Lamine Gassama

by Rob 13 Jun,2018
Lamine Gassama
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Weight in KG 74kg kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Lamine Gassama
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Currently Married No
  • Birth Country Marseille, France
  • Salary €416,000
  • Famous Name Lamine Gassama
  • Children No
  • Nationality French, Senegalese and Guinean
  • Girlfriend No
  • Currently Club Senegal national football team and Alanyaspor
  • Tatto(s) No

Senegalese international soccer player Lamine Gassama currently plays as right back for National Team of Senegal and a professional Turkish football club Alanyaspor. Before heading to Alanyaspor in 2016, he played for Lyon and Lorient. Extra Time Sports U.K. is the agent of Gassama.

He played youth international football with France U-21 and has been representing Senegalese Nationa Team since 2011. He has also been named to the 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup.

Early Life

Lamine Gassama was born on 20th October 1989, in Marseille, France and grew up in the neighborhood of La Castellane, Marseille. Gassama holds French, Senegalese and Guinean nationality.

Net Worth

Back in 2015, Gassama's market value was estimated to be €1.50 million. His current market value is estimated at €1.25 million as of 29th May of 2018. Gassama earns €8K as a weekly salary from his current club i.e €416,000 in a year. As of May 2018, his release clause is estimated to be €1.5 million.

Gassama has earned a good amount of money from his career but the exact amount of his net worth is still under wraps, which is believed to be more than $1 million. His first salary was 15,000 Euros. His first car is Audi TT.

Besides, Gassama has been handed a two-month suspended prison and fined €5K for violent actions towards public officials. In November 2014, he was caught driving without an applicable license.

Lamine Gassama’s Career

Lamine Gassama began his football career as a right-back for Nouvelle Vague Jeunes. He played for a team from 1997 to 2002. Following this, he played for the youth team of  Pennes Mirabeau, Martigues, Aubagne FC and, Lyon.

Senior Career

Gassama began playing in a senior team of Lyon in 2008 after being promoted. He then extended his contract with the team which keeps him until 2011. His first match came on 29th October 2008 against FC Sochaux-Montbeliard in a right back position, which finished in a 2-0 win.

Gassama later made his UEFA Champions League debut in a 2-3 loss against Bayern Munich. Before leaving the club in 2012, he played 17 games. He moved to FC Lorient on 26th January 2012, on the free transfer. During his four-year career with the team, he played 110 games netting 1 goal.

Gassama was transferred to Alanyaspor on 31st August 2016, on a free transfer while his market value was estimated to be €1.50 million. He has so far played 52 games.

National Career

Gassama has represented his France U20 team in 2 games and 3 for France U21. Following this,  he played 5 games for Senegal U23 squad. 

In May 2011, Gassama revealed that he would represent Senegal national level and earned his first senior cap in a 0-2 home defeat against Morocco on 10th August 2011. He has been capped 31 times for his national side.

The 28-years-old footballer was named in Senegal’s 23 man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia along with Youssouf Sabaly, Moussa Wague, and Badou Ndiaye.

Personal Life

Gassama has a perfect height of 5 feet 9 inches and weight is 74kg. He was born to Senegalese parents. His parents from Casamance. His favorite player is Daniel Alves.

Gassama is not married yet is also not dating anyone officially at present. So far, he has never talked about his personal life in front of media.

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