|Full name||Magdi Abdelghani Sayed Ahmed|
|Date of birth||27 July 1959|
|Place of birth||Cairo, Egypt|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Cairo, Abdelghani was a first-team mainstay for several years at local Al-Ahly, before immigrating to Portugal in 1988 at the age of 29, signing with lowly S.C. Beira-Mar which he helped always maintain its first division status whilst averaging four goals per season, even though he appeared sparingly in his last year.
Abdelghani gained 50 caps for Egypt, representing the nation at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy and scoring its only goal of the tournament, a penalty in the 1–1 group stage draw against the Netherlands.
His Goal In 1990 WorldCup
Egypt's National Team of football Joined 1990's World Cup for its second time in history. On 12 June, Egypt was playing a match against the Dutch National Team in the 32's qualifier, during the match Abdelghani scored his historical goal as an equalizer by a penalty shot and the match was finished with a result of 1-1. During Abdelghani's post career life, he was very proud of his goal as it was the only goal that Egypt scored in the 1990 World Cup. In media and propaganda, Abdelghani is always very careful about telling the story of his goal against the Netherlands. In Ramadan 2015 Abdelghani appeared in an advertisement of VodafoneEG Communication Company as he making a video call to Hans van Breukelen the GoalKeeper of Holand he scored his goal against him. During this video call Abdelghani started to make Breukelen remember that goal who appeared suffering from Abdelghani's continuous talk about that goal.
- Magdi Abdelghani at footballzz.co.uk
- Magdi Abdelghani profile at ForaDeJogo
- Magdi Abdelghani at National-Football-Teams.com
- Magdi Abdelghani – FIFA competition record