Édouard Osoque Mendy becomes first African goalkeeper to win Champions League
Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy has become the first African goalkeeper to win a Champions League title, in its current form, after Chelsea beat Manchester City in tonight’s final.
Aged 22, Edouard Mendy originally from Senegal, was unemployed and looking for a job after being released by Cherbourg in May of 2015
May 2021, he becomes the first African goalkeeper to win the European Cup in the Champions League era
Édouard Osoque Mendy is a professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Chelsea and the Senegal national team. Starting his career in his native France, he almost quit the game before getting an opportunity with Marseille.
Congrats you Mendy