Ferjani Sassi Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Jul, 2018
Facts of Ferjani Sassi
Date of Birth: 1992 , March-18
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: Tunisia
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Ferjani Sassi
Birth Name Ferjani Sassi
Nationality Tunisian
Birth Place/City Tunisia
Religion Muslim
Profession Footballer
Hair Color Black
Awards Tunisia League
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Ferjani Sassi plays for Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr and Tunisian National Team as a defensive midfielder. He was part of Tunisia's 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia during which he scored a penalty in the group stage match against England.

Early Life And Career Of Ferjani Sassi

Ferjani Sassi was born on March 18, 1992, in Aryanah Tunisia.

He had developed a love for the game of football as a young boy. His interest for the game grew stronger with age. As a youngster, he played for local club Stade Tunisien polishing his skills as a defensive midfielder.

In 2010, he kicked off his professional football career joining CS Sfaxie from Sfax. In his first season with the club, he netted 1 goal appearing in two matches. In 2012-13, he was part of the team that won the Tunisian League. The following season he scored 5 goals playing in 29 matches.

 

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In 2015, he signed a contract with French club FC Metz. He appeared in a total of 39 matches netting only one goal. He then returned to his home country to play for ES Tunis and with club won two consecutive league title. Sassi scored a total of 7 goals for the club. As of 2018, he is playing for Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr and is yet to score his debut goal for the club.

Ferjani Sassi's International Career

Sassi made his senior team international debut on June 8, 2013, against Sierra Leone. The played the entire match which ended in a 2-2 draw.

CAPTION: Sassi celebrates after scoring a penalty against England. SOURCE: theworldnews.net

He was part of Tunisia's 2018 FIFA World Cup squad and in the group stage match against England score in a penalty. However, his team lost the match 1-2. He has won 43 caps for his country netting a total of 4 goals.

Ferjani Sassi's Net Worth

Tunisian defensive midfielder, Sassi's exact net worth is not public, however, some reliable sources claimed it to be in six figures. His current market value is $1.9 million.

Sassi transferred to Al-Nassr for a reported fee of $2.3 million.

Ferjani Sassi's Personal Life

As of 2018, Ferjani Sassi is possibly single. He has not made any of his relationship public which shows that he is a private person when it comes to love affairs and family life.

He is active on Instagram and Facebook. As of 2018, he has around 200k followers on Instagram. His Insta account is very professional and usually post pictures of him playing football.

Watch Sassi's goal against England.

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