Ahmed Hossam

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Soccer Coach
Date of Birth February 23, 1983
Place of Birth Cairo, Egypt
Age 38 years old
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Mido (footballer)

Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhamid, publicly known as Mido, is an Egyptian former professional footballer who played as a striker, and a current manager. Mido started his career with Zamalek in Egypt in 1999. He left the club for Gent of Belgium in 2000, where he won the Belgian Ebony Shoe. This led to a move to Dutch side Ajax in 2001, from where he joined Celta Vigo on loan in 2003. His next destination was Marseille in France and he left them for Italian side Roma in 2004. He joined English side Tottenham Hotspur on an 18-month loan in 2005 and eventually joined the club permanently in 2006. He left the club in 2007 to join Middlesbrough, from whom he joined Wigan Athletic, Zamalek, West Ham United and Ajax on loan. In 2011, he rejoined Zamalek, before joining Barnsley in 2012. He also played for Egypt 51 times, scoring 20 goals. Mido retired from football in June 2013.

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About Ahmed Hossam

Commonly known as Mido, he is a coach and former soccer player best known as the manager for Zamalek sports club. He gained popularity throughout his professional soccer career playing for clubs around the world, from Egypt to England. He also played for the Egyptian national team for almost ten years.

Before Fame

He began his youth career in 1999 with the Zamalek sports club. The following year, he made his debut in the Egyptian Premiere League.


He served as a sports analyst for Al Jazeera Sports and eventually earned his own show called Al hayat TV. He also hosted the online series FilGoal.

Family Life

He married business student Yosra Wael in 2002.


He was coached by Gordon Strachan while he served as a member of the Middlesbrough football club.

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  • Sportspeople from Cairo
  • Zamalek SC players
  • Egyptian Premier League players
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  • Egypt international footballers
  • AFC Ajax players
  • Olympique de Marseille players
  • Wigan Athletic F.C. players
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Latest information about Ahmed Hossam updated on February 25, 2021.

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