Abdallah Khaled Deeb Salim
Date of birth
(1987-03-10) 10 March 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth
1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2016
Abdallah Khaled Deeb Salim (Arabic: عبد الله ذيب; born 10 March 1987) is a Jordanian footballer of Palestinian descent, who plays as an attacking midfielder for Al-Wehdat and the Jordan national football team.
Abdallah is married and has a daughter named Zain.
1 International career
2 International goals
2.1 Under-20 and Under-21
2.2 Senior Team
3 International career statistics
5 External links
After his performance with goals against Zambia and Spain in the 2007 U-20 World Cup, he was offered a position to play on the Jordanian senior team and accepted the offer. Abdallah’s first international match with the Jordan national team (for men) was against Bahrain in a friendly international on September 7, 2007 in Muharraq, when Jordan won 3-1.
Abdallah, along with his teammate Odai Al-Saify, were the first Jordanian football players to play in Europe, as well as the UEFA Cup, in Jordanian history. Both of these players from the Jordanian club of Shabab Al-Ordon began in 2009, Abdallah in KV Mechelen of Belgium, and Odai in the Greek club of Skoda Xanthi F.C. However, after a year in the Mechelen Club, Abdallah returned to the Jordan league and the club of Shabab Al-Ordon.
Abdallah was named top scorer of the 2011 Pan Arab Games football tournament, scoring two goals against Palestine in group stage and two goals against Kuwait in the semifinals.
Abdallah was seeking to take proficiency in Thailand for the season 2012-2013, and was very close to signing up to play in one of th