|Full name||Kashif Mumtaz Siddiqi|
|Date of birth||25 January 1986|
|Place of birth||Hammersmith, England|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|2007–2009||Presbyterian Blue Hose|
|2012||Ventura County Fusion||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:05, 11 September 2013 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:20, 22 April 2013 (UTC)
Kashif Mumtaz Siddiqi (Urdu: کاشف صدیق; born 25 January 1986) is an English-born Pakistani footballer, who has played at both professional and international levels as a defender. Siddiqi plays club football in England for Northampton Town.
After playing youth football with various teams in England, Siddiqi moved to the United States on a scholarship to play college soccer, before spending two seasons in the USL PDL, before moving to the Middle East to play. Siddiqi, a British Asian of Pakistani descent, was eligible to represent Pakistan at international level due to his father, and he has played for Pakistan at senior international level.
In 2011, Siddiqi founded the Kashif Siddiqi Foundation, which aims to encourage young British Asians into the game. He is also an ambassador for Kick It Out, an anti-racism organisation.
Early and personal life
In April 2012, Siddiqi was made an official ambassador for Chelsea's "Search for an Asian Star" campaign 2012, along with player Florent Malouda and Bhangra musicians Jaz Dhami and H Dhami. The 2012 edition of the tournament attracted 400 children.
Early career in England
In 2005 Siddiqi played college soccer in the United States on a scholarship, while studying for a degree in Business Administration, attending Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida for two years and Presbyterian College for one year. He then Transferred to Fresno Pacific University for his last year to finish off his degree and play club football. 
USL PDL career
In 2009 the USL Premier Development League began paying some players, and that same season Siddiqi signed to play with the Springfield Demize. He made his debut for the team in their 2009 season opener against Des Moines Menace, and spent the season as club captain. He spent the 2010 season with the Fresno Fuego, also in the USL PDL.
Later career and injuries
Return to the USL PDL
Return to England
Siddiqi received his first national team call-up to the Pakistan under-23 team in May 2007 for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Qualifiers, making his debut against Bahrain, and playing in two further matches against Kuwait and Qatar. He was called back up to the under-23 team in 2010.
In 2008, he was called up by the senior team to take part in the SAFF Championship, and later that year he earned one full international cap. In March 2011, Siddiqi was named in the provisional 37-man squad for the upcoming AFC Challenge Cup qualifying matches.
Siddiqi has also played for the 'Pakistan XI', a team composed of Europe-based players of Pakistani origin which competes in friendly games.
In 2011, Siddiqi founded the Kashif Siddiqi Foundation, with the aim to encourage increase the participation of British Asians in association football. Siddiqi has also attended meetings with the English Football Association on the matter. In April 2011, Siddiqi and the foundation played in a charity match to raise money for the Sodje Sports Foundation, Bury Hospice and The Bury Fusilier. He is also an ambassador for Kick It Out.
He is also the co-founder of the Football For Peace organization.
In November 2013, Siddiqi was honoured by Prince Albert II of Monaco for his charity work.
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