Biography

Ousmane Dembélé- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

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Masour Ousmane Dembélé is a French professional footballer who currently plays as a winger for Barcelona in La Liga and for the France national team. Dembélé, who was born in Vernon, began his career at Rennes before joining Dortmund in 2016. In the 2016-17 season, he helped die Borussen win the DFB-Pokal, scoring a goal in the final.

Quick Facts

Real Name Masour Ousmane Dembele
Nickname Mosquito ( Earned at Barcelona)
Age  25
Height (approx) 1.78 m ( 5 ft 10 in)
Weight (approx) In Kilograms- 67 kg (approx)
Date of Birth  15 May 1997
Birth Place Vernon, France
Nationality French
Father’s Name Ousmane Snr
Mother’s Name Fatimata Dembele
Marital Status Married
Wife Rima Edbouche
Children 0
Source Of Income Professional Footballer
Salary (approx) £14,924,000
Net Worth £60,516,560 ($8 Million)

Ousmane Dembélé Biography

Dembele was born in Veron, Northern France on May 15, 1997 to Ousmane Snr and Farimata Dembele. His parents were Mauritania migrants forced to migrate to France in search of a better life for their family. Ousmane was an extrovert child who was obsessed with football and would only think about playing it. Because of his obsession, he refused to attend any high school or college and instead focused on his game. His parents encouraged him to pursue his dreams after seeing his enthusiasm for the sport. In search of a boost in his career, he and his mother made the difficult decision to travel from Northern France Vernon to North-East France Rennes to meet his uncle Sambague, a footballer and role model to him.

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Ousmane Dembélé Height, Weight

He stands 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall. He weighs approximately 67kg. His eyes are black, and he has black hair. There is no information available about his body measurements.

Career

  • Dembele made his football debut between the ages of 12 and 13 at ALM Evreux FC 27.
  • Dembele began his career at Rennes in 2016 before moving on to Dortmund. He won the DFB-Pokal with die Borussen in the 2016-17 season. He made his senior international debut for France this year.
  • He moved to Barcelona in 2017 for an initial fee of €105 million. He was the joint-second most expensive footballer in history. In Spain, he won the La Liga and Copa Del Rey double. He played for Barcelona in the 2019-20 La Liga season.
  • Dembele was a member of France’s senior squad in 2016. He made his international debut against Italy. His debut came against England.

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Records

  • In the 2016-17 season, he helped die Borussen win the DFB-Pokal, scoring a goal in the final.
  • Dembélé joined Barcelona for an initial fee of €105 million, making him the joint-second most expensive footballer ever, alongside compatriot Paul Pogba.
  • In an injury-plagued first season in Spain, Dembélé won the La Liga and Copa del Rey double.

Ousmane Dembélé ’s Net Worth

In his professional career, the 25-year-old has amassed a substantial fortune. His net worth is estimated to be $35 million. As a professional footballer, the French winger earns $254k per week and $13 million per year. He is the club’s fifth highest-paid player.

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Brand Endorsement

The Barcelona forward mainly endorses popular sports brand Nike, which he endorses from time to time. He has appeared in some of their advertisements to promote Nike products and wears their cleats during matches. That is a part of Nike’s promotion strategy. He endorses other brands also from time to time, but there is no fixed contract signed with any of them.

Property And Cars

He has a home in Barcelona, Spain, where he has been living for some time. However, amid speculation about his departure from Barcelona, he reportedly rented out the house. A German court fined him around $10,400 in 2019 for leaving a house he rented while playing for Dortmund littered with trash in August 2017.
The French international also owns a Mercedes S63 AMG worth approximately $195,000 and a Mercedes G63 worth approximately $145,000.

Ousmane Dembélé Wife, Marriage, Children

Rima Edbouche is the lovely wife of the handsome footballer. In a traditional Moroccan wedding, the couple exchanged wedding vows in December 2021. Edbouche was born in France but has Moroccan ancestors.

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Awards & Achievement

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup
  • 2015-16 Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year
  • Champions League of UEFA
  • 2016 Breakthrough XI
  • 2016-17 Rookie of the Year
  • Bundesliga Seasonal Team: 2016-17

Interesting Facts

  • Ousmane Dembele has appeared in three different major European leagues.
  • Ousmane Dembele and his teammate Antoine Griezmann were accused of racism after a video surfaced showing him mocking a local Asian technician in a Japanese hotel room.
  • Ousmane Dembele portrays himself as a true Muslim both publicly and privately.
  • Ousmane Dembele is married to Rima Edbouche, a Moroccan girl from the Berber family of Douar Aghbalou in the southwestern Moroccan town of Guelmim.
  • Dembélé received his first call-up to the senior France national team squad in August 2016 to face Italy and Belarus after two national team players withdrew due to injuries.