Taisir Al-Jassim

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Taiseer Al Jassam
Personal information
Full name Taiseer Jaber Al-Jassam
Date of birth (1984-07-25) July 25, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Ahli
Number 8
Youth career
1995-2003 Hajer Club
2003-2004 Al-Ahli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004- Al-Ahli 204 (50)
2007 Al-Gharafa (loan) 14 (2)
2009 Qatar SC (loan) 2 (1)
National team
2004- Saudi Arabia 90 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Taiseer Jaber Al-Jassam [تيسير جابر الجاسم in Arabic] (born 25 July 1984) is a Saudi football player. He currently plays for Al-Ahli. He is the captain of his team and the second captain of the Saudi National team. Since his debut in 2006, Taiseer has been a regular on the squads of both his team and the national team. Taiseer is a key player and considered as one of the best players in Saudi Arabia in the last 10 years. Taiseer is described as an intelligent, visionary, technically gifted with excellent work ethics player. His strengths are: shooting, especially long-range shooting, dribbling, and passing. He plays in almost all positions in the midfield but most notably as an attacking midfielder, Winger, and as a central midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Al-Ahli[edit]

Taiseer Al-Jassim Helped Al-Ahli in obtaining Saudi Federation Cup and the Saudi Crown Prince Cup in 2007 after scoring a goal in the final match with Ittihad FC club scored are 2-1. Also achieved with his team Gulf Cup for clubs in front of Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia 2008. He was instrumental also in his involvement in leading Al-Ahli to the Final game AFC Champions League 2012, he also led Al-Ahli to winning King Cup of Champions in 2011 and 2012.

Al-Gharafa (Loan)[edit]

before being loaned to Al-Gharafa. He made a quick impact with the Qatar League runners-up as he scored a goal and created another in the Emir Cup before returning to Al-Ahli at the end of the tournament.

Qatar SC (Loan)[edit]

in the Emir Cup 2009 taiseer scored a goal to Al-Rayyan Club and they were knockout by penalty kick 3-3 (4-2) before returning to Al-Ahli at the end of the tournament.

International career[edit]

AFC Asian Cup 2007[edit]

Participated with the Saudi team in the AFC Asian Cup 2007 as a key player in the feet and the level of the tournament praised by everyone, where he scored two goals against Bahrain national football team. One of the youth team in the tournament, which reached the final before the Iraq national football team and was a four Players with Malek Mouath, Yasser Al-Qahtani, and Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani.

2009 Gulf Cup of Nations[edit]

He also participated in the 2009 Gulf Cup of Nations for Saudi Arabia national football team and the Saudis reached the final against Oman national football team. However, Al-Jassam's shot was wide of the post in the penalty shoot-out, the match ending 0-0, ultimately giving Oman the trophy by winning the penalties 6-5.

AFC Asian Cup 2011[edit]

Al-Jassim scored a goal against Syria national football team in the 2011 Asian Cup, with Saudi Arabia losing 1-2. Saudi Arabia did not collect any points so went out in the group stage.[1]

AFC Asian Cup 2015[edit]

Al-Jassim scored to Iraq and his team Saudi Arabia National Team won 2-1, and Al-Jassim helped Saudi Arabia to qualify Asian Cup 2015.

International goals[edit]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National team career statistics[edit]

Individual[edit]

  • Saudi Arabia Footballer of the Year: 2011-12.
  • Al-Ahli Player of the Year: 2011-12.
  • 2011–12 SPL Man Of The Match: Round 11, 15, 22, 23.
  • Best Saudi Player Midfielder: 2011-12.

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