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High-earning Arab footballers
A look at the some of the top-level Arabs in international football
July 6, 2014 1:14 by kippreport
While the Algerians may have been sent home, most of the Middle East gathered round to show support. This inspired Kippreport to do some research into other Arab football players making a name for themselves internationally.
- Adel Taarabt
Taarabt is a Morrocan football player with Queens Park Rangers (QPR) where he plays as an attacking midfielder. This past season he was on loan to AC Milan, where he has received recognition for his talent. His current market value stands at €8 million
- Samir Nasri
Manchester City player Samir Nasri is a Frenchman with Algerian roots. He plays as an attacking midfielder, and has been credited for his creative playing. He has also been compared to the likes of Zinedine Zidane, the French/Algerian football hero. His current market value is estimated to be €22 million
- Mohamed Salah
Salah is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Chelsea. For a young man of 22, he has raked in an impressive amount of acclaim from his peers and most recently, he was awarded with the SAFP Golden Player award in addition to other past achievements.
His current market value is an estimated €13 million
- Stephan El-Shaarawy
Another Egyptian youngster makes our list. Shaarawy is also 22 years old and plays for AC Milan.
He has been ranked by The Guardian as 52nd on the list of 100 best footballers in the world. His estimated market value is €20 million
- Ali Al-Habsi
This Omani veteran has been playing for Wigan Athletic as their goal keeper since 2011. He is also captain of his national team which he has represented since 2002. His market value is approximately €1.8 million