Hussein Abdulghani, an Al-Ahli Jeddah legend, resigned from football on Thursday night.

Hussein Abdulghani – The 43 years of age Saudi safeguard, was a recognizable face in the Saudi football local area and the Middle Eastern football side of the equator in the past age. He began his profession in 1995, played for Al-Ahli for a long time, later went to Qatar for a concise stretch at Al-Rayyan, then played for Neuchâtel Xamax from the Swiss League, and was a very rare example of Saudis to kick a ball abroad.

He then got back to the Saudi Kingdom for eight years at Riyadh’s goliaths Al-Nassr, unusually went to Bulgarian lower association side, got back to Ohod lastly in 2019 came for one final term with his childhood club, Al-Ahli.

Abdulghani was a crew part of the Saudi Arabia 1998 World Cup crew. Even though he didn’t play in that frame of mind until yesterday, he was essential for an extremely selective gathering of footballers, who partook in that World Cup quite a while back and were as yet dynamic.

After his goodbye, there are just seven of them left — a jeopardized animal category.

Joseph N’Do

Claude LeRoy found the 44-year-old Cameroonian not long before the 1998 World Cup in France, where he joined the Indomitable Lions’ crew and played with Samuel Eto’o. Presently N’Do is a player-mentor at Achill Rovers, from the Mayo County Association, in Ireland. Some in-your-face novice activities for large N’Do.

Kazuyushi Miura

At 53, King Kazu is as yet running and battling on Japanese football contributes for Yokohama FC J League 1. He as of late has been named Guinness World Record Holder for the most established dynamic footballer. Still has a length to accomplish Yitzhak Hayk’s record as the most established ever to play in an authority match, however, Kazu is on the correct way.

Shinji Ono

Everybody recalls Shinji Ono as the Japanese public group ninja that sparkled in the 2002 World Cup. Not very many recollect him as a crew individual from Japan in 1998, however, he was. Ono started a vocation in Europe later on, as he played for Feyenoord and Bochum. These days, at 41, he plays at FC Ryuku from Japanese J League 2.

Masashi Nakayama

Like Kazu Miura, it seems like Masashi Nakayama has been here until the end of time. It’s not a long way from reality. Nakayama, 53 now, had begun his profession back in 1990, that is a long time back! He played exclusively in Japan and is as of now a piece of J League 3 side, Azul Claro Numazu. In France, Nakayama scored the main objective of the competition and the primary objective for Japan throughout the entire existence of the World Cup against Jamaica.

Lee Dong-gook

At the point when the German synth-pop band Alphaville composed the melody “Perpetually Young”, they most likely considered Lee Dong-gook, regardless of whether they know it. The 41 years of age South Korean striker is as yet killing in it in the K League, South Korea’s first class. He is the top scorer in the association’s set of experiences, and seemingly still among the best strikers in Korean football. He brought home seven championships with Jeonbuk Motors, where he is as yet scoring every once in a while.


Who could have done without Emerson? That powerful guarded midfielder who overwhelmed contributes Germany, Italy, and Spain for Bayer Leverkusen, AS Roma, Juventus, Real Madrid, and Inter Milan. In the mid-2000′ he was likely among the game‘s main three guarded mids. In 1998, he was called up to the crew as of now, after Romario was harmed and played for Brazil. Today, at 44, he is as yet dynamic for Miami Dade FC of the UPSL in the United States. Easy street.

Gianluigi Buffon

Finally, Gianluigi Buffon, one of the football most prominent at any point characters, a respected symbol, who likewise a piece of Italy’s 1998 World Cup crew, even though he didn’t get an opportunity as Angelo Perruzzi and Francesco Toldo, was way before him in the dominance hierarchy. At 42, Buffon is as yet playing for Juventus, and he is, a living and kicking football legend.

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