Yousuf Al-Thunayan

1963 - Today

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Yousuf Al-Thunayyan (Arabic: يوسف الثُنيان, born November 18, 1963) is a former association football winger and attacking midfielder from Saudi Arabia. He spent all 21 seasons of his senior career at Al-Hilal FC. A playmaker known for vision and technique, Al-Thunayyan was nicknamed "The Philosopher" for his dribbling, goal scoring, and playmaking skills. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yousuf Al-Thunayan has received more than 47,714 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Yousuf Al-Thunayan is the 5,894th most popular soccer player (down from 4,960th in 2019), the 162nd most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 137th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Saudi Arabian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 5,894 out of 16,923Before him are Jermaine Jones, Stan Cullis, Kim Dong-jin, Genki Haraguchi, Mattias Jonson, and Garba Lawal. After him are Victor Wanyama, Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh, Sergio Floccari, Aziz Bouhaddouz, Fernando Belluschi, and Alireza Jahanbakhsh.

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Among people born in 1963, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 573Before him are Bettina Bunge, Shawn Lane, Wojciech Smarzowski, Billy Gunn, Tracy Nelson, and Hardcore Holly. After him are Melinda McGraw, Khady Sylla, Billy Gould, Christian Perez, Rudi Smidts, and Anouk Grinberg.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 162 out of 222Before him are Raif Badawi (1984), Melora Walters (1960), David Curtiss Munson (1884), Hani Hanjour (1972), Hussein Abdulghani (1977), and Abdulaziz al-Omari (1979). After him are Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi (1971), Ameera al-Taweel (1983), Omar Abdulrahman (1991), Yasser Al-Qahtani (1982), Loujain al-Hathloul (1989), and Mohammed Noor (1978).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Saudi Arabia

Among soccer players born in Saudi Arabia, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 6Before him are Majed Abdullah (1959), Mohamed Al-Deayea (1972), Saeed Al-Owairan (1967), Sami Al-Jaber (1972), and Hussein Abdulghani (1977). After him are Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi (1971), Omar Abdulrahman (1991), Yasser Al-Qahtani (1982), Mohammed Noor (1978), Osama Hawsawi (1984), and Salem Al-Dawsari (1991).