Hossam Hassan

1966 - Today

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Hossam Hassan Hussein (Arabic: حسام حسن حسين; born 10 August 1966) is an Egyptian professional football coach and former player who played as a striker. A prolific goalscorer, he is Egypt's all-time top scorer with 83 goals in 176 appearances. His twin brother Ibrahim also played professional football, and they shared teams for most of their extensive careers.Hassan represented the national team in the 1990 World Cup and seven Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hossam Hassan has received more than 396,188 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Hossam Hassan is the 2,913th most popular soccer player (down from 2,233rd in 2019), the 443rd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 375th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Egyptian Soccer Player.

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  • 24

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  • 4.01

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  • 2.72

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Among soccer players, Hossam Hassan ranks 2,913 out of 16,923Before him are Rudolf Gramlich, Giuseppe Wilson, Ramón Zabalo, Kalidou Koulibaly, Dieter Hecking, and Sokratis Papastathopoulos. After him are Thomas Helmer, Stanislav Seman, Olof Mellberg, Günter Sawitzki, Emerson Sheik, and Asamoah Gyan.

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Among people born in 1966, Hossam Hassan ranks 202Before him are Akhrik Tsveiba, Hansi Kürsch, Marco Antônio da Silva, Miljenko Jergović, Frank De Bleeckere, and David Chalmers. After him are Greg Grunberg, Linn Ullmann, Derek Sherinian, Randy Barnes, Tihomir Orešković, and Kristin Otto.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Hossam Hassan ranks 443 out of 520Before him are Mike Beuttler (1940), Moustafa Madbouly (1966), Karim Rashid (1960), Magdi Allam (1952), Mohamed Ali Rashwan (1956), and Aly Lotfy Mahmoud (1935). After him are Pope Justus of Alexandria (100), Mahmoud El Khatib (1954), Mustafa Ben Halim (1921), Amr Waked (1973), Farid Simaika (1907), and Ahmed Hassan (1975).


Among soccer players born in Egypt, Hossam Hassan ranks 8Before him are Essam El Hadary (1973), Abdulrahman Fawzi (1909), Mahmoud El-Gohary (1938), Hassan Shehata (1947), Mohamed Zidan (1981), and Mido (1983). After him are Mahmoud El Khatib (1954), Ahmed Hassan (1975), Mustafa Mansour (1914), Avi Cohen (1956), Hany Ramzy (1969), and Mohamed Aboutrika (1978).