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Fuad Anwar : biography

October 13, 1970 -

Fuad Anwar Amin () (born October 13, 1972) is a former football defensive midfielder from Saudi Arabia. On club level, he played mostly for Al-Shabab and Al-Nasr in his home country.

International career

A former captain of the national team, he achieved national fame after becoming the first Saudi to score in the FIFA World Cup finals in the 2–1 defeat against the Netherlands during 1994 edition. In the same competition, he scored a long range effort against Morocco.

Amin played at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Amin was also selected for 1998 FIFA World Cup. During the match against France, Amin was stomped by Zidane, who was banned for two games. People close to Zidane said that Amin had leveled a racial slur against the player.



  • Saudi Federation cup: 1988, 1989.
  • Saudi Premier League: 1991, 1992, 1993.
  • Crown Prince Cup: 1993, 1996.
  • Arab Champions League: 1992
  • Arab Super Cup: 1996
  • Gulf Club Champions Cup: 1993, 1994

National Team U-17

  • AFC U-17 Championship: 1988
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: 1989

National Team

  • AFC Asian Cup
Winner: 1996
Runner Up: 1992
  • Gulf Cup of Nations
Winner: 1994
  • Qualify for the FIFA World Cup:
1994, 1998
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