Diallo is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Manchester United. He was born on 11th July 2002 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Diallo was born in the Ivory Coast, before moving to Italy as a child. He joined the Atlanta youth system in 2015, where he won two Campionato Primavera 1 titles. In 2019 he became the first player born in 2002 to score in the Seria A, on his professional debut for the senior team.
In January 2021, Diallo joined the English club Manchester United.
He is currently in the Manchester United senior team, jersey number 19. Diallo is a quick and dynamic player with high technical ability and a good vision of the game. His ambidexterity makes him a versatile player.
On 9 February 2021, Diallo was found guilty of violating the Italian Sports Justice Code in order to join the football club “ASD Boca Barco” in 2015 under the name “Diallo Amad Traorè”. He was accused of falsifying documents in order to fake a relationship with Hamed Mamadou Traorè, an Ivorian citizen resident in Italy, and request family reunification. Diallo requested a plea bargain, with the Federal Prosecutor’s Office imposing a fine of €48,000.
Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Diallo immigrated to Italy at a young age. He is Muslim. On 11 July 2020, the day of his 18th birthday, the player changed his Instagram name from “Amad Traoré” to “Amad Diallo”, with a caption reading “don’t call me Traoré anymore”. In September 2020, his name was legally changed to Amad Diallo. At the end of December 2020, he received his Italian passport.
Amad has decided to lay off on piercing his skin. He has no tattoo.
The Old Trafford faithful will be delighted to know that their newest signing desires only one thing, and that’s winning trophies on the pitch.
He is currently single.
Amad is currently estimated at 10 million euros (9 Million Pound).
Amad’s first goal for Manchester United was against AC Milan in the Europa Champions League 2020-2021.