly's eye?

Eric Bailly eye color is Dark Brown.

What is the color of Eric Bailly's hair?

Eric Bailly hair color is Black.

Eric Bailly Biography

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Celebrated Name Eric Bailly
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Bailly
Birth Name Eric Bertrand Bailly
Birth Date 1994-04-12
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
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Celebrated Name Eric Bailly
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Bailly
Birth Name Eric Bertrand Bailly
Birth Date 1994-04-12
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Bingerville, Ivory Coast
Nationality Ivorian
Ethnicity African ethnicity
Marital Status Married
Spouse Vanessa Troupah
Married Date 26 June 2016
Height 1.87 m ( 6 feet and 2 inches )
Weight 77 kg (170 lbs)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth His professional football career
Famous For Won 2015 Africa Cup of Nations for Ivory Coast
Position Centre-back
Current Team Manchester United
Race Black