Papiss Cisse

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Full Name Papiss Cisse
Age 35 Years Old
Nick Name Papiss
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date June 3rd, 1985
Birth Place Dakar

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Papiss Demba Cisse shortly named Papiss Cisse is a professional footballer from Senegal. He is currently playing for Alanyaspor and the Senegal national team. His playing position is Striker. He has won the EFFIFU award for being the most efficient striker in the league. He has earned over 30 caps for Senegal and played for the country at the 2012 and 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Recently, he was on song again on Sunday afternoon in the Turkish Super Lig, scoring a brace which helped leaders Alanyaspor seal a comfortable 5-2 home win over Rizespor. Ceyhun Gulselam gave the hosts the lead in the 16th minute before Cisse made it 2-0, having been assisted by Junior Fernandes. He is also top of the goalscorers charts with eight goals in as many appearances. He will be looking to inspire his side to a sixth league win when they travel to Gaziantep next Saturday. 

Early Life, Nationality, Family, Age (34) of Papiss Cisse

Papiss was born on 3rd June 1985 in Dakar, Senegal with the birth name of Papiss Demba Cisse. He holds Senegalese nationality and his ethnicity is Black. As of 2019, he celebrated his 34th birthday with his friends and families. There are no further details about his parents, siblings, education, childhood. He is following Muslim as a religion. His horoscope sign is Gemini. 

Body Measurements, Height, Weight of Papiss Cisse

Papiss is a handsome hunk and with his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. Moreover, he has also got an attractive and nice attitude towards others. He has got a great height of six feet one inch with a balanced bodyweight of 72 KG. His body build is Athletic. More details about his body measurements and other body details have not been revealed by any sources yet and also he has not given the details regarding his body measurements. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Career (Beginning-Present) of Papiss Cisse

  • Initially, Papiss began his football career with AS Generation Foot and Douanes Dakar before transferring to the French side Metz in the year 2005.
  • He left Metz and was loaned to French side Cherbourg after a month during the season of 2005-2006 where he played 26 matches and scored 11 goals for the Normandy club.
  • Later, he again returned to Metz for a further two years before being loaned again to Chateauroux in January 2008. 
  • On 28th December 2009, he signed for German Bundesliga side Freiburg for a fee of €1.62 million and later became a transfer target for Freiburg in the summer of 2009. 
  • He appeared in 16 matches, scoring six goals in his first partial season at Freiburg. 
  • He also won the EFFIFU award for being the most efficient striker in the league. 
  • He signed for Newcastle United on a five-and-a-half-year deal for an estimated fee in the region of £9.3 million on 21st January 2012. 
  • He made his debut for Newcastle in the 2-1 league win against Aston Villa at St James' Park on 5th February. 
  • He scored his sixth and seventh goals, against Liverpool in a 2-0 win. 
  • He scored his 11th goal in ten matches during a 3-0 win against Stoke City on 21st April.
  • It was reported that Newcastle had blocked an offer from the Senegalese Football Federation for him to play for Senegal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on 4th July 2012. 
  • On 28th October 2012, he scored his first Premier League goal of the season in a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion. 
  • He started the 2013-2014 season in a 2-0 win for Newcastle against Leeds United. 
  • His season finished on 19 April against Swansea City as he limped off in the 21st minute. 
  • It was revealed by Newcastle that he had broken his kneecap and that he had undergone surgery on the injury.
  • He then returned to France to recover from his injury in April 2014. 
  • He made his return from injury against Hull on 20th September 2014 and scored both goals for Newcastle as they came back from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw.
  • He was charged with dangerous conduct and banned for three matches by the FA. 
  • He scored his 11th goal of the season against Aston Villa with a goal just outside the six-yard box on 28th February. 
  • He started the 2015-2016 season at home against Southampton, scoring after chesting the ball in from close range to make the score 1-1.
  • His final goal for the club came in a 2-2 draw against Liverpool, on 23 April 2016.
  • It was announced that he had joined the Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng for an undisclosed fee on 9th July 2016. 
  • He signed with Alanyaspor of the Turkish Super Lig on 31st August 20-18 and made his debut game against Goztepe on 1st September 2018 where he made his first goal against Kasimpasa on 23rd September 2018. 
  • He was involved in a coach crash that killed Alanyaspor teammate Josef Sural where he escaped with minor injuries.

Net Worth, Salary and Earnings of Papiss Cisse

Papiss Cisse's net worth is estimated to have $75 Million according to some sources as of 2019. As he has not clearly mentioned regarding his net worth to the media. His exact salary and earnings per year is still to get unfold as it is still a mystery. He made all his wealth on his own hard work and dedication. He earned it all by himself and he deserves all of it. He might also be earning from endorsements as well. His major source of earning is from his football career. 

Personal Life of Papiss Cisse

It is always interesting to discuss the relationship details of football players. Talking about the marital status of Papiss Cisse, he is a married person. He is currently married to his beautiful wife, Diallo Awa in the year 2015. As of today, the couple is living blissful moments with each other. The couple is less likely to divorces. They are living a happy life as of now. The sexual orientation of Papiss is straight and he is not gay. 

Previously, he was married to Adja Siny Thiaw. The couple was blessed with a son named Ousmane. There is no more information regarding their relationship.