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Encyclopedia > El Hadji Diouf
El-Hadji Diouf
Personal information
Full name El-Hadji Ousseynou Diouf
Date of birth January 15, 1981 (1981-01-15) (age 26)
Place of birth    Dakar, Senegal
Height 5'11 (180 cm)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Bolton Wanderers
Number 21
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2002
2002-2005
2004-2005
2005-
Sochaux
Stade Rennais
RC Lens
Liverpool
Bolton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers
15 0(0)
28 0(1)
54 (18)
54 0(3)
27 0(9)
58 0(8)   
National team
2000- Senegal 41 (36)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 08:19, 21 February 2007 (UTC).
* Appearances (Goals) is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... (City of Dakar, divided into 19 communes darrondissement) City proper (commune) Région Dakar Département Dakar Mayor Pape Diop (PDS) (since 2002) Area 82. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England. ... Sochaux is a town and commune of eastern France, located in the Doubs département, near Montbéliard. ... Stade Rennais Football Club is a French football club from the city of Rennes, currently playing in their 47th season in Ligue 1 (the top French division). ... Racing Club de Lens is a French football club which plays in the northern city of Lens, in the Pas-de-Calais département. ... Liverpool Football Club are an English professional football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, who play in the Premier League; they are historically the most successful club in the history of English football, having won more trophies than any other English club. ... Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England. ... Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England. ...

For the player known as El Hadji Diouf currently playing for AEK Athens FC, please see El Hadji Diouf II.

El-Hadji Ousseynou Diouf (Arabic: الحج ديوف) (born 15 January 1981) is a Senegalese footballer. He plays for Bolton Wanderers and Senegal. AEK FC, (Greek: – Athlitiki Enosis Konstantinoupoleos), the Athletic Union of Constantinople, known in European competitions as AEK Athens, is a Greek association football club based in the city of Athens, Greece. ... El Hadji Diouf II is a young Senegalese footballer currently playing for AEK Athens FC. ... Arabic ( or just ) is the largest living member of the Semitic language family in terms of speakers. ... is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England. ...

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Career

Early career

Diouf started his career in France with Sochaux-Montbéliard – making his first appearance in 2-1 win against Bastia on 12 November 1998 – before moving to Stade Rennais for the 1999-2000 season. He moved to Lens the following season, spending two years at the Pas-de-Calais club before moving to English club Liverpool in 2002. FC Sochaux is a French football team, playing in the town of Montbéliard. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Stade Rennais Football Club is a French football club from the city of Rennes, will play their 48th season in Ligue 1 (the top French division) in 2007-08. ... Racing Club de Lens is a French football club which plays in the northern city of Lens, in the Pas-de-Calais département. ... Pas-de-Calais is a département in northern France named after the strait which it borders. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Liverpool Football Club are an English professional football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, who play in the Premier League; they are historically the most successful club in the history of English football, having won more trophies than any other English club. ...


Liverpool

Liverpool bought the player from Lens for £10,000,000 prior to Senegal's impressive 2002 World Cup run, beating holders France as well as Sweden and getting to the quarter final. Diouf was named African Footballer of the Year in February 2003 for the second year running, for helping Senegal come runner-up in 2002 African Nations Cup and the achievement in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. “GBP” redirects here. ... The 2002 Football World Cup (Official name: 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan) was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... The African Footballer of the Year award, presented to the best African football (soccer) player each year, has been confered by the Confederation of African Football since 1992. ... The 2002 African Nations Cup was the 23rd edition of the African Nations Cup, the Mali. ... Qualifying countries The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ...


Bolton

Bolton Wanderers bought Diouf from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee at the start of the 2005-06 season, after they had loaned the player for the 2004-05 season. On September 15, 2005, El Hadji Diouf scored Bolton's first ever goal in a European competition against Lokomotiv Plovdiv in a UEFA Cup match at the Reebok Stadium. Bolton went on to win the game 2-1. He has largely been a huge success at Bolton and has become a fans' favourite due to his flair and direct running, he remains an integral part of the Bolton side. Despite courting some controversy in a 1-0 home defeat to Portsmouth F.C. in November 2004 when he allegedly spat at Portsmouth captain Arjan de Zeeuw, his goal in a 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture at Fratton Park ultimately earned Bolton European qualification for the first time. The 2005-2006 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... In football (soccer), a loan involves a particular player being allowed to temporarily play for a club other than the one he is currently contracted to. ... The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... PFC Lokomotiv 1936 Plovdiv (Bulgarian: ) is a Bulgarian football club, from the city of Plovdiv. ... The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams, organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). ... The Reebok Stadium is the home stadium of English Premier League football club Bolton Wanderers, and is located on the Middlebrook retail park in Horwich, near Bolton. ... Portsmouth Football Club are an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. ... Adrianus Arjan de Zeeuw (born April 16, 1970 in Castricum, Netherlands) is a Dutch football (soccer) player. ...


