Diadié Samassékou

Squad No. 18
Date of Birth January 11, 1996
Age 26
Height 177cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Bamako
Previous Clubs RB Salzburg

Diadie Samassékou (born 11 January 1996) is a Malian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for German club 1899 Hoffenheim and the Mali national team.

Red Bull Salzburg
In August 2015, Samassékou signed a four-year contract with Red Bull Salzburg, initially joining their farm team FC Liefering. During the 2017–18 season Salzburg had their best ever European campaign. They finished top of their Europa League group, for a record fourth time, before beating Real Sociedad and Borussia Dortmund thus making their first ever appearance in the UEFA Europa League semi-final. On 3 May 2018, he played in the Europa League semi-finals as Olympique de Marseille played out a 1–2 away loss but a 3–2 aggregate win to secure a place in the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final.

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
On 15 August 2019, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim announced the signing of Samassékou on a five-year deal.