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Who is Omar Abdel Rahman, his sports career, and the clubs he joined?

Who is Omar Abdel Rahman, his sports career, and the clubs he joined?

Omar Abdul Rahman is a distinguished Emirati football player in the attacking position. He played for Al Ain Club and the UAE national team; He received many titles and awards.

Biography of Omar Abdel Rahman

Omar Abdel Rahman is a famous Emirati football player of Yemeni origin, nicknamed Amouri. 

His talent was evident since his childhood, when he was playing in the lanes of Riyadh, until he was discovered by Abdel Rahman Issa, and then began playing in the Saudi Al Hilal Club until 

Before an offer from the UAE club Al Ain and joined him with his brothers, he was included in the club to the first team. 

Abdul Rahman starred and won many titles and cups. In 2012 he was ranked among the top ten players in Asia, and in 2016 he won the award for the best player in Asia.

The name Omar has many meanings and connotations, which can be identified through: The meaning of the name Omar .

The beginnings of Omar Abdul Rahman

Omar Abdul-Rahman Ahmed Al-Raqi Al-Amoudi was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on September 20, 1991, to his father, former football player Abdul-Rahman Ahmed Al-Raqi, of Yemeni Hadrami origin. He has three brothers, Ahmed, Muhammad, Khaled and Omar, the youngest of them.

Omar Abdul Rahman grew up in a humble environment, and was passionate about football at a young age, as he was playing with his brothers in Malaz Square in Riyadh, until scout Abdul Rahman Issa noticed him and asked him in favor of which club he plays, so he told him that he does not 

play in any club and does not have Saudi citizenship in the first place. So, Issa asked to communicate with his family, and Omar Abdel Rahman began playing in tournaments and tournaments.

Omar Abdel Rahman's personal life
Not much information is available about the personal life of Omar Abdel Rahman.

Facts about Omar Abdel Rahman

His father refused the Saudi citizenship offered to Omar Abdul Rahman because it was only for him and not for the family.

Espanyol coach Luis Planagorn was impressed by Omar Abdel Rahman's playing and expressed his desire to join the club, but the deal did not take place due to the desire of Espanyol to buy his card permanently and Al Ain Club to loan him only.

Abdul Rahman signed an advertising contract with Nike Sports Equipments in 2012, and in 2013 he signed an agreement with Etisalat to be the media face of the organization.

He has three brothers who also play football, Muhammad as a striker and Khaled as a defender in Al Ain Club, and Ahmed played in Masfoot Club, but he was injured and left playing.

Achievements of Omar Abdel Rahman

In 2000, Abdul Rahman started playing with the Saudi Al Hilal Club, and he was included in the club from the buds to the juniors and remained in the club until 2005, when Sheikh Nasser bin Thaloub contacted 

Abdul Rahman Issa asking about young players to play in the UAE club Al Ain, and Issa’s suggestion was He is Omar Abdul Rahman and his brothers Muhammad and Khalid.

The family moved to the UAE and all of them obtained Emirati citizenship, and Omar Abdel Rahman joined the Al-Ain external camp in Germany.

In 2007, Abdul Rahman joined Al Ain Club Academy School, at first he played for the U-16 category, then U-18, then U-19, and the reserve team, and after seeing him play German coach Winfried Schaefer in 2009 when he played in the Al Ain U-20 Championship. 17 and included him in the first team.

Abdul Rahman’s first match against Al-Ahly in the Telecom Cup tournament, and Abdul Rahman won the title of best player in the Al Ain International U-17 Championship for the year 
2008 and 2009.

In 2009 he won the title of best young player and returned and won the title in 2011. 

He played with the club in the UAE Arabian Gulf Cup for the 2008-2009 season and won the cup. He remained in the first team’s reserve team for five seasons, during which he scored 6 goals and made five and the last match with The reserve team was in 2012 against Al-Nassr.

The club also won the UAE Super Cup for the 2009, 2012, and 2015 seasons, and the UAE President's Cup for the 2008-2009 season, the 2013-2014 season, and the 2017-2018 season.

Abdul Rahman played with Al Ain Club in the Arab Gulf League, and won the cup for the 2011-2012 season, 2012-2013 season, 2014-2015 season, 2017-2018, and Abdul Rahman also played with the UAE youth team in the Arabian Gulf Cup U-23 for 2010. And the Emirates won against Kuwait 1-0.

Then he played with the national team in the 2013 Arabian Gulf Cup, and the UAE national team won, and Abdul Rahman won the title of 
best player in the 2013 Gulf Cup.

Abdul Rahman also won many titles, including
 the best Emirati player in the UAE League for the 2012-2013 season, the 2014-2015 season, the 2015-2016 season, and the 2017-2018 season, and he won the title of best passer for the 2013-2014 season and 2015-2016 season.

Abdul Rahman won the Golden Ball for the best Arab player for the year 2015, as well as the award for the best player in Asia, the best Gulf player, the best Arab player for 2016, and the most valuable player in the 2016 AFC Champions League.

On August 8, 2018, Omar Abdel Rahman joined the Saudi club Al Hilal on loan, and Al Hilal won the Saudi Super Cup for the year 2018 over Al Ittihad with a score of 2-1, and on August 8, 2019, Omar Abdel Rahman signed with Amer Abdel Rahman in the UAE club Al Jazira for a period of three seasons.