When diouf scores wanderers fans sing "Sha la la la la la la la DIOUF DIOUF, Sha la la la la la la la DIOUF DIOUF, Sha la la la la la la la, EL HADJI DIOUF WILL SPIT ON YOU" (ammarillo tune)


Another song sometimes sang towards diouf is... "If you all hate Diouf clap your hands... if you all hate Diouf clap your hand... if you all hate Diouf... all hate Diouf... all hate Diouf clap your hands." This is followed by applause usually reserved for World Cup Tournament Victories.


Another crowd song about el Hadji Diouf is "He Cheats, He Dives, He spits in People's Eye's, El Hadji Diouf, el Hadji Diouf!!!"


International career

Diouf's international career started in April 2000 against Benin; Diouf has earned 41 international caps and scored 16 goals for his country. Diouf played for Senegal in their 2002 Fifa World Cup campaign and was elected to the World Cup All-Star team, after leading Senegal to the quarterfinals and victories over France (1-0) and Sweden (2-1). Senegal eventually lost 1-0 in overtime to Turkey. He was banned from international football for four matches in 2004 for a verbal assault on referee Ali Bujsaim. In 2004, he was named to the FIFA 100, a list of the 125 greatest living footballers selected by Pelé in conjunction with FIFA's centenary celebrations. A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ... Qualifying countries The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... Ali Mohamed Bujsaim (Arabic: ‎) (born September 9, 1959) is a retired football (soccer) referee from the United Arab Emirates, best known for supervising at three FIFA World Cups: 1994 (two matches), 1998 (three matches) and 2002 (two matches). ... Pelé The FIFA 100 is a list of the world-renowned Brazilian striker Pelés choice of the greatest living footballers. Unveiled on March 4, 2004 at a gala ceremony in London, the FIFA 100 marked part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the F... “Pele” redirects here. ... The International Federation of Football Association (French: ), commonly known by its acronym, FIFA, is the international governing body of association football. ...


References

I'm a Bolton fan and there is no way in God's Earth that El Hadji Diouf has scored 64 Goals for Bolton. Maybe he's spat in 64 faces but not a chance he's put 64 balls in the back of a net.


External links

  • El Hadji Diouf career stats at Soccerbase
  • Profile, stats and pictures of El-Hadji Diouf on Sitercl.Com
Preceded by
Patrick Mboma
African Footballer of the Year
2001 - 2008
Succeeded by
Samuel Eto'o

  Results from FactBites:
 
El-Hadji Diouf ficha por el Bolton · Ligas del Mundo · Deportes · Terra (183 words)
El internacional senegalés El-Hadji Diouf firmó hoy un contrato por las próximas cuatro temporadas con el Bolton, procedente del Liverpool.
El delantero de 24 años, que ya jugó la pasada temporada como cedido en el equipo de Sam Allardyce, es el primer fichaje del club, que la próxima temporada disputará la Copa de la UEFA por primera vez.
Diouf, que llegó al Liverpool en 2002 procedente del Lens, jugó la pasada campaña 27 partidos de Liga con el Bolton, en los que anotó nueve goles y ahora se encuetnra entrenándose en Dakar con su selección para prepara el partido de clasificación mundialista del próximo sábado ante Togo.
El Hadji Diouf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (309 words)
El Hadji Ousseynou Diouf (born 15 January 1981) is a Senegalese footballer.
Diouf was named African Footballer of the Year in February 2003 for the second year running, for helping Senegal come runner-up in 2002 African Nations Cup and the achievement in the 2002 World Cup.
On September 15, 2005, El Hadji Diouf scored Bolton Wanderers' first ever goal in a European competition against Lokomotiv Plovdiv in a UEFA Cup match at the Reebok Stadium.
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