Marzouk Al-Otaibi

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Marzouk Al-Otaibi
Personal information
Full name Marzouk saad Al-Otaibi
Date of birth (1975-11-07) November 7, 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Saudi Arabia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997-2000 Al Shabab FC (Riyadh)
2000-2007 Ittihad FC
2007-2008 Al Nassr FC
2008-2009 Al-Wehda Club (Mecca)
2010-2011 Al-Watani
2011- Al-Markhiya
National team
1999–2006 Saudi Arabia 24 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marzouk Al-Otaibi (born 7 November 1975) is a Saudi Arabian footballer. He currently plays as a center forward for Al-Markhiya in Qatar.

Club career[edit]

Al-Otaibi started his career at Al-Shabab Club. In 1999, he joined Al-Ittihad for a then-record 9 million Saudi riyals. He spent around 8 years with Al-Ittihad. While with Al-Ittihad, Al-Otaibi won several national and international titles. Al-Otaibi joined Al-Nassr in the summer of 2007.

Al-Otaibi joined Qatari 2nd Division club Al-Markhiya in 26 December 2011 on a six-month deal.[1]

International career[edit]

Otaibi made several appearances for the senior Saudi Arabia national football team, including the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2000 AFC Asian Cup finals and the 2002 and 2004 AFC Asian Cup and 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying rounds.[2]

1999 FIFA Confederations Cup

He shined in the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup in Mexico where he finished as joint top scorer along with Ronaldinho and Cuauhtémoc Blanco with 6 goals each. and he proved himself in the Semi-final by scoring two goals against Brazil.