Sofiane Boufal is a professional footballer. He has been a member of the Ligue 1 club Angers since 2020 and the Moroccan national team since 2016. He plays attacking midfield for both his club and the Moroccan national team.
|Full Name||Sofiane Boufal|
|Siblings||Abdeltif Boufal, Aicha Boufal|
|Date of Birth||September 17, 1993|
His father’s and mother’s information is being reviewed. He was born in France and is a French citizen. His parents, however, relocated to France from Morocco before he was born. His family is originally from Morocco. Sofiane has two younger siblings. He has a twin sister as well as an older brother. Aicha Boufal is his twin sister, while Abdeltif Boufal is his older brother. His bond with his siblings is unbreakable. The information on whether or not he is married is being reviewed.
Sofiane’s participation at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar
Morocco’s national team qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar by finishing in the top five in the third round of CAF fixtures. Morocco’s national team will be represented by 26 players at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. When Morocco’s national team manager, Walid Regragui, unveiled the 26-man roster, he was included on the list. As a result, he is now representing Morocco at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. He now plays for Morocco’s national team as an attacking midfielder.
How did he begin his professional career and qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar?
Sofiane joined Angers’ second squad in Ligue 1 in 2012. In August 2012, he made his first-team debut. He aided the club’s promotion from Ligue 2 to Ligue 1. Many organizations saw his abilities and were eager to sign him. He signed a deal with Lille on January 9, 2015. He contributed to the squad finishing as runners-up in the 2015 Coupe De La Ligue. He signed a five-year deal with Premier League team Southampton in 2016. In 2018, he was loaned to La Liga club Celta Vigo for one season.
After one season at the club, he returned to Southampton. In 2020, he joined his first club, Angers. Because of his outstanding performance at the club, the manager of Morocco’s national team summoned him to play in the African Cup of Nations qualifying. He also took part in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. On November 10, 2022, he was chosen by Morocco’s national team manager to participate in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Why did he not play for the French national team despite being born in France?
Sofiane did not play for France’s national squad despite being given the chance. Despite being born in France, his forefathers were of African ancestry. His father and mother are both Moroccan. As a result, he chose to follow in the footsteps of his forefathers and play for Morocco’s national team.
Sofiane Boufal has a net worth of $3 million. While signing a deal with Ligue 1 team Angers, he agreed to pay $1.8 million each season.