|Sami Al Jaber|
|Full name||Sami Abdullah Al Jaber|
|Date of birth||December 11, 1972|
|Place of birth||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia|
|Height||1. Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Riyadh ( الرياض Ar-Riyāḍ) is the Capital of Saudi Arabia and its largest city The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA ( المملكة العربية السعودية, al-Mamlaka al-ʻArabiyya as-Suʻūdiyya) or Suudi 76 m (5 ft 91⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Striker (retired)|
→ Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan)
| ? (?)|
|1992–2006||Saudi Arabia||163 (45)|
1 Senior club appearances and goals
Sami Abdullah Al Jaber (Arabic: سامي الجابر), born 11 December 1972 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is a retired football striker from Saudi Arabia who played the majority of his career with Al-Hilal. Arabic (ar الْعَرَبيّة (informally ar عَرَبيْ) in terms of the number of speakers is the largest living member of the Semitic language Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Riyadh ( الرياض Ar-Riyāḍ) is the Capital of Saudi Arabia and its largest city The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA ( المملكة العربية السعودية, al-Mamlaka al-ʻArabiyya as-Suʻūdiyya) or Suudi Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Strikers, also known as forwards and attackers, are the players on a team in Association football (soccer in the row nearest to the opposing The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA ( المملكة العربية السعودية, al-Mamlaka al-ʻArabiyya as-Suʻūdiyya) or Suudi Al-Hilal (الهلال is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in the country's capital of Riyadh.
Sami Al Jaber is considered the most famous player for Al-Hilal, spending nearly 20 total years playing for the club. Al-Hilal (الهلال is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in the country's capital of Riyadh.
On 21 January 2008, Al-Hilal held a testimonial for Al Jaber against English Premier League club Manchester United. Events 1189 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common A testimonial match or testimonial game, often referred to simply as a testimonial, is a practice in some sports notably Football (soccer and especially England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs Al Jaber scored a goal in the 39th minute en route to a 3-2 victory over Manchester United in his last game for the club. 
On 22 January 2000, Al Jaber joined Wolverhampton Wandererrs for a reported £1. Events 565 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. See also Pound (currency.The pound sign (" £ " or " ₤ " is the symbol for the Pound sterling —the currency of the 2 million after impressing Wolves boss Colin Lee in a trial. Colin Lee (born 12 June 1956 in Torquay, Devon) is an English football manager and former footballer He spent only eight months with the club before returning to Al-Hilal. 
He received his first cap for the national football team in 1992 and as of June 13 2006 he has played 161 international matches and scored 44 goals. The Saudi Arabia national football team (منتخب السعودية لكرة القدم (known by its fans as al-Sogour which means "The Falcons" or al-Akhdar
Following a rapid rise to prominence in his club career at Al-Hilal, he was called up for the full national side in January 1990 and featured highly in their World Cup appearances. Al-Hilal (الهلال is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in the country's capital of Riyadh.
Following injuries and the disastrous World Cup 2002 placing of the team, Al Jaber decided to retire from international football but he was tempted back by Saudi Arabia’s Argentine coach Gabriel Calderon in early 2005 for their World Cup 2006 campaign.
Al Jaber is considered as one of the best strikers from Saudi Arabia, often compared to Saeed Owairan and Majed Abdullah. Saeed Al-Owairan (or Owairan; Arabic: سعيد العويران born August 19, 1967) is a Saudi Arabian football Majed Ahmed Abdullah Al-Mohammed (ماجد عبد الله (born November 1, 1959 in Jeddah) is a former Saudi Arabian Football (soccer
He is a veteran, having competed in four FIFA World Cups. The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football He made appearances in the 1994, 1998, 2002, and the 2006 World Cups. The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 15th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in the United States from June 17 to July 17 1994 The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th instance of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament
Al Jaber made his first mark as a national player during Saudi Arabia's qualifying campaign for the 1994 World Cup, scoring a goal in a 4-3 victory over Iran which sent Saudi Arabia to the World Cup. The Iran national football team ( represents Iran in international football competitions and is controlled by the Islamic Republic of Iran Football The team reached the second round as the squad defeated Morocco 2-1 after Al Jaber scoring a goal from the penalty spot. The Morocco national football team ( Arabic: منتخب المغرب لكرة القدم nicknamed أسود الأطلس (Lions of the Atlas, is the national
Al Jaber also played in Saudi Arabia’s three matches at 1998 World Cup and his goal also from the penalty spot in the 2-2 draw with South Africa made him the first Asian player to score in two consecutive FIFA World Cup finals. The South Africa national football team or Bafana Bafana' (The Boys is the national team of South Africa and is controlled by the South African Football
Al Jaber played in Saudi Arabia's opening game of 2002 FIFA World Cup, a disastrous 8-0 rout at the hands of Germany but was ruled out of the rest of the competition when his appendix burst and he had to be rushed to hospital. The German national football team (Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft From 1950 to 1990 the team was also informally called West Germany in English as since  He subsequently retired from international football.
Al Jaber returned to the national team for the 2006 World Cup campaign. He scored in the 1-1 draw with Uzbekistan in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup qualifying round and got another in the return fixture as Saudi Arabia booked an early spot in the finals. The Uzbekistan national football team represents Uzbekistan in international football competitions He made his first 2006 World Cup appearance coming on as a substitute of Saudi Arabia's opening game of the tournament against Tunisia. The Tunisia national football team (منتخب تونس لكرة القدم nicknamed Les Aigles de Carthage (The Eagles of Carthage, is the national team of Tunisia The game was tied 1-1, he scored for Saudi Arabia. However Tunisia snatched a late equaliser and the match finished 2-2.