Edouard Mendy Biography: Childhood Story, Quitting Football, Family

February 07, 2022

Edouard Mendy is a popular professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Premier League club, Chelsea as well as the Senegal National Team.

Edouard Mendy biography
Edouard Mendy

This article is about Edouard Mendy. It contains Edouard Mendy's biography, Childhood story, career, family, net worth, relationship, and everything else we know about him. 

Before you continue, we would like you to have a quick look at Edouard Mendy's profile summary.

Edouard Mendy Profile

Full Name: Edouard Mendy

Date of Birth: March 1st, 1992

Age: 30 

Nationality: Senegalese

Education: Not Available

Occupation: Footballer - Goalkeeper

Net Worth: Not Available

Who is Edouard Mendy?

Edouard Mendy is a professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Chelsea Football Club. He also plays for the Senegal National Team and he is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

He is nicknamed 'Tall DoorKeeper.'

Edouard Mendy Early Life

Edouard Mendy was born on March 1st, 1992 in the French municipality of Montivilliers, Northern France. 

He was born to a Senegalese mother and a father from Guinea-Bissau. 

Edouard Mendy grew up with his family in France together with the now popular Fernando Mendy, Edouard Mendy's cousin.

How Old is Edouard Mendy?

Edouard Mendy will be 30 years old in 2022. He was born on March 1st, 1992.

What is Edouard Mendy's Height and Weight?

Edouard Mendy's height is 1.97 m. He weighs 86kg.

Edouard Mendy Family

This section discussed Edouard Mendy's family background and origin.

Edouard Mendy grew up in a middle-class family, that is, he grew up without lack. He had a memorable childhood and one in which he got almost everything he ever asked for.

Edouard Mendy is a French and Senegalese national. His family's origin is rooted in Guinea-Bissau where his father came from. That makes him an African multi-ethnic personality and one of the few in top-flight football.

Edouard Mendy Career

Growing up, Edouard Mendy fell in love with soccer and he dreamt of becoming a professional footballer when he grew up.

When his parents discovered his dream at the age of seven, they set him on the right path by enrolling him at Le Havre Caucriauville football club.

Later, he joined the Le Havre Athletic Club where he mastered his goalkeeping basics.

While at the club, Edouard Mendy delivered great performances, however, he was stuck behind a more talented Zacharia Boucher. For this reason, he dropped levels to play with CS Municipaux.

Edouard Mendy Early Career Disappointment and Quitting Football

Edouard Mendy began his professional career in soccer with AS Cherbourg which expired in 2014. He received offers to join other clubs but he wouldn't take them as he had his vision on playing in a League outside France.

He was disappointed by his ex-agent who had given him high hopes of sealing a deal with him, however, things didn't go as planned and Edouard Mendy became jobless.

After a full year of being jobless, Edouard Mendy decided to quit soccer. At the time, he was supported by his family and friends who encouraged him to give soccer another try.

He returned to Le Havre where soccer first started for him without salary for one year.

One day, information got to him that Marseille was on the lookout for a goalkeeper to replace reserves - Julien Fabri and Brice Samba, who were out on loan. Edouard Mendy applied and passed the club's trial, thereby their fourth-choice goalkeeper.

At Marseille, he trained with professionals such as About Diaby, Lassana Diarra and he won duels against Michy Batshuayi and Steven Fletcher.

In 2017/2018, Edouard Mendy moved to Ligue 2 Outfit Reims in search of regular playtime and there he thrived to become the club's first-choice keeper during the 2017-2018 season.

He helped the club achieve Ligue 1 before he left Rennes.

Rennes Success Story - Edouard Mendy Success Story

At Rennes, Edouard Mendy became popular as he helped the club to finish third which earned them a qualification for the Champions League.

This achievement earned him praises from many distinguished personalities including Rennes and Chelsea Football Club's Legend Petr Cech, who later advised the Blues' Frank Lampard to sign him - Edouard Mendy.

Edouard Mendy Personal Life

This section will discuss Edouard Mendy's personal life such as his relationship and everything else about his personal life.

Who is Edouard Mendy’s Girlfriend? 

Who is Edouard Mendy dating? Is Edouard Mendy married?

Edouard Mendy is believed to be in a relationship, however, he is yet to reveal who the woman he is dating is. 

Edouard Mendy Family Life

This section discussed Edouard Mendy's family; Edouard Mendy's mother, father, and siblings.

Edouard Mendy’s Mother

Edouard Mendy mother
Edouard Mendy's Mother

Edouard Mendy's mother is one of Edouard Mendy's biggest fans. She is from Senegal and is said to have supported Edouard Mendy throughout his journey to becoming a professional goalkeeper.

Edouard Mendy’s Father

Edouard Mendy's father, although late, was also one of Edouard Mendy's biggest supporters. He was from Guinea-Bissau and died of a severe health problem.

One time, Edouard Mendy agreed to play for his father's lineage (Guinea-Bissau) as a way to pay his father.

Edouard Mendy Siblings

Edouard Mendy siblings
Edouard Mendy's Siblings

Edouard Mendy has several brothers and a sister all of whom he grew up with.

Also, there's Edouard Mendy's cousin, Ferland Mendy, who plays for Real Madrid and the national team of France.

Edouard Mendy Net Worth

Edouard Mendy's net worth is still under review at the time of writing this Edouard Mendy biography.

However, without a doubt, he is wealthy, but we will update this section when the required information has been received and verified.

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