Moussa Sissoko Biography, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Height, Current Team

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Moussa Sissoko

Facts About Moussa Sissoko

Celebrated Name Moussa Sissoko
Age 32 Years
Nick Name MousMous
Birth Name Moussa Sissoko
Birth Date 1989-08-16
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality French
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Le Blanc-Mesnil, France
Horoscope Leo
Ethnicity African
Religion Muslim
Career Start 1995
Awards 2019 Tottenham Hotspur Legends' Player of the Season.
Sisters Three
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girlfriend Marylou Sidibe
Height 6 ft. 2 inches
Weight 90kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €20 Million
Salary £2.2 Million
Current Team Watford
Position Midfielder
Jersey Number 19
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

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Moussa Sissoko is a French professional football player who plays for Premier League club Watford, which he captains, and the France national team as a midfielder. He began his football career playing for local youth clubs in the Île-de-France region, such as Esperance Aulnay and AS Red Star 93. In 2003, he joined the youth team of Toulouse and began his career at the club. He spent four years in the club's youth academy and made his professional debut on 4 August 2007. On 21 January 2013, he signed for Newcastle United on a six-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £1.5 million. He made his debut for the club on 29 January 2013. On 31 August 2016, he signed for Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year deal, for £30 million. At Tottenham, he played for five seasons where he finished as runner-up in the 2016-17 Premier League and the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. On 27 August 2021, he joined Watford on a two-year contract in a deal worth around £3 million.

On the international level, he has represented France at various age levels. He has represented France at U16, U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his international team debut for France on 10 October 2009 in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification. He was a member of the France side that lost the UEFA Euro 2016 Final.  

Moussa Sissoko famous for

  • Being a French professional football player.
  • For playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Watford, which he captains.

Moussa Sissoko Bio: Parents, Nationality, Siblings

Moussa Sissoko was born on 16 August 1989. His birthplace is Le Blanc-Mesnil, France. He holds French nationality and he belongs to the African ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Muslim and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Leo. He was born to Malian parents. The name of his father and mother have been kept secret and have not been disclosed yet. As we know, his father is a construction worker and his mother is a housewife. He grew up alongside his three younger sisters. He was attracted to football at a very young age. 

Moussa Sissoko Club Career

  • He began his football career playing for local youth clubs in the Île-de-France region, such as Esperance Aulnay and AS Red Star 93. 
  • In 2003, he joined the youth team of Toulouse and began his career at the club. He spent four years in the club's youth academy. Midway through the 2006-07 season, he signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal with Toulouse until June 2010.
  • He was subsequently promoted to the club's senior team in the ensuing summer and assigned the number 22 shirt. He made his professional debut on 4 August 2007 in a 3-1 loss against Valenciennes FC. On 11 August 2017, he made his first professional start for the club in a 1-0 upset victory over the defending champions Lyon. On 1 September 2007, he scored his first professional goal for the club in a 2-0 victory against Auxerre. On 6 January 2008, he scored his second goal of the season against Paris in the Coupe de France. During his 2007-08 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions as Toulouse finished one place above relegation. 
  • On 25 July 2008, he signed a contract extension with the club until 2012. He then began his 2008-09 season featuring primarily as a substitute under Casanova, but by December, he had become a regular in the starting eleven. On 24 January 2009, he scored his first goal of the season in an 8-0 win against amateur Alsatian club FCE Schirrhein in the Coupe de France. During that season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as he helped the club finish 4th in the league and also lead the club to qualification for the newly created UEFA Europa League. Additionally, for his efforts, he was nominated for the UNFP Young Player of the Year, along with teammate Capoue who also had an outstanding season.
  • On 1 October 2009, he scored his first career Europa goal in a 2-2 draw against Belgian club Brugge in the UEFA Europa League group stage match. With his excellent performances, he was a regular in the team for the rest of the season. During his 2009-10 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions as Toulouse failed to keep pace with the league leaders and finished a disappointing 14th place in the league. 
  • On 22 September 2010, he scored his first goal of the new season in a 2-1 defeat to Boulogne-sur-Mer in the Coupe de la Ligue. On 6 February 2011, he scored twice in a 2-0 win over Monaco. During his 2010-11 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Toulouse finished in 8th place in the league.
  • During his 2011-12 season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Toulouse again finished in 8th place in the league.
  • During his first half of the 2012-13 season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 21 January 2013, he signed for Newcastle United on a six-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £1.5 million. He was given the number 7 shirt. He made his debut for the club on 29 January 2013 in a 2-1 win against Aston Villa. On 2 February 2012, he scored his first goal for the club, scoring both the equalising and winning goals in a 3-2 comeback victory against Chelsea at St James’ Park. In his first season, he made 18 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 30 November 2013, he scored his first goal of the 2013-14 season in a 2-1 win against West Bromwich Albion. On 1 March 2014, he scored twice in a 4-1 win against Hull City. During that season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • In the 2014-15 season, he was given the captain's armband after Fabricio Coloccini sustained an injury. In his first match starting as captain, he scored his first league goal of the season in a 1-0 win over Queens Park Rangers. On 29 November 2014, he was shown two yellows in the space of 45 seconds, in a 1-0 away defeat to West Ham United. On 1 January 2015, he scored his second league goal of the season, as Newcastle drew 3-3 against Burnley. On 13 April 2015, he was sent off in an away match at Liverpool, receiving a second yellow card from referee Lee Mason, after a dangerous tackle to Lucas Leiva. During his 2014-15 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as he helped the club clinch their Premier League safety.
  • During his 2015-16 season, he was made captain for the final six games of the season, and in his first game as captain on 16 April 2016, he scored his one and only goal of the campaign in a 3-0 home victory against Swansea City. This sparked a six-game unbeaten run in Newcastle's relegation battle, which included creditable draws against Liverpool and Manchester City, and a final day 5-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur. During that season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as Newcastle United was unable to escape the drop zone and was relegated to the Championship. 
  • On 31 August 2016, he signed for Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year deal, for £30 million. At Tottenham, he played for five seasons where he made over 200 appearances for the club and scored 5 goals in all the competitions. At Tottenham, he also finished as runner-up in the 2016-17 Premier League and the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League.
  • On 27 August 2021, he joined Watford on a two-year contract in a deal worth around £3 million. He made his debut for the club on 29 August 2021 in a 1-0 loss against his former club Tottenham Hotspur. On 23 February 2022, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 loss against Crystal Palace. 


