El Hadji Diouf

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Birthday
15, 1981
Birthplace
Senegal
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Senegal

About

Senegalese striker who played in the Premier League and for his national team in the 2002 World Cup. He was a member of Liverpool from 2002 to 2005, appearing in 55 games and helping the team capture the Football League Cup in 2003.

Before Fame

He started his career out in France with the Sochaux-Montbeliard club in 1998.

Trivia

He faced racism as an African in the English leagues and had several run-ins with fans and opposing players.

Family Life

His older brother, Dame Diouf, also played professional soccer.

Associated With

He developed a close friendship with rapper Akon.