Fakhreddine Ben Youssef

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Fakhreddine Ben Youssef
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Youssef lining up with Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-06-23) 23 June 1991 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Tunis, Tunisia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Al-Ettifaq
Number 99
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 CS Sfaxien 73 (13)
2015Metz (loan) 6 (0)
2015Metz B (loan) 2 (0)
2015–2018 ES Tunis 41 (17)
2018– Al-Ettifaq 9 (4)
National team
2012– Tunisia 42 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:20, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2018

Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (Arabic: فخر الدين بن يوسف‎; born 23 June 1991) is a Tunisian football forward. He currently plays for Al-Ettifaq and the Tunisian national team. He was a member of the Tunisian squad at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations,[2] and he currently has more than 40 caps for his country.

International career[edit]

In May 2018 he was named in Tunisia’s preliminary 29 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[3] He was selected in the final 23.[4] He scored an equalizer in Tunisia's last group stage match against Panama. This goal was the 2,500th goal in FIFA World Cup history.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played on 31 August 2018[6]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
CS Sfaxien 2011–12 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 14 3 0 0 14 3
2012–13 20 1 1 1 21 2
2013–14 26 4 0 0 4 4 30 8
2014–15 13 5 0 0 8 5 21 10
Total 73 13 1 1 0 0 12 9 86 23
Metz 2014–15 Ligue 1 6 0 0 0 6 0
Metz B 2014–15 Championnat de France Amateur 2 0 2 0
ES Tunis 2015–16 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 19 8 1 1 1 1 21 10
2016–17 10 5 0 0 10 5
2017–18 12 4 0 0 12 1 24 5
Total 41 17 1 1 0 0 13 2 55 20
Al-Ettifaq 2017–18 Saudi Professional League 8 4 0 0 8 4
2018–19 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 4
Career totals 131 34 2 2 0 0 25 11 158 47

International[edit]

As of 28 June 2018[7]
Tunisia
Year Apps Goals
2012 3 1
2013 10 1
2014 8 1
2015 6 1
2016 0 0
2017 7 0
2018 8 2
Total 42 6

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.[7]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 December 2012 Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  Iraq 2–0 2–1 Friendly
2. 8 June 2013 National Stadium, Freetown, Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone 2–2 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 10 September 2014 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Egypt 1–0 1–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 12 June 2015 Stade Olympique de Radès, Radès, Tunisia  Djibouti 6–1 8–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
5. 28 May 2018 Estádio Municipal, Braga, Portugal  Portugal 2–2 2–2 Friendly
6. 28 June 2018 Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia  Panama 1–1 2–1 2018 FIFA World Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Two cut as Tunisia settle on final squad". Eurosport. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad – 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced? | Goal.com". Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Tunisia World Cup squad: Leicester City's Benalouane in 23-man squad". 2 June 2018 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  5. ^ "Tunisia striker Ben Youssef on redemption and their historic day".
  6. ^ Fakhreddine Ben Youssef at Soccerway. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Fakhreddine Ben Youssef". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 14 July 2018.

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