Moussa Sissoko

Moussa Sissoko ( born August 16, 1989 in Le Blanc -Mesnil ) is a French football player.

Club career

Moussa Sissoko came by chance to soccer: in the summer of 2003, he accompanied a friend to a Sichtungstag for young people, which the FC Toulouse, held in La Courneuve. In the course of this day Sissoko, who belonged to any club until then, was asked to participate in a training game to fill one of the teams. Immediately afterwards took Toulouse the 14 -year-olds not yet in its training center.

After only eight appearances for the reserve team in the fourth division Championnat de France amateur, the then -coach Élie Baup Sissoko in August 2007 for the first time in the Erstligaelf of TFC. One of his strengths is his versatility: he can due to a very good technique and explosiveness - as Baup - be used both on the offensive right winger as in central midfield. As a result, the youngster was quickly become the undisputed master player; until January 2013, he completed 192 point games in Ligue 1, scoring 20 goals also.

End of January 2013 moved Sissoko to the English first division club Newcastle United. DC in his second game for Newcastle Sissoko scored a brace against Chelsea.

In the National Team

Moussa Sissoko came already from 2004 in the year of national teams and as of 2008 also in the youth national team ( " espoir " ) for use; in the U-15 to U -17 team, he played eleven games ( two goals), at the espoir seven matches with a goal is scored. Beginning of August 2009 appointed national team coach Raymond Domenech Sissoko for the first time in the roster of A- national team. In the World Cup qualifying away match against the Faroe Islands he was initially on the bench, in the return match against the same opponents in October 2009, he debuted then, however, as a substitute. Four days later against Austria he was even from the first whistle on the lawn. Even under Domenech's successor Laurent Blanc ( in August 2010) and Didier Deschamps ( from October 2012 ) came Sissoko used.