Ibrahima Konate Biography

Ibrahima Konate

Quick Facts About Ibrahima Konate

Celebrated Name Ibrahima Konate
Age 22 Years
Nick Name IbraKona
Birth Name Ibrahima Konate
Birth Date 1999-05-25
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality French
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Paris, France
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity African
Religion Islam
Career Start 2009
Brothers Moriba Konate
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 4 inches
Weight 95kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €5 Million
Salary £1.8 Million
Current Team Liverpool
Position Centre-back
Jersey Number 6
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Ibrahima Konate is a French professional football player who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the France U21 national team as a centre-back. He started playing football for the youth team of Paris FC in 2009 and played until 2014. In 2014, he joined the youth team of Sochaux and made his debut his professional debut for the club on 7 February 2017, at the age of 17. On 12 June 2017, he joined RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga on a five-year contract and made his debut for the club on 1 October 2017. On 28 May 2021, Liverpool announced the signing of him from RB Leipzig having triggered his release clause of £36 million. He would join the club on 1 July 2021, subject to international clearance and a work permit. 

On the international level, he has represented France at various age levels. He has represented France at U16, U17, U19, U20, and U21 levels. He is yet to make his France national team debut.

What is Konate Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Where is Konate From?

Ibrahima Konate was born on 24 May 1999. His birthplace is in Paris, France. He was born into a large family where he is one of the youngest sons born to his parents. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He grew up with his little brother Moriba Konate. He holds French nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His religion is Islam. His horoscope sign is Gemini.

Ibrahima Konate Sochaux

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Konate Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Paris FC in 2009 and played until 2014.
  • In 2014, he joined the youth team of Sochaux and made his debut his professional debut for the club on 7 February 2017, at the age of 17 in a 1-0 loss against AJ Auxerre. On 7 April 2017, he scored his first professional goal in a 2-2 draw against Chamois Niort. In the 2016-17 season, he made 13 appearances and scored once in all the competitions.
  • On 12 June 2017, he joined RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga on a five-year contract and made his debut for the club on 1 October 2017 in a 2-1 win against 1. FC Koln. In his first season, he made 22 appearances in all the competitions.
  • On 9 August 2018, he scored his first goal for RB Leipzig in a 3-1 win against Universitatea Craiova. During the 2018-2019 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • During the 2019-20 season, due to his injury, he was kept out of the field for the rest of the season where he ended that season with 11 appearances in all the competitions.

Ibrahima Konate RB

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  • During the 2020-2021 season, he made 21 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • On 28 May 2021, Liverpool announced the signing of him from RB Leipzig having triggered his release clause of £36 million. He would join the club on 1 July 2021, subject to international clearance and a work permit. 

Konate International Career

  • He has represented France at various age levels. 
  • He has represented France at U16, U17, U19, U20, and U21 levels. 
  • He is yet to make his France national team debut.

Ibrahima Konate France

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Konate Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is too young to get married. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Konate Height and Weight

Konate stands at a height of 1.94m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 95kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Konate Net Worth and Salary

Konate 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 €5 million and his salary is £1.8 million His market value is around €35 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 10.
  • He wears shirt number 6 for RB Leipzig.
  • He is yet to make his France national team debut.