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Biography Of Ismaïla Sarr [Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Parents, Family & Net Worth]



Biography Of Ismaïla Sarr [Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Parents, Family & Net Worth]

Ismaïla Sarr (born 25 February 1998) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Watford and the Senegal national team.

Early Life and Career

Born in Saint-Louis, Senegal, Sarr started his football career with Senegalese football club Génération Foot.

On 13 July 2016, Sarr signed his first professional contract with FC Metz for five years. He made his league debut on 13 August 2016 against Lille OSC at Stade Saint-Symphorien, the FC Metz’s home ground, which Metz won by 3–2. In this match, he played 20 minutes, after he was substituted for Florent Mollet.

On 26 July 2017, Sarr signed a four-year contract with Ligue 1 side Rennes. The transfer fee paid to Metz was reported as €17 or 20 million, depending on the source. He picked the transfer to Rennes over a move to FC Barcelona.

On 13 December 2018, Sarr scored twice in the second half (including a penalty), as Rennes clinched their place in the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League knockout phase with a (Group K, Matchday 6) 2–0 home win over FC Astana.

On 8 August 2019, Sarr joined Premier League club Watford on a five-year contract. The transfer fee paid to Rennes was a club record for Watford[10] and reported as “in the region of £30 million. He scored his first goal for Watford in an EFL Cup tie against Coventry City on 27 August 2019.

On 29 February 2020, Sarr picked up two goals and an assist in Watford’s 3–0 home victory over Liverpool, handing Liverpool their first defeat of the 2019–20 season and ending the club’s 44-match unbeaten league run.

On 24 April 2021, Sarr scored from the penalty spot in Watford’s 1–0 home win over Millwall in the Championship, sealing Watford’s return to the Premier League after one season. Sarr ended as Watford’s top scorer for the 2020–21 season, scoring thirteen goals.

He continued from where he left off as he scored in Watford’s 3–2 win against Aston Villa in their opening game of the 2021–22 Premier League season.

Sarr has represented his country with the Senegal U23 national team. In 2015, he played in 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations. At that time, his age was only 17. He contributed that Senegal finished the competition in a fourth place, playing three games.

He played for the first time with Senegal national team for a match against Namibia in September 2016 in Dakar (2–0) for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, for which Senegal had already qualified. As a symbol, he came into play in the 67th minute in place of the former resident of Génération Foot and Metz, Sadio Mané. On 8 January 2017, Sarr scored his first international goal in a friendly match against Libya in Stade Municipal de Kintélé, Brazzaville.

In May 2018, he was named in Senegal’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

In 2019, Sarr was part of the Senegal squad that reached the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, for only the second time in the nation’s history. He played the full 90 minutes of the final on 19 July 2019, as they lost 1–0 to Algeria.


Ismaïla Sarr is currently single and not in any relationship or dating. Ismaïla Sarr is also not yet married.


Ismaïla Sarr annual salary is reportedly to be around £3,276,000.

Net Worth

Ismaïla Sarr’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $3.6 million (net worth estimated in 2021).

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