Al-Hilal SFC: Al-Hilal Football Club was founded in 1957 by a group of young men from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The club began as a small, local team, but quickly gained popularity and success in the Saudi league.
Throughout its history, Al-Hilal has had a number of successful players and coaches and has produced several players who have gone on to play for the national team. The club has a large and dedicated fan base and is considered one of the most popular and successful clubs in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
All-Time Best Players of Al-Hilal SFC:
Al-Hilal Football Club has had many talented players throughout its history. Some of the club’s all-time best players include:
- Sami Al-Jaber: A striker who played for Al-Hilal SFC from 1992 to 2008. He is considered one of the greatest players in the history of Saudi Arabian football and is the club’s all-time leading goal scorer. He also was part of the national team that played in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups.
- Yousuf Al-Thunayan: A midfielder who played for Al-Hilal SFC from 1981 to 2001. He was known for his technical skills and vision on the field and is considered one of the best midfielders in the history of Saudi Arabian football.
- Nawaf Al-Temyat: A goalkeeper who played for Al-Hilal SFC from 1986 to 2002. He was known for his quick reflexes and shot-stopping ability and is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the history of Saudi Arabian football.
- Yousuf Al-Shenawy: A midfielder who played for Al-Hilal from 1999 to 2011. He was known for his versatility and ability to control the midfield and is considered one of the best midfielders in the history of Saudi Arabian football.
Al-Hilal also has had great international players like Thiago Neves, Bafétimbi Gomis, Carlos Eduardo, Salem Al-Dawsari, and Omar Abdulrahman.
These players all played a significant role in the club’s success over the years and are remembered fondly by fans.
Current Best Players of Al-Hilal SFC:
- Odion Ighalo: Odion Ighalo is a Nigerian professional footballer who currently plays as a striker for Al-Hilal SFC and the Nigeria national team.
- He has previously played for clubs such as Manchester Utd. and Shanghai Shenhua and has had a successful career both in Europe and Asia. In January 2022, Al-Hilal signed him from Al-Shabab.
- Andre Carrillo: A Peruvian winger who joined the club in 2020.
- He is known for his speed, dribbling ability, and goal-scoring skills. He has been a key player in the team’s attack and has helped the team win multiple trophies.
- Salem Al-Dawsari: A Saudi Arabian winger who has been with the club since 2011.
- He is known for his speed, dribbling ability and goal-scoring skills. He has been a key player in the team’s attack and has helped the team win multiple trophies.
- Saleh Al-Shehri: Saleh Al-Shehri plays as a forward for Al-Hilal and the Saudi Arabia national team.
- He made his professional debut for Al-Hilal in 2015 and has since become a regular starter for the club, helping them win several domestic and international titles. He has also represented Saudi Arabia at the international level, including at the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup.
- Muhammad Al-Owais: Muhammad Al-Owais plays as a goalkeeper for Al-Hilal SFC and the Saudi Arabia national team.
- He made his professional debut for Al-Ahli in 2012 and has become the first-choice goalkeeper for the club and the national team. In 2022 he was transferred to Al-Hilal FC. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the region.
These are some of the best of Al-Hilal SFC and have helped the team to achieve a lot of success recently.
Current Team of Al-Hilal FC
Here is the list of Al-Hilal SFC current Squad in 2023:
- Mohammed Al Owais (GK)
- Habib Al-Watyan (GK)
- Abdullah Al-Jadani (GK)
- Abdulrahman Al-Obaid (DF)
- Abdullah Al Hafith (DF)
- Carlos Eduardo (DF)
- Mohammed Jahfali (DF)
- Saud Abdulhamid (DF)
- Amiri Kurdi (DF)
- Madallah Al-Olayan (DF)
- Muteb Al Mufarrij (DF)
- Salem Al Dawsari (MF)
- Salman Al Faraj (MF)
- Andre Carrillo (MF)
- Adil Hermach (MF)
- Michael (MF)
- Matheus Pereira (MF)
- Abdulelah Al Malki (MF)
- Saleh Al Shehri (FW)
- Odion Ighalo (FW)
- Luciano Vietto (FW)
- Abdullah Al Hamdan (FW)
- Moussa Marega (FW)