Former Iraqi footballer Hussein Saeed is considered one of the legendary players to ever play for the Iraq national football team. He has played for his national team for more than 14 years after making his debut back in 1976. Saeed is also called “Club legend” by his fans as he spent his whole football career playing for the Iraqi football club Al-Talaba sports club. He was a very skillful footballer at his prime, who could play excellently even as the speedy winger and mainly as the central forward or striker for his team. He has scored 78 international goals for his national team until now and assisted his teammates in many matches.
Saeed is currently the ninth-highest international goal scorer, sitting just one goal above legendary footballer Pele. He has been rewarded with honors like being named to the FIFA century club. Saeed is widely regarded as one of the best attackers in this sport due to his precise shooting, passing skills, leadership quality, and versatility during the game. This biography on retired Iraqi football player Hussein Saeed covers important moments from his early life to date.
Hussein Saeed: Quick Facts
|Full name||Hussein Saeed|
|Date of birth||21-01-1958|
|Father’s name||Not available|
|Mother’s name||Not available|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Not available|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)|
|Weight||72 Kg (158 pound)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: N/A Waist size: N/A Biceps : N/A|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Dark brown color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||11 (US)|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Wife whose name is not available|
|Children name||Not available|
|Net worth||Around 1 million dollars|
|Playing position||Striker and central forward|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Endorsement, sponsorship and merchandise|
|Last Updated||January 2022|
Iraqi international footballer Hussein Saeed was born in a middle-class family in Iraq called Bagdad. His father was of Arabic descent while his mother was Kurdish. Showing good football skills early, he grew up playing the beautiful game with his friends. Saeed even used to play street football, where he used to perform dribbling and passing and amaze everyone.
The talented footballer was soon recruited in the ranks of the local football club Al-Iskan youth football club. In 2010 he joined the Iraqi football club Al-Talaba when he impressed the team coach who lived near his house. Saeed played with number 10 on his jersey during his prime playing days at his football club. Likewise, he used Saeed as his name in his club and his national team kit during his career. Starting as a forward in his early football playing days, he excelled at many attack positions.
Hussein Saeed Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
Iraqi Premier League title winner Hussein Saeed was born on 21-01-1958, making him 63 years old. (As per 2021) He follows Islam as the religion and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Aquarius. He had to move from his birthplace as his father changed his job when he was a kid.
Footballer Saeed started playing football in the streets of Bagdad before finally getting recruited in the ranks of the football club Al-Iskan. Since then Saeed has been playing at a high level, making him one of the greatest football players in Iraq national football team.
Hussein had an athletic body at his playing days and he stands 5 feet 11 inches tall. Saeed has evenly matched weight for a professional athlete, as he weighs around 158 pounds (72 kilograms) at average. He has dark brown color eyes and black color hair. Footballer Saeed is very professional and takes very care of his body, training, and diet even at 63. Saeed uses a shoe size of 11 inches (US). We currently do not have any information about his body measurement. We will update the announcement very soon.
Hussein Saeed Salary and Net Worth
According to multiple sources, Hussein Saeed is worth around 1 million dollars to date. Hussein played for only one Iraqi football club Al-Talaba sports club in his whole professional football career. Therefore a major part of his current net worth constitutes football club salary, additional bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals he earned during his playing days.
He has also made 137 appearances for his national football team Iraq after his debut in 1976. He earned a significant salary playing for his national team in his prime playing days. This amount makes Saeed one of the highest-paid players in modern football. We currently do not have any information about his car collection, properties, Investments, and other forms of wealth. We will update the information very soon.
Who Is Hussein Saeed Wife?
We do not have any information about his wife at the moment. Similarly, we also do not have any information regarding his children. We will update the information very soon.
Hussein Saeed Style of Play and playing position
Hussein Saeed is one of the iconic football players to ever play in Iraqi football history. His shooting, crossing, and dribbling qualities in his playing days makes him one of the best attacker in the Iraqi premier league. Saeed was very excellent in dribbling and shooting.
In his prime playing days, he was unstoppable as he had a brilliant first touch and good football skills. Hussein Saeed was also famous for his excellence at the one vs one situation against opposition defenders and the goalkeeper. He has won several major trophies at that time like the Iraqi premier league title and the Arabian Gulf Cup in his professional football career. He has played mostly as a central forward, striker, and sometimes as the winger in his professional career.
Hussein Saeed Instagram
Footballer Saeed is not quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter.
Hussein Saeed FIFA 22 rating
The Arabian Gulf Cup winner is a retired professional footballer. He does not have a player rating in FIFA 22 as he is not playing for any club or the country anymore. However, FIFA may release a prime icon card for the legendary footballer in the future but we are not sure about it. The FIFA 22 game also has prime icon cards for legendary footballers like Diego Maradona and Pele.
- Saeed started playing football in the streets of Bagdad before finally getting recruited in the ranks of the football club Al-Iskan.
- He also scored a hat trick in a game while playing in a youth championship football tournament.
- Saeed impressed his under-17 football coach and won the gold medal with his varsity team.
Hussein Saeed professional career (Playing from 1975-1990)
- Hussein Saeed joined the Al-Talaba football club with the advice of the club football coach.
- At 17, he scored his first goal for the club where the team also kept a clean sheet.
- In the 1980-81 season, he became top scorer of the league which also helped the team win the league title.
- In the consecutive season, the defending champions were able to keep the league title for themselves.
- He also became the top scorer in the league in the 1985-86 season when he played for Al-Talaba football club.
- Hussein Saeed is the Iraqi all-time top scorer and ninth-highest international goal scorer in the history.
- The Iraqi footballer has scored 78 goals in 137 appearances for his national football team.
Trophies and titles:
- Three times Iraqi premier league champion with Al-Talaba football club
- Stafford Cup winner with Al-Talaba football club
- World Military Cup winner with Iraqi national football team
- Two times Arabian Gulf Cup with Iraqi national football team
- Gold medal winner in Asian games with Iraqi national football team
- AFC trophy winner with under-19 national football team.