Bouna Sarr is a professional footballer currently playing for the German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. Born in France, he started his career at the age of 15 with the Auxerre youth academy before moving on to Marseille and then FC Metz.
After impressing during his time in Germany with FC Metz, Sarr signed a contract with Bayern Munich in 2018. Since then, he has gone on to become one of the most important players in their squad and has made a number of appearances for the French national team.
Let’s take an in-depth look at Bouna Sarr’s career and his success so far with Bayern Munich.
Bouna Sarr personal information
Name: Bouna Sarr
Height: 1.77m (5’10”)
Age: 31 years old (born on January 31, 1992)
Current club: Bayern Munich
Club number: 20
Salary: €4 million per year
Net worth: Unknown
Bouna Sarr was born on January 31, 1992, in Lyon, France. His parents are from Senegal, and he holds dual citizenship of France and Senegal. Sarr grew up in the suburbs of Lyon, where he started playing football at a young age.
Sarr’s father was also a footballer, and he played as a striker in the lower leagues of French football. He was a major influence on his son’s footballing career and provided him with the guidance and support he needed to succeed.
Sarr’s talent was quickly noticed by local clubs, and he was scouted by Le Mans FC at the age of 18. He joined the club’s youth academy and worked his way up through the ranks to the first team.
In 2020, Sarr joined German club Bayern Munich on a five-year contract. He made his Bayern debut in October 2015 and went on to win the Bundesliga title that season.
Bouna Sarr began his professional career with Le Mans FC in 2011, where he played for four seasons before moving to FC Metz in 2015. He spent only one season with Metz before being signed by Olympique de Marseille in 2016 for a reported fee of €1.5 million.
At Marseille, Sarr played primarily as a right-back but was also used as a right midfielder on occasion. He quickly established himself as a key player in the team and played a major role in helping the club reach the Europa League final in 2018.
In October 2020, Sarr was signed by German club Bayern Munich on a four-year contract for a reported fee of €10 million. He played a bit-part role for the club in his first season, making 24 appearances in all competitions and winning the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup.
Bouna Sarr has represented the Senegal national football team since 2020. He made his debut for the team on October 9, 2020, in a friendly match against Morocco. Sarr was called up to the team for the first time by the then-coach of the team, Aliou Cissé.
He has made two appearances for Senegal as of June 2021. However, Sarr has not yet played in any major international tournaments for his country. Senegal has qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and it remains to be seen whether he will be included in the squad for the tournament.
Bouna Sarr was born on 25 October 1993 in Saint-Louis, Senegal. He is of Senegalese descent. Sarr began his football career playing for local club Génération Foot. In 2010, he joined the academy of French club Olympique de Marseille. He made his professional debut for Marseille in 2013.
Sarr has represented Senegal at youth level. He was a member of the Senegal national under-23 team that won the 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.
Sarr is married to Maëva Bonnet, with whom he has two sons, born in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
As of May 2020, Sarr has made a total of 103 appearances for Marseille and has scored seven goals. He has also been capped once by the France national team.
Sarr made his professional debut for Marseille in a 2–0 Ligue 1 win over Toulouse on 12 August 2017. On 8 September 2018, he scored his first professional goal in a 3–1 league win against Nantes.
On 19 August 2019, Sarr signed a five-year contract with German club Bayern Munich for an initial fee of €15 million. The deal could potentially rise to €22 million with add-ons.
In his first season at Bayern, Sarr won the Bundesliga title as well as the DFB-Pokal. He made 16 appearances in all competitions, including two starts in the Champions League.
*Ligue 1: 2016-17 with AS Monaco
*Coupe de France: 2017-18 with Paris Saint-Germain
*Trophée des Champions: 2018 with Paris Saint-Germain
*Bundesliga: 2020-21 with Bayern Munich
*DFB-Pokal: 2020-21 with Bayern Munich
*UEFA Champions League: 2019-20 with Bayern Munich
*UEFA Super Cup: 2020 with Bayern Munich
*FIFA Club World Cup: 2020 with Bayern Munich