The battle of the countries for concurring the title of FIFA World Cup 2018 and becoming the best team in the world is what this year is about. But to win the game and reach to the top, a team needs a coach who can set bag full of magic on the pitch.
As a Senegalese football coach, Aliou Cisse has successfully done the job for his country, Senegal leading 2-1 victory against Poland on Tuesday night, 19th June. He even captured the hearts of millions of football fans with his emphatic hand motions, fist pumps, and earnest facial expressions which turned into memes and went viral.
Senegal's Aliou Cissé with one of the great World Cup coaching celebrations. You may meme this if you would like, internets. pic.twitter.com/zVkaWiotky
— Miriti Murungi (@NutmegRadio) June 19, 2018
What tactic is this? pic.twitter.com/R8e3w4aDMp
— Futbol Of Messi (@FutbolOfMessi) June 19, 2018
He is a former player who served for English Premier League club Birmingham City and Portsmouth. His role was a defensive midfielder who even played at Centre back occasionally.
People are quite excited to know Aliou Cisse wiki facts along with his bio. Also, they are keen to know Aliou Cisse married life with his family of wife and children. Hence, without further ado, let’s explore Aliou Cisse wiki facts, married life, wife, children, net worth, age, height, and bio.
Aliou Cisse Bio; Early Life and Career
Born in 1976 in Ziguinchor, Alious Cisse is the head coach of the Senegal National Football team. He led his team towards victory against Poland in Group match. He started his career with Lille OSC in 1994, moved to CS sedan in 1997, and later served Paris Saint-Germain in 1998.
Aliou then spent the majority of the 2001/02 season on loan at Montpellier Herault SC. In summer 2012, he became the captain of Senegal National Football team leading his team toward quarter-final of the 2002 World Cup. They lost the match with France. He also played in the 2002 African Cup of Nations becoming the runners-up losing a penalty shootout in the final against Cameroon.
Later, Aliou Cisse got transferred to the English club in Birmingham City in July 2002 from Paris St Germain. In August 2004, he was transferred to Portsmouth and signed for French Ligue 2 Nimes Olympique team from CS Sedan Ardennes in September 2008.
In March 2015, Aliou Cisse was declared as the head coach for the Senegal national team. With his coaching skills and football knowledge, Aliou has set his squad quailed for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia.
Currently, his team Senegal has garnered 3 points winning the Group 1st match with 2-1 against Poland. And they are ready to play Group 2nd match against Japan.
Alious Cisse Family Tragedy
On 26th September 2002, the Birmingham City midfielder Aliou Cisse suffered a tragedy of losing his family members killed in a ferry disaster. The captain of Senegal flew back to home after his eleven family members were killed.
More than 399 passengers drowned when the ferry capsized leaving Birmingham city player an unforgettable heartache. The Senegal captain kept the sorrow under wraps until Friday and figured for Birmingham in Saturday’s victory at West Ham. Immediately after the clash at Upton Park, Cisse boarded a plane to his homeland but paid tribute to those who died. Cisse said:
“I had 11 members of my family on that boat. Cousins, an uncle and aunt,”
“This victory I dedicate to their memory. Now I have done my job and must go home.”
Aliou Cisse Wiki: Age, Birthday, Height, Married, Girlfriend
Aliou Cisse is a Senegalese football coach who was born in 1976 at Ziguinchor city of Senegal. He celebrates his birthday on 24th of March that makes his age 42.
He was raised in Ziguinchor. Information about his parents, siblings, family, and height are missing.
His height measures 1.8 m.
No any information about Aliou Cisse married life has surfaced in the media till the date. It looks like Cisse has yet to walk down the aisle and tie the knot with his wife-to-be. Neverthless, he hasn’t been spotted flirting with any girl or flaunting his love affair. So, Aliou is possible single and open to dating a girl.