Yasser Al-Mosailem

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Yasser Al-Mosailem
Yasser Al-Mosailem.jpg
Al-Mosailem with Saudi Arabia in 2018
Personal information
Full name Yasser Abdullah Al-Mosailem
Date of birth (1984-02-27) 27 February 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabiaياسر المسيليم
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Al-Ahli
Number 1
Youth career
1999–2002 Hajer
2002–2005 Al-Ahli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005– Al-Ahli 214 (0)
National team
2007– Saudi Arabia 33 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 April 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:20, 25 June 2018 (UTC)

Yasser Abdullah Al-Mosailem (Arabic: ياسر المسيليم‎; born 27 February 1984) is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Al-Ahli and the Saudi Arabian national team.

Career[edit]

Young Al Ahli goalkeeper Yasser Al-Mosailem was handed his chance in the national set-up with veterans Mabrouk Zaid and Mohammad Khouja being absent. The 23-year-old custodian produced a string of impressive displays for Al Ahli to earn his place in Helio Anjos' side after helping the Saudi Premier League side to two domestic trophies , and he played the first time on Saudi Arabia national team in AFC Asian Cup 2007.

He helped Al-Ahli in obtaining Saudi Federation Cup and the Saudi Crown Prince Cup in 2007. He also achieved with his team Gulf Cup for clubs in front of Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia 2008 and the King Cup of Champions in 2011 and 2012.

International career[edit]

In May 2018 he was named in Saudi Arabia's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 25 June 2018.[3]


Personal life[edit]

Yasser is married and has a son Amar and a daughter Elaph. He is a practicing Shia Muslim; however, he is well-known for his respect for the predominant school in the country which is Sunni lslam. Yasser has stated that he likes to spend most his time on social media such as Instagram and Snapshot.

Saudi Arabia
Year Apps Goals
2006 3 0
2007 14 0
2008 1 0
2009 1 0
2010 0 0
2011 0 0
2012 2 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 0 0
2016 5 0
2017 4 0
2018 3 0
Total 33 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".[dead link]
  3. ^ Yasser Al-Mosailem at National-Football-Teams.com