A Brief Biography
Mohamed Diamé, also known as Momo Diamé is a professional footballer who plays for English clubWest Ham United, as a defensive midfielder. Born in France, Diamé represents Senegal at international level. Diamé began his professional career in 2003 with RC Lens, but left four years later after facing health problems. After a full recovery, he signed for lowly Spanish side CD Linares in 2007, and moved to Rayo Vallecano the following year. In August 2009, Diamé arranged a deal with Premier League side Wigan Athletic, with the English club paying €3.8 million to Rayo. Diamé made his debut the same day as his transfer, in a 5–0 defeat to Manchester United. He scored his first goal for Wigan against Sunderland on 6 February 2010. On 20 June 2012 he was signed by West Ham United on a three-year contract. Diamé made his debut for West Ham on 18 August 2012 in a 1–0 win against Aston Villa. He scored his first goal for West Ham United in the 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on 6 October 2012. In July 2012, Diamé was announced as one of three over-age players in Senegal\'s squad for the 2012 Olympics.