Moroccan professional football player who is known for his work with the Ajax football club as an attacking midfielder. He is also known for having played on the Netherlands under 21 national team and Morocco's national team as well.
His youth career began with the football club Reaal Dronten. In 2004, he moved to the Heerenveen club where he eventually made his senior career debut in 2012. That same year he began playing for The Netherlands national team and in 2015 he switched over to Morocco's national team as a midfielder.
He has earned several individual honors for his playing most notably the Dutch Footballer of the Year Golden Boot award during his 2018 season. He also received the AFC Ajax Player of the Year award during the 2017-2018 season as well.
He was born and raised in Dronten, Netherlands. When he was 10 years old, his father died. He is the youngest of eight children.