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Who is Bakery Jatta? All you need to know on the famous Gambian Footballer: biography, salary, identity, age, family, relationship, net-worth

Bakery Jatta is a Gambian professional footballer in Germany who plays as a midfielder for 2. Bundesliga club Hamburger SV. Here’s what we know about him in this biography:

Gambian professional footballer in Germany Bakery Jatta biography..

Bakary Jatta, 23, is facing charges against an illegal identity swap. He is also being accused of breaking the residence act in four cases.

The University of Friborg carried out an investigation on a mandate from the Hamburg stat criminal Police Office who discovered his real name is Bakary Daffeh and his date of birth is November 6, 1995.

Here are a few answers to questions about Bakery Jatta like: What country is the African star from? how old is he? how much does he weigh? What is his net worth? what is his salary and what is his real identity?

Who is Bakary Jatta? Personal life?

  • Full name : Bakary Jatta
  • Date of birth: 6th June 1998 (age 23)
  • Place of Birth: Gunjur, The Gambia
  • Height: 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
  • Weight: 79 kgs
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Current team: Hamburger SV
  • Number: 18

Bakery Jatta was born on the 6th of June 1998, he is 23 years old and was born in Gunjur, Gambia.

Jatta is said to have come to Germany in 2015 as a Gambian refugee. However, in August 2019, suspicions in the news arose over his identity. His real name was speculated to be Bakery Daffeh and his age was speculated to be older.

Jatta’s career in the field of football

He was called up by The Gambia national team in October 2019. He pulled out of the squad in November 2019, saying he wished to concentrate on his club career.

Bakery Jatta Net Worth

Bakery Jatta is one of the richest Association Football Player & listed on most popular Association Football Player. According to Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Bakery Jatta’s net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Net Worth$1.5 Million
Salary91.667 euros per month
Source of IncomeAssociation Football Player
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving In Own House.

Is Bakery Jatta dating or in a relationship?

We have no records of past relationships for Bakery Jatta. He might be single and not previously engaged.

Why is Bakary Jatta under trial?

Gambian Footballer Bakary Jatta who lives in Hamburg was charged with illegal identity swapping in 2019. The Gambian footballer was born in 1998 but there have been a few discrepancies in his age since and his name.

His real name was Bakary Daffeh and he would have been born on November 6, 1995 – and not on June 6, 1998 as stated. He would therefore be around two and a half years older.

Jatta entered Germany in July 2015 and said he is 17 which significantly increased his chances of being tolerated in Germany, as minors travelling alone enjoy special protection.

Initially, neither the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees nor the local Hamburg authorities were able to confirm nor deny Jatta’s identity.

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Gambian Footballer Bakary Jatta charged with illegal identity swap, lies about his age

In the first days of July 2020 Jatta’s Hamburg home was searched by the police under the suspicion of violation of the German residence act, because he is suspected of having made false claims regarding his identity.

According to the Hamburg prosecutor, the investigations had shown that Jatta had maintained contact with persons connected to Daffeh. His cell phone and other devices were seized.

BILD wrote that According to his own statement, he fled through the Sahara and across the Mediterranean to Italy, then took the train to Bremen.

Ibou Diarra and Mustapha Manneh, who were his two ex-coaches confirmed that Barkary Jatta was their player Bakary Daffeh from the Gambia.

Jatta said on a post on Instagram in 2019 that many people had asked him to say something that counteracts the reports, the people and the witch hunt but his reason for not counteracting was that he is not like those attacking him and that he was blessed to have the opportunity to be present.

“I live a better life now than before. ” he concluded by saying.

What proves that Bakary Jatta changed his identity?

What raised suspicions for the player again was that shortly after arriving in Germany in 2015, Jatta was found to have the address bakarydaffeh@……. an email address suggested to belong to Bakary Daffeh who is two years older.

He also had contacts to footballers in Senegal, Gambia and Nigeria who were in contact with Daffeh.

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Bakary Jatta is also being accused of violating the residency law by giving incorrect information in order to acquire a residency permit.

Meanwhile, nothing changes for Jatta who will continue to participate in training and games for his team and he could be one of the Hamburg starting eleven against Hansa Rostock.

Random Facts about Bakery Jatta

He joined Hamburger SV on July 1st 2016 and his contract should last to June 30th 2024.

He plays with his right foot

He is dressed and sponsored by sports brand Adidas

His Instagram page is private and he goes by Jatta18

His horoscope is Cancer