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Name Naby Keita
Birthplace Conakry, Guinea
Born 1995 02 10
Gender Male
Ethnic Guinean
Job Guinean Footballer

Affiliation

Org Guinea National Team
Club as Player Liverpool FC
  RB Leipzig
  Red Bull Salzburg
  FC Istres
  Horoya AC

2017 07 22 Retrieve

[Naby Keita tells about his father’s belief in him and that he will fly him out to his first Champions League match with RB Leipzig] I’ll dedicate my first Champions League match to him. He’s never been to Leipzig, and I’ll invite and gift this match to him. He always believed in me. He told me early on that I will play in the Champions League one day

2017 08 29 Retrieve

[Naby Keita delights to be joining Liverpool FC] I am delighted that an agreement has been reached which will allow me to join Liverpool Football Club next summer, when I will become part of a project that excites me greatly. My commitment to RB Leipzig remains absolute for the remainder of my time at the club. I have given my all every time I have worn the shirt – that will be the case until the final whistle, in my final appearance. Having my future resolved means I can now focus on helping RBL achieve great things this season. Until I join my new club, next summer, I will remain an interested supporter from a distance

2017 08 30 Retrieve

[Naby Keita tells about his childhood] If you make the effort and work really, really hard, anything is possible … There, the road is the best football school. I would say that all the guys in Africa, or at least in Guinea, play on the street. [There are cars coming and going] but you just play between them. My mother always said that going shopping with me was very expensive [because] many things got broken. Still, I always looked forward to those trips

[Naby Keita scores an 89th minute winner in the team’s first ever top-flight victory, a 1-0 win at home to Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 2] I think that goal was my personal highlight. The stadium was packed and the fans were going crazy; I was happy with that one

[Admitting that he had to] learn to look after myself in life. After training, I used to have to ask people for food. I couldn’t go on like that. But now I am in a position where I can help others the way others once helped me. I always think of my roots, of where I came from. [One day] I want to be Africa’s footballer of the year

2017 11 09 Retrieve

[Naby Keita talks about his Dream] I wish for good health, that I am the best African footballer in the world and that I play one day for Barcelona

2018 07 01
Naby Keita join Liverpool from German side RB Leipzig for $62 million

2018 07 28 Retrieve

[Naby Keita, who moved to Liverpool this summer, speaks about his long-time admiration of the club] We used to play in the streets wearing a Liverpool shirt. My dad had a love of Liverpool back then when I was 11 or 12 years old. I wanted to be like [Steven Gerrard]. It couldn’t be anyone else. He was always the boss of the team