Malick Thiaw (born 8 August 2001) is a German-Finnish professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for the German club Schalke 04.
In his childhood Thiaw played for TV Kalkum-Wittlaer, a club in Düsseldorf. Via Fortuna Düsseldorf, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, and Borussia Mönchengladbach he joined the youth academy of Schalke 04 in 2015. He made his professional debut with Schalke in a 1–1 draw against Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on 7 March 2020.
Thiaw was born and raised in Germany to a Senegalese father and Finnish mother and holds a Finnish passport. In 2017, he was called up to represent the Finland U17s, but did not play for them.
German 2. Bundesliga
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff