Kalidou Koulibaly is a soccer player playing for Chelsea and also the Senegal national football team.

France-born Koulibaly spent time with Saint-Die and Metz in his youth career, making first-team appearances at the latter club from 2010 to 2012, before being signed by Belgian outfit Genk in 2012.

Koulibaly helped Genk win the Belgian Cup in 2013 and had two solid seasons, prompting a move to Serie A club Napoli in 2014 on a five-year deal. Around the same time, he had interest from France, but he opted to play for Senegal, where his parents hailed from.

Team Chelsea FC Chelsea FC
Position Defender
Height / weight 1.86 m / 89 kg
Born 20 Jun 1991
Nationality Senegal Senegal
Team History
Chelsea FC Chelsea 2022 - present
SSC Napoli SSC Napoli 2014 - 2022
KRC Genk KRC Genk 2012 - 2014
FC Metz FC Metz 2010 - 2012
FC Metz FC Metz 2009 - 2011

Koulibaly spent eight years in Italy with Napoli, progressing his career with numerous accolades including being in the Serie A Team of the Year four times.

He helped Senegal win the Africa Cup of Nations in early 2022, before signing with Chelsea in July 2022 for 33 million pounds.

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