Souleyman Sané

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Birthday
26, 1961
Birthplace
Dakar, Senegal
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Dakar, Senegal

About

Retired Senegalese international striker known for being one of the first black players to play in the Bundesliga, spending much of his career with SG Wattenscheid. He's the father of German international soccer player Leroy Sane.

Before Fame

He grew up in France, where he played his youth soccer. It was during his time serving in Germany with the Senegalese army that he was noticed by SC Freiburg, who was then in the 2 Bundesliga.

Trivia

He earned 55 caps with Senegal's national team between 1990-1997. He continued to play club football at some level until 2010.

Family Life

He married Olympic gymnast Regina Weber, with whom he has three sons.

Associated With

He and Henri Camara have both represented Senegal internationally.