Salman Al-Faraj

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Salman Al-Faraj
Salman Al-Faraj 2018.jpg
Al-Faraj at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Salman Mohammed Al-Faraj
Date of birth (1989-08-01) 1 August 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Medina, Saudi Arabia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder / Left back
Club information
Current team
Al-Hilal
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2008 Al-Hilal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Al-Hilal 148 (14)
National team
2011–2012 Saudi Arabia U23 2 (1)
2011– Saudi Arabia 50 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:04, 20 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:35, 20 November 2018 (UTC)

Salman Mohammed Al-Faraj (Arabic: سلمان محمد الفرج‎; born on 1 August 1989) is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Al-Hilal and the Saudi Arabia national football team.[2][3]

International career

Salman's first match with his national team was against Congo in an international friendly at Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium in Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia on 14 October 2012. The match ended in a 3–2 win.[4] Salman's first goal with his national team was against Timor-Leste during the second round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers at King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 3 September 2015. The match ended in a 7–0 win.[5]

In May 2018, he was named in Saudi Arabia’s preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[6] On 4 June, Salman included in 23-man squad for the World Cup.[7] On 25 June, Salman scored the equalizing goal and his first ever World Cup goal from the penalty kick in a 2–1 victory over Egypt in their last group stage match of the tournament.[8]

Career statistics

International

Statistics accurate as of match played 20 November 2018.[9]
Saudi Arabia
Year Apps Goals
2011 2 0
2012 1 0
2013 4 0
2014 7 0
2015 10 1
2016 8 0
2017 8 1
2018 10 2
Total 50 4

International goals

Scores and results list Saudi Arabia's goal tally first.[9]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 September 2015 King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Timor-Leste 4–0 7–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 7 October 2017 King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Jamaica 3–1 5–2 Friendly
3. 9 May 2018 Estadio Ramón de Carranza, Cádiz, Spain  Algeria 1–0 2–0 Friendly
4. 25 June 2018 Volgograd Arena, Volgograd, Russia  Egypt 1–1 2–1 2018 FIFA World Cup

Honours

Club

Al-Hilal

References

  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. ^ "Salman Alfaraj".
  3. ^ "Saudi Team". www.ksa-team.com.
  4. ^ "Saudi Arabia vs Congo". ksa-team.com. Saudi Team Website. 14 October 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Saudi Arabia vs Timor-Leste". ksa-team.com. Saudi Team Website. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  6. ^ "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia". bbc.com. BBC Sport. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  7. ^ "World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia name all-domestic 23-man squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Salem al-Dawsari snatches win for Saudi Arabia against Egypt". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  9. ^ a b Salman Al-Faraj at National-Football-Teams.com

External links

  • Salman Al-Faraj at Soccerway
  • Al-Hilal
  • Saudi League Profile
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