Amad Diallo - Updated Jul 2024

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Abidjan, Ivory Coast
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Amad Diallo

Amad Diallo is a professional footballer from Ivory Coast. Amad Diallo presently plays for Manchester United in the Premier League and the Ivory Coast national team. His position in the game is a winger.

Early Life

Amad Diallo was born on the 11th July of 2002, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. According to his birth date, he is 21 years old and holds an Ivorian. In addition, he has a zodiac sign of Cancer and belongs to the African ethnicity.

Regarding his religion, he believes in Muslims. He is the son of Hamed Mamadou Traore (father) and Marina (mother). He was raised along with his brother Hamed Traore.

His brother Hamed is also a footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Sassuolo and the Ivory Coast national team.

Amad Diallo – Education

Talking about his academic career, he went to Atalanta’s Youth Academy. Other than that, there is no further information regarding his academic qualifications.

Professional Life

Amad Diallo began playing football in September 2014 with the Boca Barco youth club, and the following December, he impressed the tournament’s organizers by scoring the most goals while being the youngest player on the field. He joined the Atalanta youth team in 2015, where he won two Campionato Primavera 1 championships and started his professional career.

After rising through the Atalanta youth systems, he scored on his senior team debut on October 27, 2019, in a 7-1 victory over Udinese at home, becoming the first player born in 2002 to score in Serie A. He made 3 appearances for the team during the 2019–20 season, scoring once across all competitions.

On November 28, 2020, he made his league debut as a 77th-minute replacement in a 2-0 home loss to Hellas Verona. On December 1, 2020, he made his club’s Champions League debut in a 1-1 tie with FC Midtjylland.

Signed with the Premier League club Manchester United

He signed a five-year deal with Manchester United of the Premier League on January 2, 2021, with the possibility of an additional year, for a reported sum of between €25 million and €40 million, bonuses included. Moreover, he made his Under-23s debut on January 30, 2021, and scored twice in a 6-3 victory over Liverpool.

He made his first-team United debut on February 18, 2021, in a 4-0 away victory over Real Sociedad in the first leg of a round of 32 matches. In addition, he scored his first goal for United on March 11, 2021, in a 1-1 draw at home against AC Milan during a round of 16 Europa League match.

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Caption: Amad Diallo playing for Red Devil, Manchester United (Source: The Busby Babe)

He was chosen by the IFFHS on March 13, 2021, for their 2020 CAF Youth Team of the Year (U20). On March 21, 2021, he played in his first FA Cup match, a 3-1 away loss to Leicester City in the quarterfinals. He entered the game in the 84th minute as a substitute.

It was the first time in 15 years that a youngster assisted another for a Premier League goal when he made his league debut for the team on May 11, 2021, in a 2-1 loss to Leicester City. He made 8 appearances for the team during the 2020–21 season, scoring once across all competitions.

Playing for Scottish Premiership club Rangers

He was given a season-long loan to Scottish Premiership team Rangers on January 27, 2022. He scored his first goal for the team in a 3-3 tie with Ross County on January 29, 2022. Moreover, he played for Rangers on loan for a total of 13 times, making 3 goals in all competitions as Rangers won the Scottish Cup that year.

International career

At various ages, he has represented the Ivory Coast. Both at the U23 and senior levels, he has represented the Ivory Coast. On March 18, 2021, he received his first contact with the Ivory Coast national team in preparation for its March 26 and March 30 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Niger and Ethiopia, respectively.

On March 26, 2021, in the Ivory Coast’s 3-0 victory over Niger in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, he made his senior international team debut. He scored his first goal for the Ivory Coast’s senior team on June 5, 2021, in a 2-1 friendly victory over Burkina Faso at home. He was selected to the Ivory Coast Olympic team for the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 3, 2021. On July 22, 2021, he made his Olympic debut for the Ivory Coast in a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia.

Diallo joined Manchester United in January 2021 and was then loaned to Rangers and Sunderland in 2022.

For the Ivory Coast, Diallo earned his senior international debut during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications.

Amad Diallo – Awards

Talking about his awards, he won the 2020 FFHS CAF Youth Team of the Year.  Likewise, he won the 2021-22 Scottish Cup with Rangers.

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Caption: Amad Diallo receiving a trophy (Source: SportMob)

Net Worth 2024

As a professional footballer, he has a net worth of around €10 million and he received £1.4 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His market value is also at €15 million.

Amad Diallo – Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status,  Amad Diallo is too young to have a girlfriend now. He is currently believed to be single because there have been no reports or rumors of him dating anyone. He has also offered no sign of his love prospects or dating history.

On his social media profiles, he hasn’t posted any pictures of himself with any girls. It appears that he is more focused on developing his profession than finding love.

Body Measurements

Amad stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 72 kg. Moreover, he has black hair with dark brown eyes color and he has an athletic body build.

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Caption: Amad Diallo celebrates after a goal by him for his team (Source: Globe Answer)

Social Media

On Amad’s Instagram, there are more than 1 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 519.4k followers on Twitter and there are more than 78k followers on Facebook.