Wednesday 02 February 2022, 06:00

Khaseif recalls Al Jazira’s historic debut campaign

  • Goalkeeper and captain Ali Khaseif has been at Al Jazira for 17 years

  • He impressed at FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 as they finished fourth

  • Semi-final match against Real Madrid is a career highlight for the veteran

Al Jazira Goalkeeper Ali Khaseif recalls a historic journey of hope, joy and disappointment as he led Al Jazira to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017™ semi-finals. The self-proclaimed Real Madrid fan kept his beloved Spanish club out for 49 minutes before being stretchered off injured with his side winning 1-0. Al Jazira would go on to lose 2-1 and finish fourth.

UAE Pro League appearances: 227

FIFA Club World Cup appearances: 3

United Arab Emirates caps: 65