Who is Ibrahima Konaté?

Ibrahima Konate is a known French professional footballer who plays for the Premier League club Liverpool and the France national team as a center-back. He started off with Sochaux and moved to RB Leipzig in 2017. Following 4 years with the club, Liverpool signed him for a fee of £36 million in 2021. Konate won the EFL Cup and FA Cup in his first season.

Ibrahima Konaté Career

Club career

Ibrahima grew up in the 11th arrondissement of Paris and played as a teen for Paris FC youth teams. He left for Sochaux at the age of 14 and joined their boarding academy at the age of 15. Konate began his career as a striker prior to moving to the defense.


Konate then made his professional debut for Sochaux in a 1-0 Ligue 2 defeat by Auxerre at the age of 16, on February 7, 2017.

RB Leipzig

Following a successful debut season, with 12 games and 1 goal in half a season, he joined RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga on a 5-year deal by free transfer on June 12, 2017. He then scored his first Leipzig goal in a 4-0 victory over Fortuna Dusseldorf.


Liverpool revealed on May 28, 2021, that they had come to an agreement with RB Leipzig to acquire him on July 1, pending international clearance and a work permit being issued. The club had already agreed to personal terms with Konate in April and triggered his release clause of approximately £36 million in May 2021. He then made his Premier League debut on September 18, starting together with Virgil van Dijk, and kept a clean sheet in a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace. Konate made his second start of the season with Virgil van Dijk in the first North-West Derby of the season, in which Liverpool defeated Manchester United 5-0. This was the heaviest loss inflicted on United by Liverpool since 1895 and the heaviest loss United has suffered without scoring since 1955.

He then won plaudits from fans for how he handled star players like Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo and also featured in Garth Crooks’ team of the week. Konate later scored his first goal for Liverpool, a header in a 3-1 away victory over Benfica in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg on April 5, 2022. He then missed out on the beginning of the 2022-23 season due to an injury.

International career

He earned his first call-up to the senior France national team for the UEFA Nations League on June 4, 2022, taking the place of Raphael Varane due to injury. Konate made his full international debut in a 1-1 draw over Austria on June 10. He was then included in Didier Deschamps’s team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on November 9, where he assisted France to reach the final.

A photo of Ibrahima Konaté
A photo of Ibrahima Konaté

How old is Ibrahima Konate?

Ibrahima Konate is currently aged 23 years having been born on May 25, 1999, in Paris France. He shares his birthday with popular people including Chloe Lukasiak, Roman Reigns, Jessalyn Grace, Brec Bassinger, Cillian Murphy, Ian McKellen, Mike Myers, Anne Heche, Emma Marrone, Paul Weller, and many more.

Ibrahima Konate Family

Who are Ibrahima Konate’s parents?

Ibrahima Konate was born in Paris, France to Muslim parents born in Mali, and brought up on a council estate in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. He has kept his parents’ information away from the limelight and very private.

Does Ibrahima Konate have siblings?

Konate was born to his parents in a family of eight children as the second youngest. He has seven siblings, six older and one younger.

Ibrahima Konate Education

He has not shared his personal information about his academic qualifications. However, he is a fan of anime and manga, citing Attack on Titan as his favorite series.

Ibrahima Konate Partner

Konate is currently not linked to any relationship and is single and not married. He has also kept his dating and personal life very private and away from the limelight.

Ibrahima Konate Kids

He is single and not married and has not been linked to any relationship and hence does not have any kids of his own to date.

Ibrahima Konate Height

Konate has an athletic, muscular, and physically fit body with a height of 6 ft 4 in (1.94 m) and a weight of 209 lbs (95 kg).

Ibrahima Konate Net Worth

Konate, a French professional footballer, plays for the Premier League club Liverpool and the France national team as a center-back. He has been active from 2016 to the present and has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2022.


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