Moussa Sissoko

by John Max 30 Jan,2018
Moussa Sissoko
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Moussa Sissoko
  • Birth Place Le Blanc-Mesnil, France
  • Famous Name Moussa Sissoko
  • Net Worth $10 million
  • Salary £4.9 million
  • Nationality French
  • Ethnicity African

A French footballer, Moussa Sissoko, currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a midfielder wearing the jersey no. 17. He had also represented his national side at various youth level before he made his international debut in 2009.

Moussa Sissoko's Early Life 

Moussa Sissoo was born on 16th August 1989, in Le Blanc-Mesnil, France to Malian parents. His birth sign is Leo. Talking about his nationality, he is French and belongs to African ethnicity. His father is a construction worker whereas his mother is a housewife. He grew up alongside his three younger sisters.

Since his childhood, Sissoko had a keen interest in football, once he stated: “I quickly realized that football could lead me to have a better life”. At his six, Sissoko started his football career playing with Esperance Aulnay, where he remained for 3 years.

Then in 1999, he joined Red Star Paris and after playing a season he returned to his previous club, Esperance Aulnay. In 2003, he switched to Toulouse's youth club.

Moussa Sissoko's Net Worth and Endorsement

Presently, Moussa Sissoko is signing to Tottenham Hotspur, where he gets paid £95,000 as his weekly salary, i.e., £4.9 million annually. His net worth as of 2018 is estimated around $10 million. His current market value is recorded to be $25.40 million. So far his total transfer procedure is $46.98 million.

He drives Audi RS5 car, which cost $85,495.

Moussa Sissoko's Professional Career


Following various youth team at Toulouse, he signed his first professional contract agreeing on a 3-year deal for until June 2010. He was assigned the jersey no. 22 by manager Elie Baup. In summer 2007, he was promoted to the main squad of the club.

On 4th August, Sissoko made his professional debut against Valenciennes as a substitute in a 3-1 loss. In the following week,  along with his team, he played against Lyon on a 1-0 win. Overall, for the club, he has made 192 appearances and scored 20 goals.

Newcastle United

On 21st January 2013, Sissoko moved to English side Newcastle United signing a six-and-a-half-year deal. He was given the jersey no. 7. Eight days later, Sissoko made his debut in a 2-1 victory against Aston Villa.

His first goal for the club came on 30th November against West Bromwich Albion. Moussa Sissoko for the club played 118 games and recorded 11 goals.

Tottenham Hotspur

Sissoko next signed with Tottenham Hotspur for a 5-year deal at a transfer fee of £30 million, on 31st August 2016. On 10th September, he made his debut against Bournemouth.

Still, Sissoko plays for Tottenham Hotspur.

Moussa Sissoko's International Career

Moussa Sissoko has represented his national side at both senior and junior level, playing various tournaments. On 4th January 2005, he made his France U16 national team debut against Turkey in a friendly match. He was also a part of France U17, U18, U19, and U21 national team.

Sissoko was first called-up to the senior team for a “2010 FIFA World Cup qualification” match against the Faroe Islands on 3rd August 2009. On 6th October, he made his international debut in France’s final World Cup qualification match against the Faroe Islands.

Till now, he has earned 53 caps his national side contributing 2 international goals.

Moussa Sissoko's Personal Life

Alike as other celebrity, Sissoko also prefers to maintain his personal life in a low profile. So far, he has not spotted with any lady in the public or media who could be his possible girlfriend or wife.

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