Early Life of Ousmane Dembele
Masour Ousmane Dembele is a French footballer who currently plays for FC Barcelona. The French winger, born May 15, 1997, his age is 25. His primary origin is African; his parents migrated from Mauritania (West Africa), and they migrated to earn a good living in France. Dembele was born in Vernon, a city in France. Dembele’s father is Ousmane Snr, and his mother is Fatimate Dembele.
At a very young age, Dembele became so obsessed with football that he was not interested in studying all the time he was thinking about football. Dembele was the only person in his family who refused to study and wanted to pursue a career in football.
Ousmane was an extrovert as a child, and football was always on his mind. When he was six, he migrated to Rennes with his mother and his uncle Sambague, a footballer. His uncle was his teacher, and in 2004, he joined a football club to start his football career. In 2010, he joined Rennes II, where he performed exceptionally well and was promoted to Rennes, where he appeared for 26 matches and scored 12 goals. Ousmane played for five years in small clubs; on May 12, 2016, the player joined the big German club Borussia Dortmund. While at a German club, he became the hottest footballer in 2017. He scored six goals in 32 appearances.
He was also added to the Bundesliga Team of the Season during his stay at German Club.
On August 25, 2017, he was signed by La Liga and Spanish giant FC Barcelona. They signed him for €105 million plus a reported €40 million add-on.
He became the second-most expensive player after Neymar Jr. at that time. The player wore the number 11 jersey, which Neymar Jr. previously used. Dembele is currently playing for FC Barcelona and has scored 24 goals in a total of 120 appearances.
Dembele extended his contract with Barcelona till 2024.
Dembele’s International Career
In 2013, he played for the France U-17 team, and slowly and gradually, he was promoted to the senior squad. In August 2016, Dembele was allowed to play for France’s national team. On September 1, he made his debut in the game’s last minutes by replacing Antoine Griezmann, and France won.
He was also part of the France team during Russia’s World Cup of 2018.
Dembele’s Style of Play
He is a winger and plays outstanding football. Due to his speed and technique, he can beat his opponent in the run chase. After a match at FC Barcelona, the former captain Andres Iniesta praised Dembele for his game-changing qualities.
In 2019, Josep Maria Bartomeu, the president of FC Barcelona, insisted that Dembele was a better player than Neymar Jr.
Ousmane Dembélé’s wife (Rima Edbouche)
He is married to a Moroccan woman. They got married in a very traditional way in France back in 2021.
After a few years of marriage, he was blessed with a baby girl in September 2022.
She was a childhood love of Dembele; they were introduced very early when Dembele was playing at Rennes.
Rima Edbouche is a ticktoker and has thousands of followers.
Dembele’s net worth and salary
The French Winger has an estimated net worth of $ 12 million. The player has a good and luxurious house in France.
Dembele gets an annual salary of $12.5 million, which means the player makes around $239,444 in weekly wages.
He is number nine on the top 10 highest-paid Barcelona list this season.
Dembele Car Collection
The player is a sports car lover, but he only likes to have a few cars in his collection.
1- Lamborghini Huracan
The car is fully loaded and has a mocha roof; the vehicle has a 5.2-liter naturally aspirated engine and a beastly V-10. The price of his Lamborghini is around $410,000.
2- Mercedes Benz AMG GT V8
The French winger owns a Mercedes as well. This is his daily driver. He uses this car every day while coming to train in Barcelona. The car comes with 523 horsepower from a 4.0-liter twin-turbo engine.
Ousmane Dembélé Honors and Awards
|Honors||Number of Titles|
|Copa del Rey||2|
|Supercopa de España||2|
|FIFA World Cup 2018||1|
|Honors||Number of Titles|
|VDV Newcomer of the Season||1|
|Bundesliga Team of the Season||1|
|Bundesliga Rookie of the Season||1|
|UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI||1|
|UNFP Player of the Month||1|
|Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year||1|
|Knight of the Legion of Honour||1|