Pape Cheikh Diop

Muna 16 Oct,2022

Facts of Pape Cheikh Diop

Full Name
Pape Cheikh Diop Gueye
Last Name
Birth Name
Pape Cheikh Diop Gueye
First Name
Famous Name
Pape Cheikh Diop
Currently Married
Relationship Status
No. of Instagram Followers


Contract : Aris F.C. Past Team : Celta

Football Player

Aris F.C.
Past Team

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1.5 Million
Currently Club
Aris F.C.
Started career as
Football Player


Currently Married
Relationship Status

Pape Cheikh Diop is a Senegalese footballer who plays midfielder for Super League Greece club Aris. Pape is a professional-level athlete, and he started playing football in 2011 when he began his youth career. For years, he has been a notable Senegalese player known for his fantastic playing skills, and his incredible talent has a different fan base.

Further, Pape wears jersey number 24 for his club and prefers right-foot play. In addition, he is famous for his birthname, Pape Cheikh Diop Gueyen, in his home country. He previously played for the club, French professional club Lyon. Additionally, Pape once had a market value worth €7.00 million, the highest of all time. 

Have A Look At His Club And And International Career 

Pape is one of the famous Senegalese footballers who began playing football in childhood. And as a youth, the footballer played for multiple clubs like CIA, Montañeros, and Celta. For your concern, he made his career debut by playing for the CIA club. So, Pape started his professional career playing for the club Celta B. 

Pape Pape Cheikh Diop and his team SOURCE: Instagram

So he played for two seasons in the club, and later, he joined club Celta and made his debut reverse on August 23, 2014. Similalry, on August 11, 2015, he signed a new five-year deal with the club, running until 2020. In 2017 he signed a five-year agreement with Lyon, and the transfer fee was paid €10 million with €4 million of possible bonuses.

Likewise, he was loaned to club Dijonfor one league, including an option to buy €5 million plus an additional €1.5 million in bonuses and a 15% sell-on fee clause. Dion joined the club Aris on June 29, 2022, and as per the sources, the contract expires on June 30, 2024. 

International Career

The Aris player, Pape, was a youth international for Spain, but later, he switched and represented the Senegal national team. 

Is Diop The Highest Paid Player In His Squad?

Aris's jersey number 24, Pape Cheikh Diop, has a long career history in football events, and since his initial career, he has been part of multiple events and competitions. So far, Dio has played for more than five clubs, ensuring he is a millionaire. 

Likewise, his current networth of Diop is £4,719,520, including the value of his assets. And his salary was last estimated to be £17,000 per week, £884,000 per year playing for his former club Lyon; unfortunately, the current net worth of the footballer is missing from the sources, but seeing this successful career, undoubtedly, we can say that he is a millionaire. 

Pape Pape Cheikh Diop flaunting his dressing style SOURCE: Instagram

So on, the current market value of Pape is €1.80 million, and on October 24, 2018, his market valuation was €7 million, one of his highest evaluations so far. Diop is not the highest-paid player in the Aris squad, as the French-born player Aboubakar Kamara stands at the first list with an annual salary of £1,040,000. 

Apart from his professional football career, he also makes notable money from endorsements and promotions as the Diop shares photos with Nike. Along with Pape, Ibrahim Mbaye also makes amazing money playing for the CFR Cluj, who is a Senegal pro-level footballer. 

Who Are Cheikh Parents- Family And Siblings

Born as Pape Cheikh Diop Gueye, Pape came into this world on August 8, 1997. And Pape grew up in his birthplace, Guediawaye, Dakar, Senegal. He holds dual nationality of Spain and France and his star sign is Leo. 

Further, the name and complete details of his parents are currently missing from the sources, and the player has never dragged his parents on the media sources. 

PapePape Cheikh Diop with his mother SOURCE: Instagram

Additionally, Pape is a mother boy, and he adores her the most. On August 20, 2020, he wished her and wrote a few paragraphs adoring her support. Apart from this, Diop has never shared regarding his family. Therefore, we have no clue if he also has any siblings. 

Is Pape Married Or Single? 

The fan's favorite footballer, Pape, seems single as this writing. Besides, he has never shared his lovelife openly on online portals, which is why we have nothing to say about his dating career. 

Similarly, Pape hasn't even shared a post mentioning his loved one, which made us believe Pape is conceivably single and is focusing on his career now. 

Follow Him On Social Media Handles

Many of Pape's fans are curious to reach out to him on his social media handle, and they often ask if he is active on the social media handles. So, Diop is among the most followed. 

Senegalese footballer is active on social media platforms, including Instagram, where we can follow him under the username @papecheikhjr. Despite his fame, Pape is not much active on social media sources, and he rarely posts on his IG handle. 

Short Details on His Physical Appearance

Diop has a towering height, and he stands at 5 feet 11 inches. Undoubtedly, he has a great height benefit, and we can see the player most of the time taking advantage of his tall height mostly in the match. 

PapePape Cheikh Diop preparing for his match SOURCE: Instagram

Similarly, he has short black hair, and Diop is concerned about his health; he often seems busy with training and sports activities.  Additionally, the Senegal footballer Youssouph Badji is known for his unique hairstyle and is widely popular for his fashion taste. 

Facts On Diop's Rewards And Achievements

In Diop's over ten years career, he has recorded more than five goals and has appeared in multiple matches. So on, playing for the Spain national team, his Under 19 team won UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2015. 


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