Ibrahima Konaté (born 25th, May 1999) is a French professional footballer who plays as a Centre-Back for the English club Liverpool and the national team France.
His style of play has been to Virgil van Dijk, who is known for his strength and speed. Konaté is high-class potential with good positional play and passing ability.
Real Facts About Konate
- Full Name: Ibrahima Konaté
- Born: May 25, 1999
- Age: 23 years old (2022)
- Birth Place: Paris, France
- Nationality: French
- Club: Liverpool
- Position: Centre-Back
- Occupation: Footballer
- Net Worth: N/A
Ibrahima Konaté was born on May 25, 1999, in Paris, France.
He is the second youngest in a family of eight children born to his parents, who are immigrants from Mali.
He is also a Muslim by religion.
Ibrahima Konaté began his football career at the youth level with Paris FC at the age of 14 before he moved to Sochaux youth academy.
He was promoted to the senior team and made his professional debut for Sochaux in a 1-0 loss to Auxerre on February 7, 2017.
He signed for RB Leipzig on a five-year deal on a free transfer, on June 12, 2017. He scored his first goal for Leipzig in a 4-0 victory over Fortuna Düsseldorf.
Konaté joined Liverpool in May 2021 and made his premier league debut in a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace. He scored his first goal for Liverpool in a 3-1 away win against Benfica in the Uefa Champions League quarter-finals first leg, on April 5, 2022.
He represented France at the under-17, under-18, under-19, under-20, and under-21 levels before being called up to the senior team.
He made his international debut in a 1-1 draw against Austria, on June 10, 2022. He was also named as part of the squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.