This French player, who didn't let anything happen. of lasting memory in Ligue 1, is nevertheless one of the revelations of this start of the season throughout Europe.
He scored 8 goals from his first 8 strikes of the season. By reaching 10 goals in just 5 league games, he even became Europe's top scorer and has already won the title. broke the records of the greatest players in his championship. This start is that of a Franco-Guinean striker playing for VfB Stuttgart, in Germany. And the latter, past by the French Ligue 1 championship, is quite simply extremely effective. formidable since he crossed the the Rhine.
In the Bundeslinga, we already compare the 27-year-old striker to the biggest. Legendary Bayern Munich striker Gerd Müller, for example, only scored "only" 8 goals in his team's first 5 matches in 1968-69, a record for him. Even during Robert Lewandowski's historic season in 2020-21, during which he scored 41 goals, the Pole only reached 10 goals in the first five games by scoring. #39;helping with two penalties.
Serhou Guirassy – that's the name of this surprising nugget – was trained in France and experienced a chaotic professional career after being a graduate student. revealed at Stade Lavallois. The player will have evolved à Lille, Auxerre, Cologne, Amiens, then at Stade Rennais, before finally being transferred to Paris. on the side from Stuttgart, where he is now the delight of the supporters. Made of ups and downs, with successes in Burgundy or Picardy and rather disappointing spells in the North and Brittany, his career is perhaps on the verge of ending. literally take off across the Rhine.
His coach, Sebastian Hoeness, illustrates the new dimension that the striker has taken on in Germany: "He has a complete palette. He does really good and shows a lot of maturity. His teammate Denis Undav is also amazed; through efficiency de Guirassy: "Serhou’s success rate is completely crazy. He is ice cold in front of goal and having fun like crazy.
Serhou Guirassy played under the jersey of the French team in the youth categories, from under 16 to under 20 between 2012 and 2016. He also played in the French national team. the Euro U19, alongside future world champions Lucas Hernandez and Benjamin Pavard, who saw the Blues reach the semi-final. He finally opted for for the Guinean selection, his country of origin, for which he made his debut in March 2022. Guirassy now has 8 selections for 2 goals under the national Syli jersey and he should soon play CAN 2024 under the colors of his country.
Kaba Diawara, the coach of Guinea, explained at a press conference that the irregular career of Serhou Guirassy was perhaps due to his à his atypical profile. He details: "Because of his size and his kindness, Serhou Guirassy is cataloged as a player. as a nonchalant player. It is difficult to move and as he is a nice boy, we introduce him like that. But above all he is a complete player: tall, athletic but also technical. Quality petri. He has all the panoply of the modern striker, capable of playing alone up front."