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Karim Ziani

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Birthday ***, 1982
Place of Birth Sevres, France
Age 38 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Karim Ziani

Karim Koceila Yanis Ziani is an Algerian former professional footballer. He played in different midfield positions in but was best known for being a playmaker. Ziani is considered to be a national hero by many Algerians, as it was his cross that led to the goal that put them into their first World Cup competition since 1986 at the expense of bitter rivals Egypt. He has participated in two continental tournaments 2004 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, the latter in which Algeria finished fourth, and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Overall, he has participated in 62 official games for the Algerian national team, in which he has scored five goals.

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About Karim Ziani

Algerian midfielder who scored the goal that sent Algeria to the 2010 World Cup. He was named Ligue 2 Player of the Year in 2006 while playing for Lorient.

Karim Ziani before fame

He began his junior soccer career with Racing Club de Paris at age 13.

Achievement of Karim Ziani

He won the Algerian Ballon d’Or in 2006 and 2007.

Karim Ziani family life

He had two children, Lina and Kais.

Associations of Karim Ziani

He was defeated by Landon Donovan and the US national team during the first round of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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  • El Jaish SC players
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  • Algerian expatriate footballers
  • Kayserispor footballers
  • FC Lorient players
  • Troyes AC players
  • VfL Wolfsburg players
  • FC Petrolul Ploiești players
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  • FC Sochaux-Montbéliard players
  • Olympique de Marseille players

Latest information about Karim Ziani updated on May 07, 2021.