Boubacar Barry Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Nov, 2018
Facts of Boubacar Barry
Date of Birth: 1979 , December-30
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: Ivory Coast
Height: 6 Feet
Name Boubacar Barry
Birth Place/City Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For Ivory Coast national football team
Weight in KG 68 kg
Famous for Football player
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia
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Boubacar Bary is a football player. He is a retired Ivorian footballer who last played for the Ivory Coast national team and Oud-Heverlee Leuven as a goalkeeper. As of 2018, he is working a goalkeeper coach at Oud-Heverlee Leuven. He was born on 30 December 1979. He is associated with the Lokeren club. He is also an active member of the Ivorian national team. He is with the Lokeren club since 2007. Other than football, he likes to rap. He is best known for his rap style like the legend rap singer Tupac Shakur. During his club games, he uses the name "Copa" but while playing for the national team of Ivory Coast, his regular name is used. He is one of the best Goalkeeper. He also played football for his nation Ivory Coast.  

Boubacar Barry's Career

He started his professional career for ASEC Mimosas club in 1999. He stayed there for 3 years. In 2001, he then joined Rennes B club for another two years till 2003. He again moved to Beveren for the season 2003 and stayed there for 5 years. He established himself as a player in the club and was ranked among the top players in the club. Then he moved to Lokeren in 2007. He started rising up the charts as he was performing very good.

Then was then called up for the national team. He has 69 caps for the national team. He was also called up for the 2006 World Cup. He appeared in the final group match against Serbia and Montenegro, in which Côte d'Ivoire won the match by 3-2. He is associated with the Current Team Lokeren. He was also among the players at the 2010 World Cup. 

Awards And Achievements

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup match, he earned clean sheets against Portugal and North Korea. He also leads his club team Lokeren in the 2011-12 season to win the Belgian Cup, when he scored a penalty and Lokeren won the match. Barry's 2014 Panini World Cup stickers are highly sought out, with rumors that there are under 1,00,000 prints of the sticker. The total estimated values of the stickers are valued to £100. As of 2018, his market value is 25 Th. €. His highest market value was 2,50 Mill. € on Jun 10, 2009.   

Boubacar Barry's Personal Details

Barry was born on 30 December 1979 (age 34) at Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He uses the name "Copa" during the club games but uses his real name during the national games. He is currently playing for the Lokeren club. He is a Goalkeeper and wears the jersey No.1. His height is 5ft 11in(1.81 m) and weight is 70 kg. About his current salary, there is no such information.

He is both feet goalkeeper, a rarity for his position. During the 2010 World Cup, he used to take goal kicks with the right foot as well as with his right foot and most of the time used his left foot to kick the ball forward after holding it. There has not been any confirmation about his marriage in the media. As per his skills, his GK skill is 81, Technique is 50, Short Power is 83, Aggression is 58, Tenacity is 77 and Team Work is marked 72.

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