Babacar Gueye

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Babacar Gueye
Personal information
Full name Babacar M'Baye Gueye
Date of birth (1986-03-02) 2 March 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard
Number 10
Youth career
0000–2002 Génération Foot
2002–2003 FC Metz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 FC Metz 147 (30)
2009 CS Sedan (loan) 16 (5)
2009–2012 Alemannia Aachen 45 (4)
2011–2012 FSV Frankfurt (loan) 13 (0)
2012–2016[1] Shenzhen Ruby 125 (79)
2017– Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 0 (0)
National team
2004–2008 Senegal 25 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 July 2016.

Babacar M'Baye Gueye (born 2 March 1986 in Dakar) is a Senegalese football striker. who currently plays for China League One side Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard.


Gueye began his career with Génération Foot[2] and joined FC Metz in 2002. On 27 January 2009, the Senegalese striker was loaned to CS Sedan where he remained until June 2009.[3] On 23 July 2009 he signed a four-year contract with German club Alemannia Aachen[4] for a transfer fee of 500.000 Euro. During the summer break, he agreed to a one-year loan spell at FSV Frankfurt. Gueye made his first game for his new club on the season opener at home against 1. FC Union Berlin, on 15 July 2011. He failed to score from the penalty spot in the dying seconds of injury time, thus the game ended in a 1–1 draw.

Gueye transferred to China League One club Shenzhen Ruby on 28 February 2012. He won two successive top scorers of the league between 2012 and 2013.

International career[edit]

Gueye is current member of the Senegal national football team with 25 appearances and seven goals.[5]

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother is ex-Metz midfielder Ibrahima Gueye who now plays for CS Louhans-Cuiseaux and his cousin is Momar N'Diaye, who also played for Metz.


  1. ^ "Babacar Gueye wechselt nach China" (in German). 27 February 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Prestigious Sponsors". Génération Foot. Retrieved 28 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Babacar Gueye en renfort" (in French). Retrieved 28 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Metz : Babacar Gueye file en Allemagne" (in French). 23 July 2009. Retrieved 28 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Gueye, Babacar". National Football Teams. Retrieved 28 October 2009. 

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