Saudi forward who earned the Saudi Promising Player of the Year and Best Saudi Striker of the Year awards in 2009.
He began his youth soccer career with Al-Ittihad in 2000.
He joined the Saudi Arabian national team in 2008 after two seasons with the U23 squad.
He married singer Balqees Ahmed Fathi in 2013.
Early in his career he received many comparisons to fellow Saudi striker Majed Abdullah.