Youssef Msakni

by John Von 09 Feb,2018
Youssef Msakni
Body Stats
Weight in KG 73 kg kg
Personal Info
  • Father Unknown
  • Mother Unknown
  • Net Worth Above $ 5 million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Tunis, Tunisia
  • Salary Estimated around $ 700,000
  • Married to Amira Jaziri
  • Famous Name Youssef Msakni
  • Children Unknown
  • Divorce Unknown
  • Nationality Tunisia
  • Affair with Unknown
  • Girlfriend Unknown
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Unknown
  • Currently Club Al-Duhail
  • Tatto(s) No

Youssef Msakni, a professional football player for Tunisia National Team and Qatar League club, Al Duhail who plays as a midfielder. He is one of the popular and recognizable footballers in Tunisia.

Youssef Msakni’s Early Life

Youssef Msakni was born on October 28, 1990, in Tunis, Tunisia. He is the son of Mondher Msakni, a former player for Tunisian club, Stade Tunisien. He is the younger brother of Iheb Msakni who has also represented Tunisian National Football Team and currently plays for Al Ahed as a midfielder like Youssef.

He also has brother, Mohamed Aziz Msakni who also is a midfielder playing for AS Soliman

Youssef Msakni's Networth

The poster boy for Tunisian football and most sought-after African footballer's current net-worth is not officially known.  According to his status and popularity, his salary annually could be around $ 700,000.

As of 2018, his estimated net worth could be above $2 million. His current market value is $ 3.6 million.

Youssef Msakni’s Early Career

Msakni began his career from Tunisian club, Stade Tunisien which later on changed to ES Tunis during July 2008.

Youssef Msakni’s Professional Career

He started his professional career with the senior club, ES Tunis and made his professional debut for the club against Olympique Beja on 26 July 2009. His first goal for the club came against AS Kasserine on 8 August 2009.

During his time with the club, he played a crucial part for the team in winning Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 during 2011-12 seasons and also CAF Champions League in 2011.

His brilliant and outstanding performances caught the eyes of many French clubs like Paris Saint Germain, Lille OSC, AS Monaco and FC Lorient.

He was ranked number 48 in the best footballers in the world in 2012 for his achievement for his team and clubs.

After a successful spell at ES Tunis, he signed a four and half year contract with Qatari club, Lekhwiya SC in January 2013. The transfer fee was $ 14.10 million which is a record amount for any African player.

He scored his first goal for the club against Al-Wakrah SC on 10 February 2013.

His attractive and winning effort for middle eastern club drew the attention of several top English clubs, Newcastle United, Arsenal, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur during March 2013. This attention compels the authorities of Qatar club to review and increase his price.

The move proved to be a rich dividend for Lekwiya SC as the club won the  Qatar Crown Prince Cup in 2013.

After team converted its name to Al Duhail in April 2017, Msakni was approached by French club, Olympique de Marseille but he stated he would stay in Qatar and decide only after 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Youssef Msakni’s International Career

After representing Tunisia in U-17 level, the star midfielder started playing for the senior team from 2010 onwards. He regularly was featured in the Africa Cup of Nation for Tunisia National Squad. He was in 2010, 2012,2013,2015 and 2017 edition of  Africa Cup of Nation.

He scored his first international goal against Angola on 7 February 2011 during 2011 African Cup of Nation.

His career highlight was his hattrick that he scored against Guinea in World Cup Qualification on October 7, 2017.

Youssef Msakni was important player of the team that includes the likes of Farouk Ben Mustapha, Dylan Bronn and Anice Badri that was successful in the qualifying the African nation to 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Youssef Msakni’s Personal Life

Youssef Msakni currently 27 years of age is married to his girlfriend, Tunisian actress and model,  Amira Jaziri.  He married her on July 6, 2017. They were engaged some days before their marriage. 

Msakni and Amira might have been dating from very early but Msakni first revealed his girlfriend in July 2017 just some days before their wedding.

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