Nordin Amrabat

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Noureddine Amrabat a.k.a Nordin Amrabat, a Moroccan international football player, is playing for English club Watford as a winger. He played for Dutch national team before announcing to play for Morocco in October 2009. He represented Morocco National Football Team for the first time in the 2012 Olympics and two Africa Cup of Nations. He was part of Morocco's 2018 World Cup squad in Russia. 

Early Life Of Nordin Amrabat

The Morrocan football player was born on 31 March 1987 in Naarden, North Holland, the Netherlands to Morrocon decent parents. He grew up with his brother Sofyan Ambrabat who is also a football player and as of 2018 is playing for Feyenoord

At the age of 13,  he was dropped out from Ajax football club having suffered from stunting due to Osgood Schlatter disease. His father has told him:

“Focus on your school and go play in the amateur club, when you are good enough you will achieve something.” 

While playing for SV Huizen in Huizen, Amrabat made dessert, vacuumed his school and did the dishes. And when he was 17, he planned to study Management, Economics and Law.  However, things did not go as he planned. After a few years, he started playing football professionally. 

Nordin Amrabat's Career

Club career

Amrabat began his career as an amateur with club HSV De Zuidvogels. As a youngster, he used to play for Ajax. After his study plans, he was signed by Omniworld of the Eerste Divisie. He entered to Eredivisie club VVV-Venlo, scoring 10 times in altogether 33 matches. After one year PSV national champions signed him and he represented them in the UEFA Champions League.

On July 19, 2012, he signed a 5-year agreement with Galatasaray. And on January 2014 he joined Malaga on a six-month loan deal and turned a penalty in a 4–1 derby victory over Granada team in 6th of April of the following year.

On January 18, 2016, Amrabat joined Premier League Club Watford. He played for the club after five days of signing, replacing Troy Deeney in a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United. On September 1, 2017, he returned to Spain to play for CD Leganés on a one-year loan agreement. 

International Career

Amrabat, in 2008, was expected to take part in Olympic football match representing the Netherlands but he along with his friend Ismail Aissati failed to make it in the 23-man squad. 

On November 11, 2011, he made his appearance for Atlas Lions of Morocco against Uganda. He was chosen to play at 2012 Olympics for Moroccan team.  He then started their first two matches as they fell at the same point in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. In May 2018, Amrabat was selected in Morocco's 23-man team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

During the group stage match in the 2018 World Cup against Iran, Amrabat collided with Iranian player and hit head first on the ground. We wanted to play on despite the injury but was not allowed and was substituted. According to reports he possibly suffered from a concussion.

Nordin Amrabat's Net Worth 

Amrabat is earning good amount of money. His salary is $1.73 million per annum and overall it is $4.83 million. His estimated net worth is $6.93 million. His market value is $5.2 million. 

Year Basic Salary  Reward
2017 $0 $0
2015 with bonus $1,733,333 $115,556
2014 $1,722,500 $114,833
2013 $1,378,000 $91,867
Total $4,833,833 $322,256

Nordin Amrabat's Personal Life

Nordin is a secretive person, he prefers privacy when it comes to his love life and family affairs. He has not shared anything about his love affairs and even his relationship status. 

Furthermore, he has not posted any pictures with his probable partner or girlfriend in the social sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Thus, he is possibly single and unmarried. 

Body measurements 

Height- 5 feet 10 inch

Weight- 77 kg

Here is a video of Amrabat taking a fall during the group stage match against Iran.


by rabina, 03 Jul, 2018

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