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Who is Yasser Al-Qahtani | Yasser Al-Qahtani is a player in the Saudi Ettifaq Club

Who is Yasser Al-Qahtani | Yasser Al-Qahtani is a player in the Saudi Ettifaq Club

 Yasser Al-Qahtani is a Saudi footballer. 

He currently plays for the Saudi club Al Hilal. 2007 Asian Player of the Year award Yasser Al-Qahtani .

Biography of Yasser Al-Qahtani

He started his football career in the closed halls in the five-a-side teams - like many football players - in the Nojoom

 Al-Uqribeh team before he starred and received offers from many clubs, including Al-Ettifaq and Al-Qadisiyah. and signed with him.

He starred with Al-Qadisiyah Club and reached the Golden Square of the Saudi League, where he received offers from the strongest clubs, Al-Ittihad and Al-Ahly Saudi clubs, but 

he preferred Al-Ahly, who faced stubbornness in moving to him by Al-Qadisiyah Club, where Al-Ittihad Club was higher. He won many championships with 

Al-Qadisiyah Club, then Al-Hilal Saudi Club, and participated in many occasions with the Saudi national team and the UAE club Al-Ain, with whom he participated for one season.

The beginnings of Yasser Al-Qahtani

Yasser Al-Qahtani was born on October 10, 1982 in Al-Khobar in Al-Aqrabeya neighborhood to an educated family, where his father had a master’s degree and his mother as well; Yasser Al-Qahtani did not study in 

public schools, but studied in private schools in the three stages: primary, intermediate, and secondary at the private "University of Education" private school, and he is

 the only one among his other two brothers who does not hold a university degree, so he is currently thinking of studying computer science.

He loved football since he was young and used to play it in his home, which made him master playing in narrow areas because of his playing in bedrooms, corridors and 

monsters of the house; He was also small in size and was subjected to a lot of harassment at school because of this, but he soon became very popular after he became

 the first football star in the school, where he was able to win with his school the Prince Muhammad bin Fahd School Award, and all the players were from high school except for him He was from middle school, and he was the youngest participant.

He loved the crescent since his childhood, perhaps because of his love for the color blue; His love for the blue color appeared a lot, as he always played

 with it in conversations, as he put on BlackBerry the logo of the Saudi Al-Hilal Club, the Chelsea club in England, and the logo of the Italian national team, all of which share the blue color.

Also, his car is a blue Porsche! Perhaps one of the reasons for his love for Al Hilal is also the retired international player Youssef Al-Thunayan, who had great individual skills, and he also loved the player Majed Abdullah with boundless love.

His beginnings were in the stadiums of the University of Petroleum and Minerals, and he played for the “Agrabya Stars” team, before joining the “Loto” indoor team, and participated in several courses

 held during the Ramadan months in Al-Ettifaq and Al-Qadisiyah clubs; He excelled in these courses remarkably (especially in the Aramco course that was held in 

Dhahran), so offers from the Eastern Province clubs began pouring in on him, and Al-Ettifaq and Al-Qadisiyah clubs were the most prominent of them to win the player's deal.

Yasser Al-Qahtani's personal life

Yasser is married and has three children, two sons Zain and Abdel Aziz, and a daughter named Touq. As for Yasser Al-Qahtani’s religion, beliefs and original sect, he was born into a Sunni Muslim family.

Facts about Yasser Al-Qahtani

His participation with the national team amounted to 112 international matches, in which he scored 45 goals.

One of the reasons for his love for Al Hilal is also the retired international player Youssef Al-Thunayan, who had great individual skills.
He wants to study computer science.

Yasser Al-Qahtani's Achievements

Yasser Al-Qahtani first went to Al-Ettifaq and took the test for a week; The coach was convinced of him, so the club management tried to sign him for approximately 30,000 Saudi riyals only. Yasser Al-Qahtani refused the offer due to his weakness and went 

to Al-Qadisiyah SC, which his Brazilian coach Cabral was convinced of, and they contracted with him for 50,000 Saudi riyals in 2000. He was initially in the reserve 

of the first team And in the 2000/2001 season, he was the top scorer for Al-Qadisiyah team, which was not yet twenty-one, and he succeeded with the team in winning the First Division League and advancing to the Premier League.

The 2002/03 season was his best season, as he excelled greatly and reached Al Qadisiyah for the golden square in the Saudi League. At that time, Al Hilal Saudi Club sent him an offer, and Al Ittihad Club

 of Saudi Arabia sent an offer as well. Yasser Al-Qahtani was a fan of Al-Ahly club, as we knew, and he said that he would only move 

to him, but the Qadisiyah Club management disagreed, as it rejected Al-Ahly’s offer and said that the union’s offer was higher, so it was not transferred to either of them.

Two seasons later, Yasser Al-Qahtani was still at the height of his brilliance, so the Saudi clubs Al-Ahly and Al-Ittihad tried to include him - again - and each team presented 

its offer, and Al-Ittihad's offer was stronger this time as well, but the player's insistence on joining Al-Ittihad made Al-Qadisiyah Club enter into a deal with 

Al-Hilal; The offer was initially 20 million Saudi riyals and that Al-Qahtani would give up another million of his share in the transfer, but the Qadisiyah management insisted on obtaining 25 million riyals!

Al-Qahtani increased the waived amount to two million riyals, and Al-Hilal club increased its offer to 22.5 million riyals, but Al-Qadisiyah Club increased a new condition, which is obtaining 25% of the value of any 

Gulf offer received by Al-Hilal to Yasser, which was rejected by Al-Hilal, but Yasser Al-Qahtani appeared in a press conference to announce He agreed to this condition because he wanted to wear the blue shirt.

The funny thing about this transfer story is that in 2003, when Al-Hilal wanted to contract with Al-Qahtani, Al-Qadisiyah Club requested 200,000 riyals, but the management 

of Al-Hilal dismissed the high financial compensation, before returning and buying it two years later for only 22.5 million riyals, i.e. almost 115 times! 

This amount was so huge at the time that he changed the order of the news bulletin, as it was usual to start with a main news and it was a political news, but when

 the deal was done, Al-Qahtani switched to the main news and then the bulletins were ready to change the main news according to the circumstances.

In the 2011/2012 season, he moved to the UAE club Al Ain on loan for one season, in which he participated in 15 matches, in which he scored seven goals.

After his first brilliance in his first season with Al-Qadisiyah and his attention, he joined the Saudi Olympic team and participated for the first time in the International 

Friendship Tournament and starred in it. He won the title, and then two years later he participated with the national team.

His participation with the national team amounted to 112 international matches, in which he scored 45 goals, before announcing his retirement from international

 football in 2012, before returning to participate in the 2013 Arab Gulf Cup and scored a goal.

He achieved with Al-Qadisiyah Club the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup in the 200 season, then the Prince Faisal bin 

Fahd Cup under 23 years in 2004, then with Al-Hilal he achieved the Crown Prince Cup 7 times (seasons 2005/2006, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011 and 2012). 2013/2015/2016), Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup

 once (2005/2006 season), Saudi Premier League twice (2007/2008 and 2016/2017 seasons), Zain Professional League twice (2009/2010 and 2010/2011 seasons) and 

the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup The Sherifians once (2014/2015), the 2015 Saudi Super Cup and the King’s Cup 2017.

With the national team, he won the eighth Arab Cup in 2002, the sixteenth Gulf Cup for football in 2003, and the first Islamic Solidarity Games in 2005.