|Full name||Amer Shafi Mahmoud Sabbah|
|Date of birth||14 February 1982|
|Place of birth||Amman, Jordan|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Current club||Al-Wahdat SC|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Shafi is married and has two sons named Wisam and Yousef.
Shafi grew up in Jabal Al-Hashmi Al-Shamali where he attended school and played soccer.
Shafi began his career as a midfielder and later on became goalkeeper. After playing for a couple of years in Al-Yarmouk FC, he was chosen to be the goalkeeper on the Jordanian national team. After his outstanding and incredible performances in both the 2004 and 2011 Asian Cup tournaments, he was offered to take proficiency in Europe, but was not able to leave Jordan due to family conditions and his international career.
Shafi played his first international match with the Jordan national team against Kenya in a friendly match on 17 August 2002 which ended in a 1-1 draw for both teams.
Shafi is and has always been nicknamed the "Whale of Asia" due to his outstanding and incredible acrobatic saves and performances.
Honors and Participation in International Tournaments
In AFC Asian Cups
In Arab Nations Cup
In WAFF Championships
- 2002 WAFF Championship
- 2004 WAFF Championship
- 2007 WAFF Championship
- 2008 WAFF Championship
- 2010 WAFF Championship
- International player Amer Shafi transfers from Al-Yarmouk to Ismaily SC
- Amer Shafi officially signs up for Al-Wehdat SC
- The suspension of the Jordanian Whale
- The return of Jordan's top goalkeeper
- Amer Shafi's second suspension
- Amer Shafi: "We Want to Enter the Atmosphere of Competition!"
- Shafi: "My relationship and business with Al-Wehdat Club is based on love not money"
- Amer Shafi at National-Football-Teams.com
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