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|Full name||Hédi Berkhissa|
|Date of birth||June 28, 1972|
|Place of birth||Remla, Tunisia|
|Date of death||January 4, 1997(aged 24)|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 31, 2007.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 June 2006
Berkhissa was born on the island of Kerkennah off the coast of Tunisia on May 9, 1972 to a Tunisian father and Algerian mother. In December of that year, he left with his family to settle in France but returned six years later to learn Arabic. Unable to settle, he later decided to move back to France only to return permanently to Tunisia with his family when he was 16. Having played football while living in France he joined his local team in the capital, Espérance.
Berkhissa made his first appearance for Espérance when he was 18 years old. It was a dream debut on the January 31, 1991 in the Tunis derby against local rivals Club Africain, with the game ending in a draw. He scored his first league goal for Espérance in the Tunis derby against Club Africain a game which ended in a 2-0 victory for Espérance. In total, Berkhissa made 98 league appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals. He also made 13 appearances in the Tunisian President Cup and made 24 appearances in African club competitions scoring 2 memorable goals in one game against Egyptian giants Al Zamalek.
- Chosen as the Tunisian Player Of the Year in 1995
- Chosen as the Arab Player Of the Year in 1995
- Won the Tunisian League three times with Espérance in 1991, 1993 and 1994
- Won the Tunisian President Cup once with Espérance in 1991
- Won the African Champions League once with Espérance in 1994
- Won the CAF Super Cup once with Espérance in 1995
- Won the Arab Club Champions Cup with Espérance in 1993
- Won the Afro-Asian Club Championship with Espérance in 1995
- Finalist of the African Cup of Nations once with Tunisia in 1996