Famara Diedhiou Biography

Famara Diedhiou

Quick Facts About Famara Diedhiou

Celebrated Name Famara Diedhiou
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Famara
Birth Name Famara Diedhiou
Birth Date 1992-12-15
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Senegalese
Birth Nation Senegal
Place Of Birth Saint-Louis, Senegal
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity African
Religion Muslim
Career Start 2012
Marital Status Married
Height 6 ft. 4 inches
Weight 80kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Current Team Bristol City
Position Striker
Jersey Number 9
Links Twitter Instagram

Famara Diedhiou is a Senegalese football player who plays as a striker for the English Football League Championship club Bristol City and the Senegal national team. He started his football career at ASM Belfort in 2012 and moved to Epinal in the same year. In 2013, he moved to Gazelec Ajaccio and played there for a year. In 2014, he joined FC Sochaux-Montbeliard from Gazelec Ajaccio and made his League 2 debut on 2 August 2014. On 2 February 2015, he joined Clermont Foot on a loan and played there for two seasons. In summer 2016, he joined Ligue 1 club Angers SCO on a transfer fee of £1.36 million and played for one year. On 28 June 2017, he signed a four-year contract with English Championship club Bristol City for a club-record transfer fee of £5.3 million.

On the international level, he has represented himself in Senegal national team. He made his international debut in 2014.

What is Famara Diedhiou Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Where is Famara Diedhiou From?

Famara Diedhiou was born on 15 December 1992. His birthplace is Saint-Louis, Senegal. He holds Senegalese nationality. He belongs to African ethnicity. His religion is Muslim. His horoscope sign is Sagittarius.

Famara Diedhiou stats

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Famara Diedhiou Football Career Timeline

  • He started his football career at ASM Belfort in 2012 where he has made 11 appearances and scored 3 goals for the club.
  • In the same year, he moved to Epinal. There he made 30 appearances and scored 12 goals for the club.
  • In 2013, he moved to Gazelec Ajaccio and played there for one year. He made 33 appearances and scored 13 goals for the club. 
  • In 2014, he joined FC Sochaux-Montbeliard from Gazelec Ajaccio.
  • On 2 August 2014, he made his League 2 debut in a 0-1 home defeat against US Orleans on the opening day of the 2014-15 season.
  • On 22 August 2014, he scored his first Ligue 2 goal against AC Arles-Avignon.
  • On 2 February 2015, he joined Clermont Foot on a loan and played there for two seasons. There he made 50 appearances and scored 23 goals for the club.
  • In summer 2016, he joined Ligue 1 club Angers SCO on a transfer fee of £1.36 million and played only one season for the club. He made 35 appearances and scored 9 goals for the club.

Famara Diedhiou awards

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  • On 28 June 2017, he signed a four-year contract with English Championship club Bristol City for a club-record transfer fee of £5.3 million.
  • On 5 August 2017, he scored on his debut for Bristol City in a 3-1 win over Barnsley.
  • With his scoring in the 2-0 upset against Premier League opponents Stoke City in the third round, Bristol City reached the semi-finals of the EFL Cup in the 2017-18 season.
  • In his first season at the club, he finished as the club's 2nd top scorer behind Bobby Reid, scoring 14 goals in 36 appearances in all competitions.
  • In May 2018 he received a six-match ban due to a spitting incident in a match against Birmingham City in April 2018 and was suspended for the opening six matches of the 2018-19 season.
  • In the second consecutive seasons during the 2018/19 campaign, he scored 13 goals in the league and finished as Bristol City's top scorer with 13 goals in all competitions.

Famara Diédhiou Senegal

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Famara Diedhiou International Career

  • He has represented himself in Senegal senior national team. 
  • He made his Senegal national team debut in 2014.
  • He scored his first goal for Senegal in a 2-0 win over Namibia in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. 
  • He scored his in a friendly vs Brazil, scoring a penalty after Sadio Mane was fouled in the penalty area.

Famara Diedhiou Wife

Looking at his personal life, Famara Diedhiou is a married man. He has not revealed any information about his wife. He maintains a private life and is living his life happily.

Famara Diedhiou Height

Famara Diedhiou stands at a height of 1.92m i.e.6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 80kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Famara Diedhiou Salary and Net Worth

Famara Diedhiou 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 and salary is not revealed yet. Any updates on his net worth and salary will be updated here.

Did You Know?

  • In May 2018 he received a six-match ban due to a spitting incident in a match against Birmingham City in April 2018 and was suspended for the opening six matches of the 2018-19 season.
  • On 4 November 2020, Famara and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 and they immediately self-isolated.
  • He wears shirt number 9 for Bristol City.