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
Al-Hilal
Number 29
Youth career
Al-Hilal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Al-Hilal 54 (9)
National team
2012– Saudi Arabia 20 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 September 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 January 2015

Salem Al-Dawsari (born 19 August 1991[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 has got the ability to play in a league in Europe.

International goals[edit]

As of 23 November 2014

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 February 2012 Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne, Australia  Australia 1–0 2–4 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 23 November 2014 King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  United Arab Emirates 3–2 3–2 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations

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