Idrissa Gana Gueye is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Senegal national team. Wearing jersey number 27, Gueye has been representing his current club since September 2022.
Gueye has played for the senior team of Senegal in many big tournaments as a national player. He was a prominent player of the Senegalese team that played in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Besides, he won the title of Everton Players' Player of the Season in 2018-19.
Idrissa Gueye has an estimated net worth of over $13 million. All of his income came from being a professional footballer. He has played for many clubs with whom he had impressive deals. When he joined Everton in September 2022, Gueye received a massive deal worth €4 million.
Representing Everton, Gueye earns £130,000 as his weekly wage and £6,760,000 a year. In the 2021 season, Gueye played for PSG. During that time, his weekly salary was £99,000, and his yearly wage was £5,148,000. In the 2020 season, Gueye's weekly pay was £115,000, while his annual pay was £5,980,000.
Being active in this sport for a long time, Gueye has earned a massive amount of money. His current market value is €8 million, while it was €30 million recorded on September 27, 2019. Also, Gueye makes money from brand endorsement, and he promotes Adidas.
Gueye is married to his girlfriend-turned-wife, Pauline. They have known each other for many years, and it is reported that the duo began dating in 2014. After dating each other for years, the pair thought of getting married and tied the knot.
However, it is unknown when their wedding ceremony was held. Meanwhile, they are the proud parents of two children named Isaac and Ismael. The family of four lives happily, and the footballer often posts snaps with them on social media.
Besides that, Gueye is a social media influencer who has an active presence on Instagram as @paulinegueye_. She is the co-founder of For Hope Association. Meanwhile, she splits her time between Paris and Manchester.
Idrissa Gana Gueye was born to Senegalese parent Marie Gueye on September 26, 1989, in Dakar, Senegal. His father's name remains unknown.
By nationality, Gueye is a Senegalese and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Furthermore, Gueye was interested in playing football from an early age, and his football career began after joining Diambars.
At the beginning of his playing career, Gueye played in Senegal for Diambars before he joined the French club Lille in 2008. He broke through into the first team in the 2010–11 season, in which Lille won Ligue 1 and became a regular starter in the league and the UEFA Champions League over the following four seasons.
On July 10, 2015, Gueye signed a contract with Aston Villa and made his debut against AFC Bournemouth, which they won by 1–0. On January 19, 2016, he scored his first goal and led his team over Wycombe Wanderers by 2–0 in the third-round replay of the FA Cup. In total, Gueye played in 35 leagues for Villa in the season.
After Aston Villa was relegated from the Premier League, Gueye signed a four-year deal with Everton on August 2, 2016. He scored his first goal for Everton in a 2–0 victory over Sunderland at Goodison Park on February 25, 2017. In the 2016–17 season, Gueye became the first player in Europe's top five leagues to win 100 tackles.
Similarly, Gueye scored his first goal for Everton in European Competition on August 17, 2017, in the UEFA Europa League Play-off round, the first leg against Hajduk Split. In February 2018, he made a new deal with Everton until 2022. After appearing in 99 games with the team, he moved to play with PSG. While playing for PSG, he scored six goals in 74 matches.
Since September 1, 2022, Gueye has been representing Everton.
Gueye made his international debut for Senegal in 2011 and played FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for this team. Similarly, he also represented the Senegal football team at the 2012 Olympics, 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, and 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Gueye was named in Senegal's 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, including other players like Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham United), Alfred Ndiaye (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Badou Ndiaye (Stoke City), etc.