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Idrissa Gueye

Facts About Idrissa Gueye

Celebrated Name Idrissa Gueye
Age 32 Years
Nick Name Gana
Birth Name Idrissa Gana Gueye
Birth Date 1989-09-26
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Senegalese
Birth Nation Senegal
Place Of Birth Dakar, Senegal
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Muslim
Career Start 2007
Awards 2018-19 Everton Players’ Player of the Season
Mother Marie Gueye
Siblings Two brothers
Marital Status Married
Wife Pauline Gueye
Children Isaac and Ismael
Height 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight 66kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €19.5 Million
Salary €4 Million
Current Team Paris Saint-Germain
Position Defensive midfielder
Jersey Number 27
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

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Idrissa Gana Gueye is a Senegalese professional football player who plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Senegal national team as a defensive midfielder. He spent his early career in Senegal for Diambars before joining French club Lille in 2008. He broke through into the first team in the 2010-11 season, in which Lille won Ligue 1, and became a regular starter in the league and the UEFA Champions League over the following four seasons. On 10 July 2015, he joined English Premier League club Aston Villa for a £9 million transfer fee. He made his debut for the club on 8 August 2015. After Aston Villa was relegated from the Premier League, on 2 August 2016, Everton triggered a release clause in his contract, reported to be £7.1 million, and signed him to a four-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2016. After playing three seasons at Everton, on 30 July 2019, he signed for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of £30 million. He made his debut for the club on 25 August 2019. 

On the international level, he has represented Senegal at various age levels. He has represented Senegal at his youth levels and the senior level. He made his international team debut for Senegal on 11 November 2011. He has also represented Senegal at the 2012 Olympics, and 2015, 2017, and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. In May 2018, he was named in Senegal's 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 

What is Idrissa Gueye Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2010-11 Ligue 1 with Lille. 
  • Won the 2010-11 Coupe de France with Lille.
  • Won the 2019-20 Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain. 
  • Won 2019-20, 2020-21 Coupe de France with Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won the 2019-20 Coupe de Ligue with Paris Saint-Germain.

Individual

  • Won the 2018-19 Everton Players’ Player of the Season.

Where is Idrissa Gueye From?

Idrissa Gana Gueye was born on 26 September 1989. His birthplace is Dakar, Senegal. He was born to his mother, Marie Gueye, and his father whose name is unknown. He was raised alongside his two brothers whom little known about and his yet to identified young siblings. He holds Senegalese nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His religion is Muslim. His horoscope sign is Libra.

Idrissa Gueye Lille

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Idrissa Gueye Club Career

  • He spent his early career in Senegal for Diambars before joining French club Lille in 2008.
  • He broke through into the first team of Lille in the 2010-11 season, in which Lille won Ligue 1, and became a regular starter in the league and the UEFA Champions League over the following four seasons.
  • On 10 July 2015, he joined English Premier League club Aston Villa for a £9 million transfer fee. He made his debut for the club on 8 August 2015 in a 1-0 away victory over AFC Bournemouth. On 19 January 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 over Wycombe Wanderers in the third round replay of the FA Cup. During his 2015-16 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Aston Villa was relegated from the Premier League that season. 
  • After Aston Villa was relegated from the Premier League, on 2 August 2016, Everton triggered a release clause in his contract, reported to be £7.1 million, and signed him to a four-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2016 in a 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspurs. He made the highest number of successful tackles and interceptions per match across Europe's top five leagues over the 2016 calendar year. On 25 February 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against Sunderland at Goodison Park. He became the first player in Europe's top five leagues to win 100 tackles in the 2016-17 season. During that season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.

Idrissa Gueye Aston Villa

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  • On 17 August 2017, he scored his first goal for Everton in European competition in the UEFA Europa League play-off round first leg against Hajduk Split. In February 2018, he extended his contract with Everton until 2022. During his 2017-18 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 35 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions as he was awarded the club's joint Player's Player of the Year that season along with Lucas Digne. 
  • After playing three seasons at Everton, on 30 July 2019, he signed for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of £30 million. He made his debut for the club on 25 August 2019 in a 4-0 win against Toulouse. On 5 October 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-0 win against SCO Angers. In his first season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Paris Saint-Germain won the Ligue 1, Coupe de France, and Coupe de Ligue that season. That season, Paris Saint-Germain also finished as a runner-up in the Champions League, failing to beat Bayern Munich in the final.

Idrissa Gueye Everton

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  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 44 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Paris Saint-Germain won the Coupe de France and made the semi-finals of the Champions League, losing to Manchester City. 
  • After having been suspended for two Champions League matches due to a red card in the first leg of the semi-final against Man City in April 2021, he made his return to European football in a 2-0 win over the Citizens on 28 September 2021. He scored the opening goal of the match, his first goal in the Champions League, and was given the Player of the Match award.

Idrissa Gueye PSG

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Idrissa Gueye International Career

  • He has represented Senegal at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Senegal at his youth levels and the senior level. 
  • He made his international team debut for Senegal on 11 November 2011 in a 4-1 friendly win against Guinea. 
  • He has also represented Senegal at the 2012 Olympics, and 2015, 2017, and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. 

Idrissa Gueye Senegal

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  • On 10 June 2017, he scored his first international goal for Senegal in a 3-0 win against Equatorial Guinea in an African Cup of Nations qualification. 
  • In May 2018, he was named in Senegal's 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Idrissa Gueye Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, Idrissa Gueye is a married guy. He got married to his long-term girlfriend, Pauline Gueye who have been with each other since 2014. The couple is blessed with two children: Isaac and Ismael. He has an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Idrissa Gueye family

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Idrissa Gueye Height and Weight

Idrissa Gueye stands at a height of 1.74m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 66kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Idrissa Gueye Net Worth and Salary

Idrissa Gueye earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2015, he joined English Premier League club Aston Villa for a £9 million transfer fee. After Aston Villa was relegated from the Premier League, in August 2016, Everton triggered a release clause in his contract, reported to be £7.1 million, and signed him to a four-year contract. After playing three seasons at Everton, in July 2019, he signed for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of £30 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €19.5 million and his salary is €4 million. His market value is around €13 million. 

Did You Know?

  • During the 2016-17 season, he became the first player in Europe's top five leagues to win 100 tackles.
  • He has represented Senegal at the 2012 Olympics, and 2015, 2017, and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
  • He wears shirt number 27 for Paris Saint-Germain.
  • 2018-19 Everton Players’ Player of the Season.