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  Player's Profile | Keita Baldé Diao
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Keita Baldé Diao
Date Of Birth: 08-03-1995
Country: Spain
Height / Weight: 75 cm / 181 kg
N# / Position: 14 - FWD
Contract Expiry: N/A
Agent : N/A
Born in Catalonia to Senegalese parents, Keita came up through the Barcelona youth academy.

In the summer of 2011, he was signed by Italian Serie A club Lazio for a fee of €300,000, of which 10% went to Cornellà. Keita was unable to play official matches for Lazio's youth sides for a year, as he had to wait to be granted Spanish citizenship and the EU passport required for the Italian club to register him. However, he impressed while playing in the Torneo Karol Wojtyla youth competition, where he scored six goals in just four matches.

Keita then spent the 2012-13 season playing with Lazio's Primavera youth side and training with the first team. He was selected by coach Vladimir Petković to sit on the bench for some matches in the latter part of the season but did not make his senior debut.

Promoted to the first team for the following season, Keita made his league debut in a 3-0 home win against Chievo at the Stadio Olimpico, coming on as a late substitute for Luis Pedro Cavanda. Five days later, Keita made his debut in the Europa League, starting in a 1-0 home victory against Legia Warsaw. He provided the assist for the only goal of the game, scored by Hernanes.


 
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