Moussa Sissoko International Career

  • He has represented France at various age levels. 
  • He has represented France at U16, U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his France U16 team debut on 4 January 2005 in a 3-0 friendly win against Turkey in Manisa.
  • With the France U17 team, his playing time increased as France attempted to qualify for the 2006 UEFA European U17 Football Championship. 
  • He made his France U17 team debut on 2 November 2005 in the team's opening competitive match against England. 
  • On 26 February 2006, he scored his first youth international goal in the team's second group stage match of the Algarve Cup against the Netherlands. 
  • With the France U18 team, he appeared in all eight matches the team contested as France nearly went undefeated losing their only match 1-0 to Germany in Kehl. 
  • He was included in the France U19 squad for the 2008 UEFA U19 Championship qualification matches.
  • He made his France U19 team debut on 28 October 2007 in a 5-0 rout of Luxembourg in the first qualifying round.
  • He earned his first call up to the France U21 team for their friendly match against Bosnia ad Herzegovina on 9 September 2008. He subsequently made his debut in the match, in which France won 1-0.
  • He featured with the team frequently as they were attempting to qualify for the 2011 UEFA European U21 Football Championship. The team's ultimate failure to qualify for the competition effectively ended his U21 career, though he still appeared in friendly matches against Turkey, Denmark, and Russia in 2010 as he was still eligible to participate in non-competitive matches. 
  • On 3 August 2009, he earned his first call up to the senior team for a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against the Faroe Islands but he did not make his debut in the match.
  • He made his international team debut for France on 10 October 2009 in a 5-0 win against the Faroe Islands in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification. 
  • On 13 May 2014, he was named to France’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He made his FIFA World Cup debut on 5 March 2014, coming on as a substitute in France's 3-0 group win over Honduras. 
  • On 20 June 2014, he scored his first international goal for France in a 5-2 win against Switzerland in the 2014 FIFA World Cup group stage match. 
  • He was a member of the France side that lost the UEFA Euro 2016 Final.  
  • On 17 May 2018, he was named on the standby list for the 23 man French squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but due to his poor club form, he was not part of the French squad that won the World Cup. 
  • With a good club performance in the 2018-19 season, he was again back in the national squad and played a role in the Euro 2020 qualifiers for France.
  • Since making his debut, he obtained over 70 caps for France. 


Awards

  • Won the 2019 Tottenham Hotspur Legends' Player of the Season.

Moussa Sissoko Market Value: Net Worth, Salary

He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earning is from his football career. In January 2013, he signed for Newcastle United on a six-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £1.5 million. In August 2016, he signed for Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year deal, for £30 million. In August 2021, he joined Watford on a two-year contract in a deal worth around £3 million. The net worth of Moussa Sissoko as of 2022 is believed to have €20 million where he received £2.2 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €8 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.   

Moussa Sissoko Relationship: Wife, Girlfriend, Dating

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. He is in a long-term relationship with Marylou Sidibe who have been together for a long time. Despite dating for so long they are still not married. Although they do not show much presence on social media, they are very close to each other. Any updates on his love life will be updated here. 

Moussa Sissoko Height, Weight, Size

Moussa Sissoko stands at a height of 1.87m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 90kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Did You Know?

  • He was born to Malian parents.
  • He started playing football at the age of 6.
  • He made his professional debut on 4 August 2007.
  • Alongside his native French, he also speaks English.
  • He wears shirt number 19 for Watford.