Nawaf Shaker Al-Abed, a.k.a Nawaf Al-Abed is a Saudi Arabian international footballer currently signed to Al-Hilal as a midfielder. Since 2011, he is in the Saudi Arabia national team. Also, he has represented Saudi Arabian U-23 national team from 2011-12.
His salary is estimated to be around $1 million annually in 2018. Nawaf has also made a place in the 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup.
Nawaf Al-Abed's Early Life
A native of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nawaf Al-Abed was a born on 26th January 1990. His star sign is Aquarius and holds Saudi Arabian nationality.
In 2005, he joined Al-Hilal and started his football career at the age of 15.
Nawaf Al-Abed's Net Worth and Endorsement
As of 2018, Al-Abed’s annual salary is estimated to be around $1 million. His market value is recorded at $2.12 million. He has not yet revealed his exact figure of the net worth but looking at his successful football career, his net worth is assumed to be no less than the seven-digit figure.
Apart from his football career, the player earns much from endorsement deal and sponsorships.
Nawaf Al-Abed's Club Career
An academic product of Al-HIlal, Al-Abed signed his first professional contract with the club and soon was promoted to the first team. In 7th November 2009, he scored the fastest goal in professional football against Al-Shoulla in 2 seconds in Prince Faisal Under 21 Cup. However, the match was canceled because Al-Hilal made 6 players which are over 21 years old play in the match.
In a match against Ittihad, Al-Abed scored a third penalty goal on 9th March 2017 and performed a celebration which eventually made Ittihad fans extremely angry and led him being banned for two games by the Saudi Arabia FA. Later, he appealed and the ban was lifted.
Nawaf Al-Abed's International Career
In 2011, Al-Abed was called for the first time in Saudi Arabia U23 national team. The same year, he earned a first call-up to the senior team of the Saudi Arabia national game.
His first international goal came on 19th November 2014, in a 1-0 win over Yemen at Gulf Cup of Nations. Again, in the semi-final match against the United Arab Emirates, he scored his second international goal. The match ended in a 3-2 win.
For the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, he was selected in Saudi Arabia’s squad, scoring his third international goal in a 4-1 loss of North Korea in the Team’s second group game.
Nawaf Al-Abed's Personal life
Nawaf Al-Abed has maintained his personal life in low key. He has neither talked about his love life in public nor has been spotted with his potential girlfriend or wife. Moreover, he is inactive on social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
As per our record, he might be single and unmarried too.