Kalidou Koulibaly is a professional footballer who plays as a center-back for the Chelsea Premier League Club and the Senegal national team. According to Koulibaly, his upbringing was heavily influenced by a multicultural nature growing up because he grew up in an environment where you see everyone as family. There were blacks, Whites, Arabs, Africans, Christians, Muslims, yes- but they were all equal.
Koulibaly is considered one of the top ten best defenders in the world with his accurate long passes skill, passing range and ability to start an attack from the back, and his ability to read the game. He is nicknamed K2 because he a blend of enormous power, pace, aggressiveness, fantastic control, and a superb crossing point.
In this post, we shall discuss Kalidou Koulibaly Biography, Net worth, Wife, social media contacts, and everything you need to know about the new Chelsea defender.
Kalidou Koulibaly Biography and Career
Kalidou Koulibaly was born on 20th June 1991 to his Senegalese parents in Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France.
He began his career playing for SR Saint-Dies Youth Team. He spent two seasons playing for the club’s team in the Championnat de France Amateur 2 before joining Metz Club Youth Academy in 2009. He signed his first professional contract agreeing to a one-year deal in the 2010-2011 season. He made his first professional debut in 2010 in a league match against Vannes. He scored his first goal for FC Metz in 2011 as the match ended in a 3-3 draw against Clermont. Koulibaly later signed a three-year contract extension with the club, keeping him at the club till 2014. Suspension and injury kept him out of the game for the rest of the 2011-2012 season. He went on to make 23 appearances in that season.
Koulibaly later joined the Genk Belgian club on 29 June 2012 after agreeing on a four years contract deal. He made his debut
in Gents’ 2-1 defeat to Swiss side Luzern in the UEFA Europa League play-off qualifying round. He scored his first goal for Genk in a 4-2 home defeat to Anderlecht. He helped Genk win the 2012-2013 Belgian Cup after beating Cercle Brugge. He made 46 appearances in the 2012-2013 season.
Napoli officially announced the signing of Kalidou Koulibaly from Genk for £6.5 million. He signed a four-year contract. Koulibaly made his competitive debut for Napoli against Athletic Bilbao in the UEFA Champions League play-odd qualifying round on 19 August 2014. He made his Serie A debut in Napoli’s 2-1 victory over Genoa.
He scored his first goal for Napoli in a 3-3 draw with Palermo. After making history in Napoli, Koulibaly signed a contract extension with Napoli, keeping him in the club till 2023. He made 14 goals in 317 appearances for Napoli.
Kalidou Koulibaly joined Chelsea on 16 July 2020 for £33 million. He is assigned to the number 26 Jersey previously worn by Chelsea legendary captain John Terry. He played his first game for Chelsea as a substitute in their 4-0 defeat to Arsenal in pre-season.
Kalidou Koulibaly Wiki
|Real Name||Kalidou Koulibaly|
|Date of Birth||20th June 1991|
|Age||31 years old|
|Place of Birth||Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Height||6ft 1 inches or 186 centimeters or 1.86 meters|
|Children||Seni Koulibaly and Nessa Koulibaly|
Kalidou Koulibaly Net-Worth
Koulibaly’s current market value is £35 million. He earns 11 million per year. His Net-worth is currently $40 million.
Kalidou Koulibaly Marital Status
Koulibaly is currently married to Charline Oudenot. She was his childhood sweetheart. The couple has two kids together.
Kalidou Koulibaly Achievements
Koulibaly won the Italian Cup Winner in the 2019/2020 season for SSC Napoli. He also won the Italian Super Cup Winner in the 2014/2015 season for SSC Napoli.
He again won the Belgian cup winner in 2013 for KRC Genk. He was named the Senegal footballer of the years for 2017 and 2018. He was also named Serie A defender of the year in the 2018/2019 season. He again was the African African Cup Winner for Senegal in 2022. He has also been named in the Serie A team of the year four consecutive times.
Who is Kalidou Koulibaly Married?
Koulibaly is married to Charline Oudenot. She was his childhood sweetheart. The couple has two kids together. Seni Koulibaly and Nessa Koulibaly
Where was Kalidou Koulibaly born?
Kalidou Koulibaly was born on 20th June 1991 at Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France.
What is Kalidou Koulibaly age?
Kalidou Koulibaly is 31 years old.
What is Kalidou Koulibaly’s real name?
What is Kalidou Koulibaly’s Height?
Kalidou Koulibaly stands at 6 Ft. 1inches or 186centimeters or 1.86 meters.
How many Children does Kalidou Koulibaly have?
Kalidou Koulibaly have two Children. namely Seni Koulibaly and Nessa Koulibaly.