Who Is Sadio Mane’s Girlfriend? Check Pictures

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Sadio Mane's Girlfriend Melissa Reddy

This article will tell you about the relationship between Sadio Mane and his girlfriend

Former Liverpool winger Sadio Mane joined Saudi team Al-Nassr FC at the beginning of this season. Many Liverpool fans are still lamenting the departure of one of their favorite players from a memorable time in the club’s history. His successor, Darwin Nunez, hasn’t exactly taken off either.

Mane, who is perhaps the best player Senegal has ever had, also serves as captain of the national team. Senegal participated in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022. Mane has played for his nation in close to 100 matches and has scored 32 goals so far.

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Who Is Melissa Reddy?

Melissa Reddy, a 36-year-old South African sports journalist and novelist, is Sadio Mane’s girlfriend. “Believe Us: How Jurgen Klopp Transformed Liverpool Into Title Winners” is one of her written novels. This book became well-liked in Liverpool and among their followers all over the world.

Reddy, one of South Africa’s finest journalists, is currently employed with global sports superpower Sky Sports in her own nation. Reddy now has almost 138,000 followers on Instagram alone, which is a good indication of her enormous social media presence.

Despite being a South African, she attended school in Portugal, where she developed her writing abilities and became the accomplished author she is today.

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Later, she relocated to England and got involved with a number of well-known media outlets, including the Independent newspaper where she started contributing regularly.

Sadio Mane's Girlfriend Melissa Reddy
Sadio Mane’s Girlfriend Melissa Reddy

Reddy is somewhat secretive about the specifics of her upbringing, but given that she was able to immigrate to Portugal from South Africa, it may be assumed that she had a rather middle-class upbringing.

How Did Sadio Mane And Melissa Reddy Meet?

Mane first met Melissa Reddy after completing his lucrative transfer from Southampton to Liverpool; the two had several job interviews when they were both employed. These interviews made it clear that the couple are connected with one another.

Mane is obviously a highly upbeat individual, and both his football prowess and endearing demeanor charmed Reddy. One can only imagine how important those professional interviews were for the couple once they started dating after a few more interviews indicated that they were now dating and had been for some time.

Since they both prefer to keep their relationship relatively private in comparison to some other players, not much is actually known about the specifics of their relationship.

Although the two have been dating for some time, they have not yet tied the knot. The reason for this is unknown, but Mane’s recent transfer to Germany may be one.

Mane’s current thoughts are presumably not focused on making a proposal to Reddy because moving to a new nation and league can be daunting for any player.

By Shyam
Shyam Sharma who joined SPORTS BIG NEWS in 2021. Focuses on soccer – chiefly the Premier League, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, Liga MX and MLS. On occasion, also covers American sports, general news and entertainment. Fascinated by the language of sport – particularly the under-appreciated art of translating cliché-speak.