A Souleyman Sane, Senegalese living in France since he was four, he had to do his military service near the German border. And to keep playing football signed by a modest German team. This cluster of chances to win earned him his first professional contract in Freiburg, becoming one of the first black players to play in the Bundesliga.

Sane developed almost his entire career in Germany and neighboring countries such as Austria or Switzerland. The Franco-Senegalese would take final roots in Germany to marry a natural gymnast of this country. His children, carriers of various nationalities could not leave anything other than sports and now one of them, named Leroy Sane, is on everyone’s lips.

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Leroy inherited good genes from his father to play football. Although fast, not so fast as he (his father said it was able to close marks 10 seconds in the hundred meters), but everyone who saw either match that is much more talented, which will go further and take in the future the shirt of one of the largest in Europe. Maybe even sooner than we think.

For now carries the Schalke 04, where it has grown as a player. Play in Gelsenkirchen team allowed him debut on a stage category: the Santiago Bernabeu and a Champions League. By then an unknown boy of 18, Sane scored a goal and starting the play of another, and Real Madrid fans shook with fear as the tie reached jeopardized.

Only a few more opportunities seized enough to heal became a regular place in the training of miners. He has good ball skills, good ball, game viewing … The left-hander is a threat especially when playing at any of the positions of playmaker and this season has usually been a starter and both Bundesliga and in European competition.

As each time one of these young talents comes to the fore, the name of Sane and is linked to several teams. Increasingly large sign before this type of star in the making, although this does not save much money in most cases. Therefore, Barcelona, Manchester City or Arsenal and seems to walk behind this talent, with 20 years still, still has much to learn.

Schalke, who have gathered in this template to other exciting young players like Meyer, Goretzka or Hojberg (this loan from Bayern Munich), has no hurry to sell. The player is still under contract ahead so we just Gelserkirchen you out of a succulent offer. In fact, to deny that, for the moment, have received offers for him and heal wants to follow in the Ruhr for long.

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A Souleyman Sane, Senegalese living in France since he was four, he had to do his military service near the German border. And to keep playing football signed by a modest German team. This cluster of chances to win earned him his first professional contract in Freiburg, becoming one...