Tarek Lazizi

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Tarek Lazizi
Personal information
Full name Tarek Lazizi
Date of birth (1971-06-08) 8 June 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Alger, Algeria
Youth career
1981–1982 JS El Biar
1982–1987 MC Alger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1996 MC Alger ? (?)
1996–1998 Stade Tunisien ? (?)
1998–1999 Gençlerbirliği ? (?)
1999–2002 MC Alger ? (?)
2002–2003 Atlantis FC ? (?)
2003–2005 MB Bouira ? (?)
Total ? (?)
National team
1991 Algeria U23 3 (0)
1989–1998 Algeria 39 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Tarek "Baresi" Lazizi (born June 8, 1971 in El Biar (Alger), Algeria) is a retired Algerian footballer. He played as a central defender.


He was nicknamed «Baresi» after Italian defender Franco Baresi and is mostly remembered for his career-ending tackle on USM Alger forward Azzedine Rahim.[1]

Club career[edit]

International career[edit]

Lazizi was capped at all levels by Algeria. He received his first call-up to the senior national team in 1989 for a mini-tournament in Cameroon in preparation for the 1990 African Cup of Nations. He scored 2 goals for the national team, the first in the 1st leg match of the 1991 Afro-Asian Cup of Nations match against Iran, the second in the quarter-finals of the 1996 African Cup of Nations against South Africa.





  • Chosen as the Best Foreign Player in the Tunisian League in the 1996/1997 season