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Hossam Hassan

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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 448,919 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Hossam Hassan is the 2,213th most popular soccer player (up from 2,911th in 2019), the 457th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 442nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Egyptian Soccer Player.

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  • 25

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  • 3.92

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  • 2.88

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Among soccer players, Hossam Hassan ranks 2,213 out of 16,880Before him are André Silva, Sylvinho, Gyula Polgár, Juan, Francisco Buyo, and José Luis Capón. After him are Rodion Cămătaru, Aldo Donati, Sardar Azmoun, Jules Vandooren, Tomás Ojeda, and Christian Poulsen.

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Among people born in 1966, Hossam Hassan ranks 154Before him are Jan Boklöv, Roberto Sensini, Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, Freddy Rincón, Tom Henning Øvrebø, and Kim Kielsen. After him are Rubén Sosa, Suleyman Kerimov, Dikembe Mutombo, Michael Imperioli, Claudia Wells, and Michelle Akers.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Hossam Hassan ranks 457 out of 582Before him are Essam Sharaf (1952), Zakaria Goneim (1905), Jonathan Williams (1942), Atef Ebeid (1932), Isidore of Alexandria (450), and Mustafa Khalil (1920). After him are Mahmud Taymur (1894), Inji Aflatoun (1924), Aisha Taymur (1840), Ali Gomaa (1952), Mahmoud El Khatib (1954), and Tefta Tashko-Koço (1910).


Among soccer players born in Egypt, Hossam Hassan ranks 6Before him are Mohamed Salah (1992), Hassan Shehata (1947), Essam El Hadary (1973), Mahmoud El-Gohary (1938), and Abdulrahman Fawzi (1909). After him are Mahmoud El Khatib (1954), Mohamed Zidan (1981), Mido (1983), Mohamed Aboutrika (1978), Mohamed Latif (1909), and Mustafa Mansour (1914).