Today is Sadio Mane’s 28th Birthday, help us celebrate the forward’s big day with a tribute to his career so far.
Today, Liverpool forward Sadio Mane turns 28.
Mane started out his career in his native Senegal, before making the move to Europe with Ligue 1 side Metz.
After just six months in France, he was snapped up by Austrian side RB Salzburg.
He was just 20 years old at the time. The giants of Austrian football have a habit of developing young talent. Mane was no different.
It was not long until the world’s top division of football the Premier League were paying interest in the player.
After scoring 45 goals and having 32 assists in just 87 games for Salzburg, his big break came. Southampton paid 23 million Euros for him.
Just as he had at previous teams, it was not long before he was noticed by an even bigger club.
There was talk of a move to Manchester United, but after chopping and changing managers, the Red Devils missed out on him.
Mane signed for Liverpool in 2016 for over 40 million Euros.
It is with Liverpool he has risen to the top of the footballing tree.
Mane has been in sensational form this season, playing a crucial role in Liverpool’s assault on the Premier League, in what will undoubtedly be their first league title in 30 years.
Here is a collection of some of Mane’s best moments, courtesy of Youtuber