Ousmane Dembélé Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ousmane Dembélé Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight73 kg
Date of BirthMay 15, 1997
Zodiac SignTaurus
GirlfriendUnknown

Ousmane Dembélé is a French professional soccer player known for his successful career and for having performed under popular football clubs like Stade Rennais FC, Borussia Dortmund, and FC Barcelona. He has done endorsement work for numerous brands like Nike. Ousmane has a huge social media fan base with more than 6 million followers on Instagram and more than 600k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Ousmane Dembélé

Nick Name

Mosquito

Ousmane Dembélé during a CFA2 match in May 2015
Ousmane Dembélé during a CFA2 match in May 2015 (S. Plaine / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Vernon, France

Residence

Barcelona, Spain

Nationality

French

Education

Ousmane Dembélé started his soccer journey at the youth setup of Madeleine Évreux. At the age of 12, he joined Évreux FC 27. A year later, he joined the youth academy of Rennes.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Ousmane Dembélé Snr.
  • Mother – Fatimata Dembélé
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Ousmane Dembélé is represented by Badou Sambague.

Position

Forward, Winger

Shirt Number

23 – Stade Rennais FC

7 – Borussia Dortmund

11 – FC Barcelona, France National Team

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ousmane Dembélé and his representatives have been very protective of his personal life, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Ousmane Dembélé as seen in March 2018
Ousmane Dembélé as seen in March 2018 (Cyril Venediktov / www.soccer.ru / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

On his father’s side, he has Malian ancestry, while, on his mother’s side, he has Mauritanian and Senegalese ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short cropped hairdo
  • High cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

Ousmane Dembélé has inked an endorsement deal with Nike as part of which, he is required to wear their cleats for his professional matches. He also wears their merchandise during his public appearances.

Religion

His religious views aren’t known publicly.

Ousmane Dembélé (Right) and James Lea Siliki as seen in June 2015
Ousmane Dembélé (Right) and James Lea Siliki as seen in June 2015 (James Lea Siliki / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • His scintillating season with Borussia Dortmund during which he managed to score 11 goals and recorded astonishing 20 assists
  • His high profile transfer to FC Barcelona in August 2017 as they paid €105 million to Borussia Dortmund. The Catalan club promised further €40 million in add-ons.
  • Being one of the most exciting young attacking players in the European soccer

First Soccer Match

  • In September 2015, he made his professional debut for Rennes in a Ligue 1 match against Angers. He was sent in as a substitute in the 2nd half.
  • In August 2016, he made his first appearance for Borussia Dortmund in his side’s 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the DFL-Supercup match.
  • In September 2017, he made his debut for FC Barcelona in a La Liga match against their city rivals Espanyol at Camp Nou. He assisted his side’s 5th goal in 5-0 win.
  • In September 2016, he made his international debut for France National Team in their match against Italy. He came in as Antoine Griezmann‘s substitute in the 2nd half.

Strengths

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Dribbling
  • Ball Control
  • Technical Ability

Weaknesses

  • Strength
  • Sometimes holds the ball for too long
  • Injury-prone
  • Lack of discipline

First Film

He hasn’t appeared in any theatrical film yet.

First TV Show

In June 2018, Ousmane Dembélé made his first TV show appearance in The Creators episode of the sports documentary, Phenoms.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Ousmane Dembélé Favorite Things

  • Video Games – Mario Kart, NBA Live 18, and FIFA 2017
  • TV Series – Narcos
  • Music Artist – MHD
  • Action Hero – Chuck Norris
  • Fashion Brands – Balmain, Dolce & Gabbana
  • Role ModelNeymar
SourceSport, ESPN
Ousmane Dembélé in the BVB training camp in July 2017
Ousmane Dembélé in the BVB training camp in July 2017 (Reto Stauffer / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Ousmane Dembélé Facts

  1. In May 2016, he was bought by Borussia Dortmund from Rennes for an undisclosed amount. He signed a 5 year deal with the German club.
  2. In his only season with Borussia Dortmund, he won DFB-Pokal Cup. He was even declared “Man of the Match” in the final match against Bayern Munich. At the end of 2016/17 season, he was selected as the “Bundesliga Rookie of the Season”. He was also included in the “Bundesliga Team of the Season”.
  3. In August 2017, he moved to Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund in a deal reported to be worth €105 million. About €40 million was tied in add-ons. Rennes also received €20 million from Dortmund’s transfer fees.
  4. Upon his transfer to Barcelona, he was handed number 11 jersey, which was previously worn by the Brazilian superstar Neymar, who had recently left the club for Paris Saint-Germain.
  5. In September 2017, he suffered a hamstring injury in his first league start for Barcelona. He was ruled out for 4 months. He was declared fit in January 2018 but a couple of weeks later, he once again got injured and was ruled out for 4 weeks.
  6. In his debut season with FC Barcelona, he won Copa del Rey as well as La Liga.
  7. In the early months of 2018, it was reported that the officials at Barcelona were concerned about his lifestyle and felt it was having a negative impact on his game. They even decided to provide him with a personal chef to make sure that he wasn’t eating fast food.
  8. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by S. Plaine / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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