FIFA celebrated the former Egyptian star Mohamed Abu Trika, who described him as having an immortal footprint in the history of Egyptian and Arab football, on the anniversary of his transfer to Al-Ahly Club, with which he made his most prominent achievements.
FIFA shared - through its World Cup account - yesterday, Tuesday, distinguished clips from Abu Trika's march in the FIFA Club World Cup, in which Abu Trika participated more than once, during which he performed wonderfully and scored 4 goals.
FIFA sang Abu Trika, saying, "A great march, titles, and an immortal footprint in the history of Egyptian and Arab football."
19 years ago, Abu Trika joined Al-Ahly club from Al-Tarsana 🗓
And what happened after that you all know: a great march, titles and an immortal footprint in the history of Egyptian and Arab football 🦅🇪🇬 @trikaofficial |
- FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@fifaworldcup_ar) January 17, 2023
The official website of FIFA Plus also reviewed the achievements of Abu Trika during his career, which witnessed many individual and collective titles, and he was the most prominent star in many decisive matches.
The Egyptian star won 7 titles from the Egyptian League, and the African Champions League title 5 times, in addition to many other titles, so he won the Egypt Cup twice, the local Super Cup 5 times and the African Super Cup on 4 occasions.
FIFA highlighted the great brilliance of Abu Trika in international forums, where he starred in the 2009 Confederations Cup with the Egyptian national team in the matches against Brazil and Italy, as he was one of the best players of the Pharaohs during the 2012 London Olympics, which confirms his great talent.
The official website also shared football legends' talk about him, most notably former Chelsea star Drogba, who described him as one of the most underrated African legends, as well as El Hadji Diouf, who wished to play next to him.
FIFA described Abu Trika as one of the figures who contributed to increasing the popularity of football in her country and inspiring young people, during his career as a player and even after his retirement.
The Egyptian platforms celebrated Trika on that anniversary, and the tweeters shared his distinctive clips and his decisive goals with Al-Ahly, and many saw that his transfer to Al-Ahly was one of the most important transfers in the history of Egyptian football.
Abu Trika is considered one of the most prominent stars of Al-Ahly in its history, and he also had a distinguished career with the Egyptian national team, and he was one of the best players in Africa during his career, which ended in 2013 by announcing his retirement.
The greatest deal in history ❤️ https://t.co/mvyqmu13cq
- Jana Mansour (@JanaMan30688787) January 17, 2023
The greatest deal made in the history of Al-Ahly ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ https://t.co/ENPzio55nP
- AHMED74🦅🇵🇸 (@ahmed_3431) January 17, 2023
The greatest of those who gave birth to Egypt in skill and creation https://t.co/Cdok7PMywJ
- Mohamed Elsharqawy (@midoelsharqawy3) January 17, 2023
The greatest winter transfer in the history of African football .. ❤️❤️ https://t.co/fKncThtYlq
- Mohamed Marakby (@MohammedMarakby) January 17, 2023