Aïssa Mandi was born on the 22nd of October 1991, and he is an Algerian professional footballer who plays for La Liga club Villarreal and the Algeria national team. Mainly a central defender, he can also play as a right-back. Aïssa Mand who was born in France, Mandi made his international debut for Algeria in March 2014. The young star was a member of the Algerian team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as well as the 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, winning the 2019 tournament.
According to the report from BBC sport, Mandi started to play football at the age of 8 at Reims. On the 20th of August 2010, he made his professional debut as a starter for the club in a Ligue 2 match against Le Havre AC. The report has it that on the 5th of April 2014, Mandi scored two own goals in a match against Paris Saint-Germain.
BBC sport still reported that on the 30th of June 2016, Mandi signed a five-year deal with La Liga side Real Betis.
According to deportivo repote, it was confirmed that on the 16th of June 2021, Mandi signed a four-year contract with fellow La Liga side Villarreal CF, as his contract with Betis expired. The report have it that on the 11th of August 2021, he got his professional Villarreal debut against Chelsea in the 2021 UEFA Super Cup where he went on to miss a penalty in the penalty shoot-out.
Report from ESPN has it that while the player was also eligible to play for France, Mandi decided to play for Algeria and made his debut for them on the 5th of March 2014 in a 2–0 victory over Slovenia. Aïssa Mandi was one of the revelations of the Algerian national team during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The young star scored his first goal for Algeria in a 3–3 away draw to Ethiopia during the qualifiers for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
Aïssa Mandi’s Salary and Net worth
Reports from livesportworld have it that Algerian center-back Aïssa Mandi started a long-term deal on a reported per week EUR 25000 and per month 1 EURO. As a professional footballer, his highest market value is 1.3 Million Euros also net worth is around 2.5 and 3 million euros.
Africa Cup of Nations: 2019