Aliou Cisse became the lowest-paid coach at the 2018 World Cup, also the only one black. With his eccentric style, he led Senegal to defeat Poland.
Celebration of Cisse over Senegal’s second goal into the viral Polish goalkeeper in social media. Actually there is no excessive expression he showed. He calmly clenched his hands in front of his chest and swung three times.
Cisse style fairly eccentric. There was also a moment in which he opened his palms and made a clawlike motion. Again, social media is busy responding to this Cisse action.
Cisse is the only black coach at the 2018 World Cup. Dengn is only 42 years old, he is also the youngest coach in this tournament.
Having been leading Senegal since 2015, Cisse’s passion on the sidelines is seen as one of the inspirations of Senegal players. According to Mirror, Cisse is also the lowest paid coach at the 2018 World Cup, 174,500 pounds.
Cisse is not a foreign name in Senegalese football. He is arguably one of their best footballers of the modern era. The figure that is the defensive midfielder while still playing it is the captain of Senegal when the World Cup penetrate for the first time in 2002.
At that time Cisse along with other Senegalese stars such as El-Hadji Diouf and Papa Bouba Diop were able to beat defending champions France in the inaugural match, also took his national team through the quarterfinals, before losing 0-1 from Turkey.
“The players come here (World Cup) with high determination They work very hard and I think this generation should get credit and great respect,” said Cisse about his team at the 2018 World Cup after victory against Poland.
After passing the first test, the next crucial game will occur in their second game against Japan. Knowing Japan is capable of defeating Colombia, Senegal’s game against Japan will be decisive for both teams. Cisse could be more talked about if Senegal were able to qualify for the quarterfinals of 2002.