Salem Al-Dawsari

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Salem Al-Dawsari
Personal information
Full name Salem Al-Dawsari
Date of birth (1991-08-19) 19 August 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Wadi Aldwaser, Saudi Arabia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position defender midfielder-Winger
Club information
Current team
Number 29
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Al-Hilal 60 (13)
National team
2012– Saudi Arabia 1 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Salem Al-Dawsari (born 19 August 1995[1] in Wadi Aldwasser, Saudi Arabia) is Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for home town club Al-Hilal in Saudi Premier League as a midfielder-Winger. He was called to Saudi Arabian internationals at 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and scored one goal at that competition. Salem Al-Dawsari is arguably Saudi Arabia's best young player. He has superb skill, technique and passing ability, as well as a great awareness and ability to score from long range. Al-Dawsari scored a brilliant goal against Australia in Melbourne, during a World Cup qualifying game. He controlled a cross towards him by trapping it superbly on the left wing, he then cut inside, skipped past Mark Milligan and Mark Bresciano before unleashing a 25 yard shot past Mark Schwarzer, that rocketed into the bottom right hand corner of the goal. Al-Dawsari easily has the ability to play in a top league in Europe.

International goals[edit]

# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 February 2010 Melbourne, Australia  Australia 1–4 Loss 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 23 March 2007 Jakarta, Indonesia  Indonesia 5–1 Wins 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification


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