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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 51,171 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Yousuf Al-Thunayan is the 5,916th most popular soccer player (down from 5,890th in 2019), the 176th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 162nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Saudi Arabian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 5,916 out of 16,880Before him are Sjaak Troost, Francisco Fernández, Václav Svěrkoš, Karim Adeyemi, Jacek Krzynówek, and Stephan Engels. After him are Stelios Giannakopoulos, Ianis Hagi, Dany Verlinden, Julián Álvarez, Wolfram Wuttke, and Doriva.

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Among people born in 1963, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 582Before him are Criss Oliva, Jadav Payeng, Mike Gascoyne, Zhang Yuan, Timothy Kopra, and Ahmed Al-Maktoum. After him are Dany Verlinden, Mario Been, Jeff Hornacek, Gavin O'Connor, Monica Frassoni, and Abdullah Al-Rashidi.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 176 out of 251Before him are Raif Badawi (1984), Hani Hanjour (1972), Hamza bin Laden (1989), Salem Al-Dawsari (1991), Khalil Al Ghamdi (1970), and Omar Abdulrahman (1991). After him are Satam al-Suqami (1976), Salman Al-Faraj (1989), Yasser Al-Qahtani (1982), Reema bint Bandar Al Saud (1975), Ameera al-Taweel (1983), and Wail al-Shehri (1973).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Saudi Arabia

Among soccer players born in Saudi Arabia, Yousuf Al-Thunayan ranks 7Before him are Majed Abdullah (1959), Sami Al-Jaber (1972), Saeed Al-Owairan (1967), Mohamed Al-Deayea (1972), Salem Al-Dawsari (1991), and Omar Abdulrahman (1991). After him are Salman Al-Faraj (1989), Yasser Al-Qahtani (1982), Hussein Abdulghani (1977), Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi (1971), Mohammed Noor (1978), and Osama Hawsawi (1984).