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Full NameSouleymane Sane
First NameSouleymane
Last NameSane
ProfessionSenegalese former footballer
Birth CityDakar
Birth CountrySenegal
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRegina Weber
No Of Children3
Height174 cm
Date of BirthFebruary 26,1961
Age63 years

Souleymane Sane full name Souleyman Jean Sane is a Senegalese former professional footballer

He played for several clubs such as Freiburg, Nuremberg, and many more.

He is best known as being a father of German professional footballer Leroy Sane.


He is a married man. His beautiful wife's name is Regina Weber

She is a German former individual rhythmic gymnast. She is the All-around bronze medalist in the 1984 Olympic

She took part in an international competition for the first time in 1981 World Championships finishing in 10th position in all round. 

She announced her retirement in 1987.
Souleymane Sane and Regina met for the first time while playing professionally for SG Wattenscheid 09

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After that, they began dating each other and decided to get married. 

There is no information about when the couple got married in their wiki sites.

They are still together and spending blissful married life together.

Souleymane Sane with his wife.
Souleymane Sane with his wife. Source: Famosos- Culture Mix

His Children

He is blessed with three sons with his wife, Regina Weber. His oldest son's name is Kim Sane

He was born on 20 January 1995. He is German by nationality. 

He is a footballer like his father and plays for several clubs.

His second son's name is Leroy Sane, and his youngest son's name is Sidi Sane. He was born on 21 April 2003

Currently, he is playing for FC Schalke 04 U17

Souleymane Sane with his wife and children.
Souleymane Sane with his wife and children. Source: Twitter

Son, Leroy Sane

Leroy Sane full name Leroy Aziz Sane plays as a winger and an attacking midfielder for a club in Bundesliga, Bayern

He plays for the German national team also. 

See: Berthold Kimmich, Father Of Joshua Kimmich

He began playing football for the youth team of SG Wattenscheid 09 in 2001

On 3 September 2015, he made debut for the German 21

He was born on 11 January 1996 in Essen, Germany. He holds German and French citizenship

He has a height of six feet. He is not married yet but has a partner named Candice Brook

He has a daughter named Rio Stella with her.

He posted a photo with his partner and daughter on Instagram on 13 March 2019 with a cool pose. 

The caption of the photo is 

'There's a new…'

Souleymane Sane's son, Leroy Sane with his partner and daughter.
Souleymane Sane's son, Leroy Sane with his partner and daughter. Source: Instagram

Supportive Father

He is a very supporter father. He helps his children to pursue their careers in football

He is the first teacher of them. He is a big fan of his son Leroy Sane.

The father-son duo often appeared in several interviews. He is always there to see the important match of his son. 

He is such a proud father. 

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In an interview, he was asked that why his son Leroy was not playing for Senegal, and he answered that Senegal never showed interest in his son, so he was playing for Manchester City and Germany national team

Souleymane Sane with his son, Leroy Sane.
Souleymane Sane with his son, Leroy Sane. Source: ACL Sports

Net Worth

He has a massive net worth, but he hasn't revealed his actual net worth till date. 

He earned that sum of money from his career as a footballer

He spent much of his career with SG Wattenscheid

He signed his first professional contract in 1985 with club Bundesliga

He has played for several teams during his career.

After retirement from football, he worked as a coach for the Zanzibar national football team from 2008 to 2011

Some of the team he was associated with him are shown below. 

1985-1988SC Freiburg56
1988-19901.FC Nurnberg12
1990-1994SG Wattenscheid 0939
1994-1995FC Tirol Innsbruck23

According to sources, his son has a net worth of 5 million dollars

He earns that sum of fortune from his career in football, endorsements, and several commercial ads.


  1. He was born on 26 February 1961 in Dakar, Senegal.
  2. He is Senegalese- French by nationality.
  3. He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

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Updated On Sun Oct 09 2022 Published On Mon Jul 20 2020 By paper-boat

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