Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Abdoulaye Diallo was born on 30 March, 1992. He is a Senegalese goalkeeper who currently plays for Rennes. Diallo is a former graduate of the prestigious Clairefontaine academy and joined Rennes in 2007. Diallo made his professional debut, at the age of 17, on 29 November 2009 in a league match against Olympique Lyonnais.
Abdoulaye began his football career playing for his hometown club Stade Reims joining the club as a youth player. In 2004, he was selected to attend the Clairefontaine academy and spent three years at the facility training at the academy during the weekdays and playing for Reims on the weekend. Prior to leaving Clairefontaine, He agreed to join the nationally recognized youth academy of Stade Rennais on an aspirant (youth) contract. Rennes had been scouting the player since 2004.
Diallo joined Rennes and was among a host of internationally recognized youth talent the club had comprised. The talent included youth internationals Elliot Sorin, Wesley Yamnaine, Jérémy Helan, who now plays for Manchester City in England, Abdoulaye Doucoure, and Axel N’Gando. He initially joined the club’s under-18 team who were playing in their own league, the Championnat National Under-18.
In May 2018 he was named in Senegal’s 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.