Saleh Al-Shehri

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Saleh Al-Shehri
Personal information
Full name Saleh bin Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Shehri[1]
Date of birth (1993-11-01) 1 November 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Jeddah, Saudi Arabia[1]
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Hilal
Number 11
Youth career
2009–2012 Al-Ahli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Al-Ahli 9 (0)
2012Mafra (loan) 2 (0)
2012–2013Beira-Mar (loan) 7 (2)
2015–2020 Al-Raed 71 (22)
2019–2020Al-Hilal (loan) 20 (4)
2020– Al-Hilal 43 (7)
National team
2011–2013 Saudi Arabia U20 11 (8)
2012–2016 Saudi Arabia U23 5 (3)
2020– Saudi Arabia 16 (8)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 24 March 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 29 March 2022

Saleh bin Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Shehri (Arabic: صالح بن خالد بن محمد الشهري; born 1 November 1993) is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer player who plays as a striker for Al-Hilal and the Saudi Arabia national team.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Saleh is a graduate of the Academy of Al-Ahli and played as a striker in the ranks of Al-Ahli junior and youth.[citation needed]

Beira-Mar[edit]

Saleh made his debut on 2 September 2012 at Beira-Mar against Moreirense and he scored the first goal for his first match. Saleh is the first Saudi Arabian to score in Europe.[2] At his second match against Vitória he scored the fastest goal in Primeira Liga 12/13. Saleh played two matches and scored two goals with S.C. Beira-Mar.[3]

Return to Al-Ahli[edit]

On 20 July 2013 Saleh returned to his club. He made his debut friendly match against Najran SC and losing the match score 1–0.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Saleh scored a goal against Qatar national under-20 team in the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship, with Saudi Arabia winning 4–2.[citation needed] Saudi Arabia collected four points, but were eliminated after finishing third.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 30 May 2021[4]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mafra (loan) 2011–12 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Beira-Mar (loan) 2012–13 7 2 1 0 3 0 11 2
Al-Ahli 2013–14 9 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 13 1
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 1
Al-Raed 2015–16 16 1 2 1 0 0 1[a] 1 19 3
2016–17 15 2 2 0 1 0 18 2
2017–18 15 3 1 0 0 0 2[a] 1 18 4
2018–19 25 16 3 4 28 20
Total 71 22 8 5 1 0 0 0 3 2 83 29
Al-Hilal (loan) 2019–20 20 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 25 7
Al-Hilal 2020–21 24 6 1 0 5 0 1[b] 0 31 6
Total 44 10 5 3 0 0 6 0 1 0 56 13
Career totals 133 34 16 9 4 0 8 0 4 2 165 45
  1. ^ a b Appearances in Relegation Play-offs
  2. ^ Appearance in Saudi Super Cup

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 29 March 2022.[5]
National team Year Apps Goals
Saudi Arabia 2020 2 1
2021 11 6
2022 3 1
Total 16 8
Scores and results list Saudi Arabia's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 14 November 2020 Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Jamaica 2–0 3–0 Friendly
2 30 March 2021 Mrsool Park, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Palestine 3–0 5–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification R2
3 4–0
4 11 June 2021 Mrsool Park, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Singapore 3–0 3–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification R2
5 2 September 2021 Mrsool Park, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Vietnam 3–1 3–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification R3
6 7 September 2021 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Oman 1–0 1–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification R3
7 16 November 2021 Mỹ Đình National Stadium, Hanoi, Vietnam  Vietnam 1–0 1–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification R3
8 24 March 2022 Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  China PR 1–0 1–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification R3

Honours[edit]

Al-Hilal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saleh Al-Shehri". Global Sports Archive. Retrieved 22 December 2021.
  2. ^ "الشهري يسجِّل أول هدف سعودي في أوروبا". sabq.org. Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012.
  3. ^ "السعودي الشهري يسجل أسرع هدف في الدوري البرتغالي".
  4. ^ "SALEH AL-SHEHRI".
  5. ^ Saleh Al-Shehri at National-Football-Teams.com

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