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Who is Ismaïla Sarr?
Ismaila Sarr is a professional Senegalese footballer who plays as a winger for EFL Championship club Watford and the Senegal national team.
How Old Is Ismaila Sarr?
He is 24 years old as of November 2022, having been born on February 25, 1998, in Saint-Louis, Senegal. Ismaila shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Noah Jupe, Case Walker, Jakob Greer, James Phelps, Jake Tuonto, and many more.
Ismaila Sarr Family
Who are Ismaila Sarr’s Parents?
He was born to Abdoulaye Sarr Naar Gaad (Father) and Marieme Ba (Mother).
Does Ismaila Sarr have Siblings?
He has four siblings by name of Papis Sarr, Kine Sarr, Badar Sarr, and Ndeye Ami Sarr.
Imaila Sarr Education
He received his high school education at Oumar Syr Diagne School. After high school, he attended The University of Dakar where he studied engineering.
Ismaila Sarr’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he is married to the love of his life Fatou Sarr.
Ismaila Sarr Kids
News on the internet shows that he and his wife Fatour have one kid, a daughter. However, his daughter’s name is not mentioned on the internet.
Ismaila Sarr Club Career
An Early Career
Being born in Senegal, he began his football career with the Senegalese football club Generation Foot.
A Career at Metz
He signed his first professional contract on July 13, 2016, with FC Metz for five years. On August 13, 2016, he made his league debut against Lille OSC at Stade Saint-Symphorien, FC Metz’s home ground, which Metz won by 3-2. In this match, he played 20 minutes, after he was substituted for Florent Mollet.
A Career at Stade Rennais
He went on and signed a four-year contract with Ligue 1 side Rennes on July 26, 2017. The transfer fee paid to Metz was reported as €17 or 20 million depending on the source. He picked the transfer to Rennes over a move to FC Barcelona. On December 13, 2018, he scored twice in the second half (including a penalty) as Rennes clinched their place in the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League knockout phase with a (Group K, Matchday 6) 2-0 home win over FC Astana.
A Career at Watford
On August 8, 2019, he joined the Premiere League club, Watford, on a five-year contract. The transfer fee paid to Rennes was a club record for Watford and reported as “in the region of £30 million. On August 27, 2019, he scored his first goal for Watford in an EFL Cup tie against Coventry City. The following year on February 29, he picked up two goals and an assist in Watford’s 3-0 home victory over defending UEFA Champions League winners Liverpool.
Thus handing them their first defeat of the 2019-20 season and ending the club’s 44-match unbeaten league run. On April 24, 2021, he scored from the penalty spot in Watford’s 1-0 home win over Milwall in the Championship. This made Watford seal their return to the Premier League after one season. Overall, he ended as Watford’s top scorer for the 2020-21 season, scoring thirteen goals. He continued from where he left off as he season in Watford’s 3-2 win against Aston Villa in their opening game of the 2021-22 Premiere League season.
An International Career
In addition, to playing football at the club level, he also played football internationally. Thus he has represented his country with the Senegal U23 national team. He then played in the 2016 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in 2015. At that time, his age was only 17. For the first time in September 2016, he played with Senegal national team in a match against Namibia in Dakar (2-0) for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications.
As a symbol, he came into play in the 67th minute in place of the former resident of Generation Foot and Metz, Sadio Mane. He scored his first international goal on January 8, 2017, in a friendly match against Libya in Stade Municipal de Kintele, Brazzaville. Moreover, he was named in Senegal’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The following year, he was part of the Senegal squad that reached the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, for only the second time in the nation’s history. On July 19, 2019, he played the full 90 minutes of the final as they lost 1-0 to Algeria. However, he suffered an ankle injury in November 2019, whilst on international duty.
Ismaila Sarr Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1 inch (1.85m) and a weight of 76kg (167 lbs).
Ismaila Sarr’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of £3,276,000 and an approximate net worth of €6 million.