Cheick Souaré

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Cheick Souaré
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Souaré in 2021 against Lens.
Personal information
Full name Cheick Oumar Souaré
Date of birth (2002-09-03) 3 September 2002 (age 18)
Place of birth Arras, France
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 41
Youth career
2009–2014 Martigues
2014–2015 Istres
2015–2020 Marseille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Marseille II 8 (1)
2020– Marseille 1 (0)
National team
2018 France U16 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 June 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 February 2021

Cheick Oumar Souaré (born 3 September 2002) is a French professional footballer who plays as a Midfielder for Ligue 1 club Marseille.[1]

Early life[]

Born in Arras, Pas-de-Calais, he started playing football with FC Martigues in the south of France, aged seven. He later played for FC Istres, before joining Marseille in 2015. He signed his first professional contract with the club in June 2020.[2][3]

Club career[]

He was first included in Marseile's squad in February 2021, as the club was going on a losing streak with several internal tensions and supporters riots, eventually leading to the departure of André Villas-Boas.[4]

Cheick Souaré made his professional debut for Olympique de Marseille on the 3 February 2021, coming up as a substitute in the 2–2 draw against Lens.[5]

International career[]

Born in France, Souaré is of Guinean descent. He is a youth international for France.[3]


  1. ^ Cheick Souaré at Soccerway
  2. ^ "OM : Cheick Souaré, milieu relayeur, gaucher et sûr techniquement". La Provence (in French). 22 June 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b "Cheick Souaré signe pro à l'OM". OM (in French). 12 June 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Qui sont Nasser Larguet et Philippe Anziani, propulsés sur le banc de l'OM ? - Ligue 1 - Football". Le Figaro (in French). 3 February 2021. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  5. ^ Dorso, Damien (3 February 2021). "Résultat et résumé Lens - Marseille, Ligue 1 Uber Eats, 23e journée". L'Équipe (in French). Retrieved 3 February 2021.

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