Foued Kadir is a professional Algerian footballer who except playing for the Algerian national team also plays for Stade Rennais F.C Rennes in French Ligue 1 side currently on loan from Marseille. He plays as an attacking midfielder. He has won as many as 21 International caps and has scored two international goals. He was born on December 5 1983 in Martigues, France.
Kadir started his youth career with his hometown club FC Martigues. There were many problems in the club so he considered quitting football to become a police officer. He left the club and before joining Troyes’ reserve team played for two amateur clubs like AS Gignac and Stade Beaucairois. He stayed at Troyes for a season and half and joined Cannes in Championnat National side for three seasons. He went on to trial with Ligue 2 side Amiens in June 2007. Kadir began training with Ligue 1 side Valenciennes in July 2009 and after the following two weeks he signed a two year contract with the club. He moved to Olympique de Marseille on January 2 2013. The transfer fee was 500,000 Euros.
He was called up for Algeria’s U-23 training camp in France and that was the start of his international career. He was named in the preliminary squad of Algeria’s 2010 World Squad. Kadir made his debut for his nation Algeria on 28 May 2010 in a friendly match against Republic of Ireland.
Marriage, girlfriends and personal details
Though there are some speculations about his romantic life but answers to questions as: Does Kadir have a girlfriend? Is Kadir married? Who is Kadir dating?, are still to be found out. He is a well build midfielder with a height of 1.8m and weight of 70 kg. He wears a No. 10 shirt playing for his current team Stade Rennais F.C. He is 30 years old and has registered two international goals for Algeria. His photos and picures can be viewed in various sites.
Awards, Achievements, salary and market value
As of yet Kadir has bagged 21 international caps and two international goals. Besides, he doesn’t have any special awards or achievements as such but he definitely is a promising footballer. His salary as of 2012 is 252,000 Euros and his market value accounts to worth 2,500,000 Euros. With the rise in Algerian football, Algerian players are also coming out promisingly in the international football arena. Kadir has not been selected in the 23 man squad for 2014 FIFA world cup in Brazil. The current coach for Algeria Vahid Halilhodzic recruited the squad. Kadir was a forward named in the 30 man provisional squad but then the news came that he could not make it to the last 23 list. Algeria is in the Group H and they started with a match against Belgium in June 17.
by sushma, 12 Jun, 2014