Boubacar Sanogo (born December 17, 1982 in Dimbokro, Ivory Coast) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga. Sanogo started his career in Tunisia and then went to Al-Ain FC in the UAE League, where he became well-known for winning the AFC Champions League and being a top goalscorer in the UAE League. A striker, he played for FC Kaiserslautern during the 2005-06 season, scoring 10 goals in 24 games, a performance that caught the attention of higher level German clubs. Then he was transferred to Hamburger SV in the summer of 2006. After the 2006-07 season, he switched to Werder Bremen for a fee of €4.5m, which could rise to €6m.


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