William Alain Andre Gabriel Saliba professionally known as William Saliba is a French professional football player who plays for Ligue 1 club Nice, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal as a defender. At the age of six, he began playing football, coached by the father of Kylian Mbappe. In 2016, he moved to the youth team of Saint-Etienne. At the age of 17, on 30 May 2018, he signed his first contract. On 25 September 2018, he made his professional debut with Saint-Etienne. After a year, on 25 July 2019, Arsenal signed him in a long-term contract with the club.
On the international level, he has represented French national teams on various age levels. He has yet to make his senior international debut.
What is William Saliba Famous For?
- Arsenal signed him in a long-term contract with the club.
- Won the 2020 FA Community Shield with Arsenal.
Where is William Saliba From?
William Saliba was born on 24 March 2001. His birth name is William Alain Andre Gabriel Saliba. His birthplace is Bondy, France. He was born to a Cameroonian mother and a Lebanese father. He holds French nationality. His horoscope sign is Aries.
William Saliba Football Career Timeline
- At the age of six, he began playing football, coached by the father of Kylian Mbappe.
- From 2008-14, he was in the youth of AS Bondy.
- From 2014-16, he was in the youth team of FC Montfermeil.
- In 2016, he moved to the youth team of Saint-Etienne.
- At the age of 17, on 30 May 2018, he signed his first contract with Saint-Etienne.
- On 25 September 2018, he made his professional debut with Saint-Etienne in a Ligue 1 win over Toulouse. He made 13 starting appearances for the first season at Saint-Etienne.
- After a year, on 25 July 2019, Arsenal signed him in a long-term contract with the club.
- He re-joined Saint-Etienne on loan for the beginning of the 2019-20 Ligue 1 campaign, as part of the transfer with Arsenal.
- After the end of his loan, he returned to Arsenal and was handed the number 4 shirt.
- In January 2021, he joined Nice on loan for the remainder of the season.
William Saliba International Career
- The aspiring footballer William Saliba has yet to make his senior international debut.
- He has represented the French football team at various age levels.
- The young footballer will soon secure a place in the senior team.
William Saliba Girlfriend
William Saliba is too young to get married. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates in his love life will be updated here.
William Saliba Height
William Saliba stands at a height of 1.92m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has a bodyweight of 85kg. His eye and hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
William Saliba Salary and Net Worth
William Saliba earns from his professional career as a football player. His income from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $1 million and his salary is not revealed yet. Any updates on his salary will be updated here.