Hassan Yebda

Inside Biography

Born on 14 May 1984 Ha s san Yebda is an Algerian footballer. Current team are Udinese Clacio from Granada CF on loan in Spain and the national team of Algeria and playing as a central midfielder. He also has helped many defenders in most of the matches.  He has played in different countries which includes France, Portugal, England, Italy and Spain during his professional career. In the same way he has also represented a host of clubs. Yebda emerged through AJ Auxerre’s youth system as he was born in Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne. During his stint, he has made no appearances for the first team. But he played regularly in the Championnat de France amateur.

Born to a family in the Tizi Ouzou Province in a village of Taourirt of the country he understands two languages. Kabyle and Arabic. But he cannot speak both of the languages fluently. His height is 1.87 m and weight 77 kg. Currently he doesn’t have any girlfriends as well as there is no news about his marriage also.


He was part of the team that won the 2001 U-17 World Championship and also a former French youth international. Taking advantage of FIFA’s new ruling he opted to play for Algeria which allowed him to change his national allegiance being older than 21 age in August 2009. He then later represented national team at the 2010 World cup and the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.Talking about his early career he was loaned to Ligue 2’s Stade Lavallois in 2006 January. But in January 2007 he was released and moved to Le Mans UC72. Afer that on February 2007 he made his Ligue 1 debut in a 0-2 away loss against FC Sochaux-Montbeliard. In his only appearance of the season he scored his own goal on 70th minute of the game.From 2007-2008 he helped his team to achieve a comfortable ninth place in the legue and appeared regularly for Le Mans. On a free transfer he signed a four- year contract on May 29,2008 with S.L Benfica.On 1 September 2009 on a season-long loan he moved to Premier League side Portsmouth. Against Wolverhampton  Wanderers on 3rdOctober his first goal was scored. The game was taken place at Molineux Stadium.Then again as his second victory he scored 2-1 win against Burnley on February 27, 2010.He was again loaned on 27 August 2010 joining Italian side in a season-long move. For his new team he also scored his goals. And he announced that he wouldn’t be returning to Serie A team on 2011 July.Lastly he joined the club Granada on 2011 August. For that he signed contract with La Liga Club for 3 years. Coming as a second-half substitute he made his debut for Andalusians. He earns average salary.

International career

Being part of the squad Yebda has represented France at youth levels at the victorious 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship tournament. The tournament was held in Trinidad and Tobago. He did not get chance to play for the country at a match against Zambia in September. But for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers he got chance to play and made his debut. It was on 11 October and the team was able to win with 3-1 over Rwanda.He was selected to play for FIFA world cup in South Africa in 2010. There he played all the games. And as the national team was failed to score any goal he was then partnered with another defensive midfielder named Medhi Lacen which earned them a point.After that he played for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. There also he was able to score his first goal for the country which was on 27 March 2011. It was a win against Morocco with 1-0 scores which was a penalty kick netting in the 6th minute.


Because of this constant dedication and hardwork he was voted for the Player of the Month of September 2009 in Portuguese League. Similarly he scored his first league goal in February 2009 for the Reds at F.C. Porto.  

by sabna, 12 Jun, 2014

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