22 Hakim Ziyech

Hakim Ziyech
Hakim Ziyech
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Name
Hakim Ziyech
Nationality
mar Morocco
Position
Forward, Winger
Height
1.80m
Weight
70kg
Current Team
Chelsea FC
Past Teams
Ajax
Leagues
Premier League
Birthday
March 19, 1993
Age
28

A technically gifted attacker, Hakim Ziyech is one of the best left-footed wingers. He has excellent dribbling, shooting, and free-kick prowess. The Dutch-born Moroccan player started his youth career at Reaal Dronten and ASV Dronten, before switching to Heerenveen academy.

Senior Teams

Heerenveen

He made his senior debut for Heerenveen in August 2021. He will go on to make 46 appearances scoring 13 goals and providing 11 assists

Twente Enschede FC

In July 2014, he joined Twente. He was a big presence contributing both goals and assists in equal measure as his 34 goals and 30 assists in 76 games proved. He became the team captain during his time at Twente. He was stripped of the captaincy when he criticized the management of the team.

Ajax Amsterdam

Ziyech joined Ajax in August 2016. He was part of the Ajax team that made the Europa League final and also the Champions League semi-final winning Real Madrid along the way.

Hakim Ziyech’s time at Ajax yielded one Eredivise Championship title, Dutch Cup, Dutch Super Cup,  Player of the Year in 2018.

In 165 appearances, he scored 49 goals, providing 81 assists.

Chelsea

During Frank Lampard’s second season, Chelsea signed Hakim Ziyech from Ajax for €40 million. He signed a five-year deal in February but joined in July 2020. He started brightly but was later interrupted by injuries. He scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Manchester City to set up an FA Cup final with Leicester. He was also part of the Chelsea team that won the Champions League.

At the international stage, he chose to represent Morocco the nation of his parents, ahead of Netherlands the country of his birth. Hakim Ziyech is currently an indispensable player of the Morocco national team. He represented Morocco in 2018 World Cup in Russia, and Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt 2019.