Famara Diediou is a professional football player. Since 2021, he is a member of the Super Lig club Alanyaspor and the Senegal national team. He is a striker for both the club and the national team. Famara was born on December 15, 1992 in Saint-Louis, Senegal, to his father, Paul Theroux, and his Senegalese mother.
|First and last name||Famara Diediou|
|Country of birth||Senegal|
|Father name||Paul Theroux|
|Sexual orientation||Straight ahead|
|Awards||Ligue 2 best player|
|Net value||$4.8 million|
|Date of birth||December 15, 1992|
How did Famara become interested in football?
Famara said he was exposed to football on the street, as every Senegalese played football on the street in his youth. His mother encouraged him to focus on his school work, so after graduation he focused entirely on football. He started training in the morning and afternoon by joining various local groups.
The perspective of Famara’s Clermont teammate
Famara performed strongly for Clermont while on loan from Sochaux, according to his colleague Mehdi Jeannin, who served the club as a goalkeeper. Eugene Ekobo said that Famara always prepared well for his future battles. Mehdi described Famara as an excellent striker who could score with both his leg and foot. Mehdi expressed a desire to see Famara play for English teams as he had the necessary profile.
Will Famara Diedhiou play at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar?
As the Senegal national team qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup by winning the third round of the CAF, the respective national team’s 26 men would make their World Cup debut. Aliou Cisse, the coach of the Senegal national team, stated that Famara will also be part of the national team. Famara will make his international debut at the World Cup. He will play striker for the national team.
The motivation to become a good striker
In an interview, Famara said that he is currently at the top because of his tremendous hard work. He said it all started with preparing for such a great career as a striker. He said he always followed the coach’s suggestions. He always took the coach’s detailed instructions seriously, as it was his job. He said there is no need to be serious all the time as he used to have fun with his colleagues after workouts.
Famara has a net worth of $4.8 million. Alanyaspor, his current Super Lig team, paid him around $2.6 million over the course of his three-year contract. As a player of Alanyaspor he is paid 800,000 dollars a year. In addition, his deal with his former club Bristol City was the richest ever paid by the club at $6.3 million.