Ethiopian Footballers In Europe

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Amin Soleiman Askar is a Norwegian professional football player of Ethiopian descent playing for Sarpsborg 08 on loan from Brann in the Tippeligaen. Wikipedia

Born: October 1, 1985 (age 29), Ethiopia

Height: 1.74 m

Current team: Ethiopia national football team (Midfielder, Forward)

Amin Askar


Walid Atta is an Ethiopian-Swedish footballer currently playing for Gençlerbirliği S.K.. 

Born: August 28, 1986 (age 28), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Height: 1.87 m

Weight: 86 kg

 Current team: Ethiopia national football team (Defender)

Walid Atta

Yussuf Yassin Saleh is a Swedish-born Ethiopian footballer who currently plays for AFC United and the Ethiopia national football team.

Born: March 22, 1984 (age 31), Solna Municipality, Sweden

Height: 1.76 m

Weight: 64 kg

Current teams: FC Tobol (#14 / Midfielder), Ethiopia national football team (Midfielder)

Yussuf Saleh


Youssouf Hersi is an Ethiopian-Dutch professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder and is currently a free agent, having last played for A-League side Perth Glory. 

Born: August 20, 1982 (age 32), Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Height: 1.73 m

Weight: 78 kg

 Current team: Perth Glory FC (#7 / Midfielder)

Youssouf Hersi

Gedion Zelalem is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder for English club Arsenal. Zelalem initially played with Arsenal's youth squads after joining the team in early 2013

Born: January 26, 1997 (age 18), Berlin, Germany

Height: 1.80 m

Weight: 70 kg

Current team: Arsenal F.C. (#35 / Midfielder)

Parents: Wolydes Zelalem

Nationality: Ethiopian, German

Gedion Zelalem


Theodor Gebre Selassie is a Czech football defender who plays for German club Werder Bremen and the Czech Republic national football team

Born: December 24, 1986 (age 28), Třebíč, Czech Republic

Height: 1.81 m

Weight: 71 kg

Siblings: Anna Gebre Selassie

Parents: Chamola Gebre Selassie, Jana Gebre Selassie

Current teams: Czech Republic national football team (Defender), SV Werder Bremen (#23 / Defender)

Theodor Gebre Selassie


Benjamin Kibebe is an Ethiopian-born Swedish footballer. Wikipedia

Born: August 13, 1981 (age 33), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Height: 1.87 m

Position: Defender

Benjamin Kibebe


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Philemon Rono (KEN) and Marta Megra (ETH) Win the 2017 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Defending champion Philemon Rono of Kenya and Marta Megra of Ethiopia win the men and women titles of the 2017 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, clocking

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Eyob Gebrehiwet (ITA) and Gedo Sule Utura (ETH) Win Huawei Venice Marathon 2017

VENICE, Italy (IAAF)―Eyob Gebrehiwet improved his PB by three minutes to win the 32nd edition of the Huawei Venice Marathon in 2:12:16 on Sunday (Oct.

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Virginia Couple Wins North American Wife Carrying Championship

A Virginia couple took home the grand prize--$630 and 12 cases of beer--after competing in the North American Wife Carrying Championship in Maine Saturday. According to