Yves Bissouma Bio, Net Worth, Family, Transfer, Position, Age, Facts

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Yves Bissouma

Facts About Yves Bissouma

Celebrated Name Yves Bissouma
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Yves
Birth Name Yves Bissouma
Birth Date 1996-08-30
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Issia, Ivory Coast
Birth Nation Ivory Coast
Nationality Ivorian
Ethnicity Ivorian-black
Race Black
Religion Christian
Horoscope Virgo
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth football career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Salary £1,300,000 per year
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 80 kg
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Atheltic
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Yves Bissouma is a versatile professional footballer who is well recognized for playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the Mali national team. He signed with the top-flight club in 2018 after years spent in France's Ligue 1 with Lille. He also played in Majestic SC's youth academy between 2009-2014. Yves led Mali to a runner-up finish at the 2016 African Nations Championship and scored his first goal with Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. during their FA Cup run in 2019. Also, he was named in Mali's squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be played in January 2022.

Yves Bissouma Famous For

  • Being a professional footballer.
  • For playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the Mali national team.

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What is nationality of Yves Bissouma?

Yves Bissouma took birth on 30th August 1996 in Issia, Ivory Coast. He is of Ivorian nationality and he belongs to the Ivorian-black ethnicity. Likewise, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is black. Yves celebrates his every birthday on 30th August and he has celebrated his 25th birthday as of 2021. As per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He has not shared any details regarding his family members and educational qualification.

Yves Bissouma career

  • Yves Bissouma jumps off his football career at the Majestic SC academy in 2009, where he played with Malian international Adama Traore after which he joined AS Real Bamako in 2014.

Lille

  • Bissouma signed his first professional contract with the club, with a duration of three years on 7th July 2016, four months after having arrived at Lille OSC from AS Real Bamako.

Brighton & Hove Albion

  • Bissouma transferred to English side Brighton & Hove Albion for an undisclosed fee on 17th July 2018, signing a five-year contract with the club, and made his debut for the Sussex club on the opening day of the 2018-2019 Premier League season in a 2-0 away loss to Watford where he came on as a substitute.
  • He then made his first start in Brighton's third match of the season where they lost 1-0 away at Liverpool as well as scored his first Albion goal on his FA Cup debut in a 3-1 away win against south-coast rivals Bournemouth in the third round on 5th January 2019.
  • He scored his first-ever Premier League goal on the last day of the 2019-2020 season with a long-range shot in a 2-1 away win against Burnley and scored his first goal of the season in a 4-2 away defeat against Everton on the 3rd October.
  • Bissouma scored a 30-yard goal to put Brighton ahead in a 2-1 home win against Blackpool on 23rd January 2021, in a fourth-round FA Cup tie.
  • In his second match of the 2021-2022 season, he made his first Albion assist, to Neal Maupay in a 2-0 home victory over Watford on 21st August and scored his first goal of the season on 5th February 2022, putting Brighton one behind Tottenham in an eventual 3-1 away loss in the FA Cup fourth round.
  • Subsequently, Yves was suspended for Brighton's 3-0 away loss at Manchester City and 2-2 home draw against Southampton after picking up 10 yellow cards in April.
  • Later he scored a 20-yard effort finding the bottom corner after returning from suspension, scoring Albions' third in the 3-0 away victory over Wolves taking Brighton's point tally to 44, breaking their record of 41 in the Premier League. 
  • He played the whole match of the 4-0 home win against Manchester United which was his biggest ever top-flight victory.
  • It was announced on 14th June that Tottenham agreed to a £30m deal for Bissouma.

International career

  • Yves Bissouma participated in the 2016 African Nations Championship with Mali and he was substituted in the 76th minute and scored the decisive goal for 1-0 in the 89th minute in the semi-final against the Ivory Coast. But they went on to lose in the final against DR Congo.
  • He was named in Mali's squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be played in January 2022.
  • He also made an appearance in the first match on 13th January, coming on as a 59th-minute substitute replacing Adama Traore in the 1-0 controversial victory over Tunisia.
  • On 26th January, he played in all four of Mali's matches as they were knocked out via penalties against Equatorial Guniea in the round of 16.

Awards and Achivements

Mali

  • African Nations Championship runner-up: 2016

Transfer News

  • Brighton & Hove Albion on 17/07/2018 for 16.9M €
  • Lille OSC on 07/07/2016
  • LOSC Lille B on 01/03/2016
  • S Real Bamako on 01/07/2015 From JMG Bamako

Is Yves Bissouma in relationship?

Yves Bissouma is an unmarried footballer. He is very much private about his relationship status as he has not shared a word about his private life with the public. So we can surely assume that Yves is currently living a single life. He's in fact got a lot going on for him career-wise, so probably he does not have much time left for relationships and all. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Furthermore, Yves has been banned from driving in the United Kingdom on two occasions due to repeated speeding offenses in 2019 and 2021. Sussex Police arrested Bissouma on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman on 6th October 2021. He was led out of The Arch, a nightclub in Brighton, with handcuffs. He was initially bailed until 3 November; his bail was later extended to 6th December. It was announced on 8th December that he had been bailed for a further four weeks. A further update in January 2022 from Sussex Police noted that he was currently released under investigation while inquiries continue.

How much does Yves Bissouma earn?

Yves Bissouma has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022 whereas he has also a fine amount of salary which is around £1,300,000 per year. His current market value is €35.00m as of 29th March 2022 which is also his highest market value till now. He's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. In addition, his major source of income is his football career.

How tall is Yves Bissouma?

Yves Bissouma is 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) tall and his body weighs around 80 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is athletic.

Did You Know?

  • He signed with the top flight club in 2018 after years spent in France's Ligue 1 with Lille.
  • He has gained fame for his international club career, including for the English Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
  • He played in Majestic SC's youth academy between 2009-2014.
  • He led Mali to a runner-up finish at the 2016 African Nations Championship.
  • He scored his first goal with Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. during their FA Cup run in 2019.