Early Life of Kalidou Koulibaly
Kaludou Koulibaly is from Senegal and plays for the Saudi Pro League club Al-Hilal. He was born in Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France. Koulibaly was born on June 20, 1991.
His parents are African, and they moved to France from their ancestral home in the West African country of Senegal in search of a better life. This was a significant decision and impacted their lives a lot.
Kalidou spent his early life in the small city of France with his family members.
Early Life and Football Beginnings
From a very young age, Kaludou was interested in football. He was excellent in sports and academics as well. It was a great blend of sportsmanship and intellect.
In an interview, he said he quickly completed the homework after school and ran to the football field to play the game.
Kalidou Koulibaly Club Career
The first club Kalidou joined was in his local town, Sporting Réunis Saint-Dié football club based in France. He joined this club in 1999 till 2003 and started his youth career.
Then, in 2003, he joined Football Club de Metz and stayed there for another three years till 2006.
In 2006, Metz again signed him to play for their youth team. Till 2009, he was playing in youth teams.
Due to his exceptional performance, he was upgraded from the Metz youth team to the Metz-II team. He played 31 games and scored two goals. Later, in 2010, he was promoted to Metz’s main squad, where he stayed another two years.
In 2012, Belgian Club Genk got interested in Koulibaly. He signed a four-year contract with the Genk Club. With Genk, he appeared in 64 games and scored three goals.
Koulibaly Joins Napoli
He played longest with Napoli so far; he joined the club in 2014 and stayed here till 2022. Koulibaly played 236 games for Napoli and scored in 13 games.
After a long career with Napoli ended, he joined the Premier League team Chelsea FC. It was a four-year contract, and they paid a whooping £33 million fee to sign him.
His stay at Chelsea was short, and within one year, he left Chelsea and joined the Saudi Pro League club Al-Hilal on June 25, 2023.
International Career of Koulibaly
Kalidou Koulibaly was born to African parents in France. That is why Kalidou is eligible for both nations, France and Senegal.
He played for France National Team U-20 starting back in 2011. But later, in 2015, he said he wanted to serve his nation and represent them in the world; he switched sides and joined Senegal Time and still played for their national team.
After this switch of sides, he played many tournaments during his time, such as the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 and FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, and he was also part of a team in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Kalidou Koulibaly Age, Height, and Jersey Number
Kalidou Koulibaly is 32 years old, and his height is 1.86m or 6ft 1in. Koulibaly wears the number 3 jersey for Al-Hilal, and for the national team of Senegal, he wears the number 3 jersey.
Salary and Net Worth of Kalidou Koulibaly
Kalidou Koulibaly has a long sporting career. He has been playing for more than 20 years for different teams. Kalidou’s current salary at Al-Hilal is £30 million, and weekly wage is £576,000.
The estimated net worth of Kalidou Koulibaly is around $40 to $50 million. With this handsome net worth, the player lives a luxurious life in Saudi Arabia while playing for Al-Hilal.
Kalidou Koulibaly Wife and Childrens
Kalidou Koulibaly has a beautiful wife named Charline Oudenot. They started going out in 2011. The couple had been dating for three years before finally tying the knot in a small, private ceremony in 2014.
Charline Oudenot and Kalidou have two beautiful children: one son (Seni Koulibaly) and a daughter (Nessa Koulibaly).
A quick biography of Charline Oudenot wife of Kalidou Koulibaly
She was born in France back in 1991. She devotes her energy to maintaining order in the house as a stay-at-home mother of two beautiful children. She is less active on social media.
Q. Who is Kalidou Koulibaly Married?
A. Kalidou is married to Charline Oudenot.
Q. Where was Kalidou Koulibaly born?
A. He was born in Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France.
Q. What is Kalidou Koulibaly’s age?
A. He is currently 32 years old.
Q. What is Kalidou Koulibaly’s real name?
A. His real name is Kalidou Koulibaly.
Q. What is Kalidou Koulibaly’s Height?
A. Kalidou’s height is 6ft 1in.
Q. How many Children does Kalidou Koulibaly have?
A. Koulibaly has two children: a Son (Seni Koulibaly) and a daughter (Nessa Koulibaly).
Q1. What is the religion of Kalidou koulibaly?’
A. Kalidou’s religion is Islam.
Q. Why did koulibaly change nationality?
A. Because he wants to play for the Senegal National Team.
Q. How good is kalidou koulibaly?
A. He is very good with the ball and has an accuracy of 60% in long passes.