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Seydou Keita

Seydou Keita

Clubs: Olympique de Marseille, FC Lorient, RC Lens, Sevilla FC, FC Barcelona

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: winner 2009, 2011
UEFA Super Cup: 2009

• Left Mali for France aged 17, joining Marseille; made his top-flight debut for the club on 19 September 1999 – after winning the Golden Ball at the 1999 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Nigeria – but departed for Lorient after just six appearances.

• Promoted and relegated with the Brittany club but remained in the top flight with Lens, where he spent the next five seasons, eventually becoming club captain.

• Made his senior international debut in a FIFA World Cup qualifier against Libya on 9 April 2000 and his Africa Cup of Nations finals bow on home soil in 2002; on duty again at the tournament in 2004, 2006 and 2010.

• Saved his best for last at Lens, scoring 11 goals in 37 Ligue 1 games and helping them to the last 16 of the 2006/07 UEFA Cup, before joining Sevilla, where he made further progress, scoring headline-making goals against Real Madrid CF and Arsenal FC.

• Left Sevilla for Barça after one season and helped the Catalans to an historic treble in his first campaign at the Camp Nou, scoring four Liga goals and two in the UEFA Champions League (against Olympique Lyonnais and FC Bayern München).

• Came on as a substitute in the 2009 and 2011 UEFA Champions League finals against Manchester United FC.

Last updated: 27/07/11 20.39CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 20/05/2015 02:10 CET
30.08.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0FiorentinaFiorentina2300
13.09.2014Italian Serie AEmpoliEmpoli0-1RomaRoma2200
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageRomaRoma5-1CSKA MoskvaCSKA Moskva9000
21.09.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0CagliariCagliari9000
24.09.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma1-2RomaRoma9000
27.09.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0VeronaVerona9000
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. CityMan. City1-1RomaRoma9000
05.10.2014Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus3-2RomaRoma9000
29.10.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0CesenaCesena9000
01.11.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-0RomaRoma9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBayernBayern2-0RomaRoma9000
09.11.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma3-0TorinoTorino8410
22.11.2014Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta1-2RomaRoma800
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageCSKA MoskvaCSKA Moskva1-1RomaRoma9000
30.11.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma4-2InternazionaleInternazionale6401
06.12.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-2SassuoloSassuolo1800
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageRomaRoma0-2Man. CityMan. City9000
14.12.2014Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa0-1RomaRoma9000
20.12.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma0-0MilanMilan9000
31.01.2015Italian Serie ARomaRoma1-1EmpoliEmpoli9000
03.02.2015Italian CupQuarter-finalsRomaRoma0-2FiorentinaFiorentina9000
08.02.2015Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari1-2RomaRoma9000
15.02.2015Italian Serie ARomaRoma0-0ParmaParma9000
19.02.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32RomaRoma1-1FeyenoordFeyenoord2500
22.02.2015Italian Serie AVeronaVerona1-1RomaRoma9000
26.02.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32FeyenoordFeyenoord1-2RomaRoma9000
02.03.2015Italian Serie ARomaRoma1-1JuventusJuventus9010
08.03.2015Italian Serie AChievoChievo0-0RomaRoma9000
12.03.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 16FiorentinaFiorentina1-1RomaRoma9010
16.03.2015Italian Serie ARomaRoma0-2SampdoriaSampdoria8100
19.03.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 16RomaRoma0-3FiorentinaFiorentina4400
19.04.2015Italian Serie ARomaRoma1-1AtalantaAtalanta3300
25.04.2015Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale2-1RomaRoma3800
29.04.2015Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo0-3RomaRoma1000
17.05.2015Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-1UdineseUdinese1500

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Seydou Keita
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 16/01/1980 (35)
  • Country: Mali
  • Squad number: 20
  • Club: Roma ( ITA)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 77kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA Europa League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    14/09/99: Marseille 2-0 Sturm

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Intertoto Cup
Last updated: 20/03/2015 01:15 CET
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