Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Mame Biram Diouf was born on 16 December, 1987 in Dakar, Senegal. He is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a striker for Stoke City and the Senegal national team.
Diouf started his career at Diaraf before moving to Molde in 2007. In his first season with them he won the Norwegian First Division, and gained promotion to the Norwegian Premier League. His performances and goals coring attracted interest from a number of big clubs, and he eventually moved to Manchester United in 2009, remaining on loan at Molde until January 2010.
Biram scored on his home debut for United and won the League Cup as an unused substitute in the 2010 final. Diouf joined Hannover in January 2012, where he scored 35 goals in 71 appearances, before moving to Stoke City on a free transfer in 2014.
Mame made his Senegal debut in 2009 in a 2–1 friendly win over Congo DR, and represented the country at the 2015 and 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Diouf in May 2009, received interest from several senior clubs and on 17 July 2009, Molde and Manchester United announced that a transfer had been agreed for the player.
On 12 August 2009, Biram won his first cap for Senegal in a 2–1 friendly win over Congo DR in Blois, France. He scored his first goal for Senegal in a 1–0 victory over Cape Verde on 11 August 2010.
On 6 August 2010, Mame signed for Blackburn Rovers on a season-long loan and was handed the number 41 shirt. Diouf made an immediate impact for Blackburn, scoring within 15 minutes after coming on as a substitute for Nick Blackman in a 1–1 pre-season friendly draw against Hearts in Scotland.
During the January 2012 transfer window, Diouf claimed that Wigan Athletic wanted to sign him on loan so he could get more playing time. In the 2012–13 season he finished as top-scorer for Hannover with 17 goals from 36 matches as they finished in 9th position.
On 15 November 2014, Diouf scored in a 1–0 win against Egypt which saw Senegal qualify of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. At the tournament finals, he scored Senegal’s equalizing goal as they defeated Ghana 2–1 in the team’s opening match.
In May 2018, he was named in Senegal’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.