Syam Ben Youssef
Ben Youssef with Tunisia in 2010
|Date of birth||31 March 1989|
|Place of birth||Marseille, France|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|1995–2004||US Traminots Marseille|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:35, 4 February 2018 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 January 2017
Born in Marseille, Ben Youssef passed by the Union sportif des traminots Marseille and the training center of SC Bastia. He joined ES Tunis on a two-year contract on 12 August 2009 , he made his professional debut in the Tunisian championship on 12 September 2009, against CS Sfaxien (4–0) at Stade 7 November, and scored his first goal. On 14 December, he received his first convocation with the national team.
After playing few months in 2012 in England at Leyton Orient, he signed to FC Astra Giurgiu in Romania, where he remained three seasons, won 2013–14 Cupa României and discovered European competitions.
On 29 June 2015, free of any contract with the Romanian club, he committed for three seasons to SM Caen, he played his first match in Ligue 1 on 22 August against OGC Nice. He scored his first goal in the fifth day against Troyes AC.
On 17 November 2015, he scored his first goal with the Tunisian team in the second round of the 2018 World Cup qualification against Mauritania.
- Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.
|1.||17 November 2015||Stade 7 November, Radès, Tunisia||Mauritania||1–0||2–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- ES Tunis
- Astra Giurgiu
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- "Ben Youssef, Syam". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
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