Ibrahima Konaté was born on May 25, 1999, in Paris, France. Currently, his age is 23 years old and his birth sign is Gemini. Likewise, he is the second youngest of eight children born to immigrants from Mali.
Similarly, he grew up on a council estate in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. Besides football, he is also a fan of anime and manga, citing Attack on Titan as his favorite series.
Reflecting upon the professional life of Ibrahima Konaté, he is a professional footballer. He has high potential and is a great athlete with good skills. His current club is Liverpool and he plays as a center-back. Likewise, his youth career started at Paris FC (2009-2014), and afterward at Sochaux (2014-2017).
Similarly, his senior career started with Sochaux B (2016-2017), and afterward at Sochaux (2017), RB Leipzig (2017-2021), and Liverpool. Also, he has represented his nation in many games such as France U16-21.
He started his career as a striker before moving to the defense. He joined Sochaux academy when he was 15 years old. And made his professional debut for Sochaux on February 7, 2017, against Auxerre, at the age of 16.
Similarly, he joined RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga on June 12, 2017, on a five-year contract by free transfer. Likewise, he scored his first Leipzig goal in a 4–0 win against Fortuna Düsseldorf.
Liverpool announced the agreement on May 28, 2021, they had with RB Leipzig to acquire him on July 1. He made his Premier League debut on September 18, starting alongside Virgil van Dijk, and kept a clean sheet in a 3–0 victory against Crystal Palace.
Likewise, he made his second start of the season partnering Virgil van Dijk in the first North-West Derby of the season, in which Liverpool beat Manchester United 5–0. It was the heaviest defeat caused on United by Liverpool since 1895.
Moreover, he won applause from fans for how he handled star players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes.
Similarly, he also featured in Garth Crooks’ team of the week, with Crooks saying, “No frills or skills but he does use his power and strength to maximum effect. Likewise, on April 5, 2022, he scored his first goal for Liverpool, against Benfica in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg.
He has represented his nation in several games such as under France U16-21. Likewise, he received his first call-up to the senior team on June 4, 2022, for the UEFA Nations League, replacing Raphael Varane due to injury. He previously played for France’s youth teams. Similarly, he made his full international debut on June 10, 2022, in a 1-1 draw against Austria.
Reflecting upon the personal life of Ibrahima Konate he is single and not dating anyone at present. He has never shared anything about his romantic life. Similarly, he has always kept his personal life far from the public. Therefore, he is focused on his career and is not involved in any kind of relationship.
Ibrahima Konaté is active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. Likewise, he is active as @ibrahimakonate on Instagram and has around 1 million followers. Similarly, on Twitter, he is active as @IbrahimaKonate_ and has 189.5K Followers. Moreover, the net worth is around 5 million euros.
The French footballer Ibrahima Konate has an athletic body and an oval face type. He stands tall with a height of 6 feet 4 inches tall and he weighs around 93kg. Similarly, he has black hair color and dark brown eye color. However, the other body measurements are unknown.