Sofiane Boufal is a Frebch-born Moroccon professional footballer. He currently plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Ligue 1 club Anger. In his international career, he has represented Morocco national team since 2016. He is one part of the Morocco National team’s 2022 world cup squad held in Qatar.
Nicknamed the “Morocco Genius” by the fans, He is well-known for his unique take-on ability and his dribbling skills. He is also recognized for his goal-scoring ability and his stamina on the pitch. Due to his stellar performance on the pitch, he is often regarded as a great dribbler.
Where is Sofiane Boufal from?
Sofiane Boufal was born on 17th September 1993 in Paris, France. His birth name is Sofiane Boufal. He holds French as well as Moroccan nationality and belongs to the Arabian ethnicity. His star sign is Virgo. He is a follower of Islam.
Boufal was born into a middle-class family. His parents are originally from Morocco and immigrated to France in 1980s for the better Job opportunities and life. After their full settlement in Paris, Boufal and his twin sister Aicha and their older brother Abdeltif were born. They grew up in Angers, a town southwest of Paris.
What does Sofiane Boufal play for?
The Moroccon international, Sofiane Boufal, began his football career by joining the youth academy of French club Angers FC.
- Boufal made his debut for the club at the age of 18 in August 2012.
- He made his professional debut in the 2013-14 Ligue 2 season.
- In the 2014–15 season, he helped Angers win promotion to Ligue 1.
- On 9th January 2015, Boufal was transferred to the French club Lille in Ligue 1.
- In the 2015-16 Ligue one season, he scored 12 goals in 35 appearances in all competitions for Lille.
- On 29th August 2016, Southampton announced they had signed Boufal on a five-year contract for a club-record fee of £16 million.
- In the 2016–17 season, Boufal scored only one League Cup goal and one Premier League goal.
- In July 2018, Boufal joined La Liga side, Celta Vigo, on loan for the 2018–19 campaign.
Return to Angers
- On 5th October 2020, Boufal returned to his former club Angers on a free transfer.
- As of the 2022-23 season, he has made 54 appearances scoring 12 goals.
Sofiane Boufal International career
- Boufal made his debut for the Moroccan national team on 26th March 2016 in the African Cup of Nations qualification victory against Cape Verde.
- He was included at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
- On 10th November 2022, he was named in Morocco’s 23-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Sofiane Boufal Transfer news
- On 9th January 2015, Boufal transferred to Lille in Ligue 1 from Angers FC.
- On 29th August 2016, Boufal joined premier league club Southampton FC on a five-year contract for a reported fee of £16 million.
- On 5th October 2020, Boufal returned to his first club Angers on a free transfer.
Sofiane Boufal Awards and Achievements
- UNFP Player of the Month: April 2016
- Premier League Goal of the Season: 2017–18
- Angers Player of the Month: August 2021
- EFL Cup runner-up: 2016–17
- Coupe de la Ligue runner-up: 2015–16
Who is Sofiane Boufal dating?
If we take a glimpse at Boufal’s social media accounts like Instagram, and Facebook we cannot trace or find any proof regarding his girlfriend or any link with the girl. In every photo and video posted by him, we can only find him clicking photos of himself or with his teammates.
From here we can know that he is a guy highly dedicated to his career and work. Possibly, his focus on his profession might have made this handsome dude stay away from the relationship bond. But we are not 100 percent sure about his relationship background because who knows that he might have secretly dated his loved one.
Sofiane Boufal Net Worth and Salary
As of November 2022, the net worth of Sofiane Boufal is estimated to be US $10 million. Currently, playing as a midfielder for Angers F.C., Boufal earns £25,000 per week, and £1.2 million annually. His current market value is €8 million.
The football star hasn’t lack behind in living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a beautiful mansion in Paris. The player drives a Range Rover, and a luxury sedan worth thousands of dollars.
How tall is Sofiane Boufal?
Sofiane Boufal is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is around 65 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep himself fit and active. He has a short haircut that is dark brown in color. His eyes color are black.
He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Angers FC football training center for warm-ups and training.
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