Riyad Mahrez

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Riyad Mahrez
Mahrez in 2021
Personal information
Full name Riyad Karim Mahrez[1]
Date of birth (1991-02-21) 21 February 1991 (age 33)
Place of birth Sarcelles, France
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
Position(s) Right winger
Club information
Current team
Al-Ahli
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2009 AAS Sarcelles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Quimper 27 (1)
2010–2013 Le Havre II 60 (24)
2011–2014 Le Havre 60 (6)
2014–2018 Leicester City 158 (42)
2018–2023 Manchester City 145 (43)
2023– Al-Ahli 13 (5)
National team
2014– Algeria 88 (30)
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Algeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Winner 2019 Egypt
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:00, 9 November 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:00, 16 November 2023 (UTC)

Riyad Karim Mahrez (Arabic: رياض كريم محرز, romanized: Riyāḍ Karīm Maḥraz; born 21 February 1991) is an Algerian professional football player who captains the Algerian national football team. He also plays as a right-winger for the Saudi Pro League team Al-Ahli.[3]

Mahrez made his international debut for Algeria in 2014 and represented them at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021. His team won the 2019 African Cup of Nations. It was only the second time that Algeria has won the African Cup of Nations ever.[4]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 9 November 2023[5][6][7][8][9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National cup[a] League cup[b] Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Quimper 2009–10 CFA 27 1 0 0 27 1
Le Havre II 2010–11 CFA 32 13 0 0 0 0 32 13
2011–12 CFA 25 11 0 0 0 0 25 11
2012–13 CFA 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 60 24 0 0 0 0 60 24
Le Havre 2011–12 Ligue 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2012–13 Ligue 2 34 4 4 1 1 0 39 5
2013–14 Ligue 2 17 2 0 0 2 3 19 5
Total 60 6 4 1 3 3 67 10
Leicester City 2013–14 Championship 19 3 0 0 0 0 19 3
2014–15 Premier League 30 4 1 0 1 0 32 4
2015–16 Premier League 37 17 0 0 2 1 39 18
2016–17 Premier League 36 6 2 0 0 0 9[c] 4 1[d] 0 48 10
2017–18 Premier League 36 12 3 0 2 1 41 13
Total 158 42 6 0 5 2 9 4 1 0 179 48
Manchester City 2018–19 Premier League 27 7 5 2 5 2 6[c] 1 1[d] 0 44 12
2019–20 Premier League 33 11 5 0 5 1 7[c] 1 0 0 50 13
2020–21 Premier League 27 9 4 0 5 1 12[c] 4 48 14
2021–22 Premier League 28 11 4 4 2 2 12[c] 7 1[d] 0 47 24
2022–23 Premier League 30 5 5 5 2 2 9[c] 3 1[d] 0 47 15
Total 145 43 23 11 19 8 46 16 3 0 236 78
Al-Ahli 2023–24 Saudi Pro League 13 5 1 1 14 6
Career total 463 121 34 13 27 13 55 20 4 0 583 167

International[change | change source]

As of match played 16 November 2023[9]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Algeria 2014 9 2
2015 13 2
2016 5 2
2017 8 2
2018 8 2
2019 14 5
2020 4 3
2021 9 8
2022 9 2
2023 9 2
Total 88 30
As of match played 12 September 2023
Scores and results list Algeria's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Mahrez goal[10]
List of international goals scored by Riyad Mahrez
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 15 October 2014 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Malawi 2–0 3–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2 15 November 2014 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Ethiopia 2–1 3–1 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3 27 January 2015 Estadio de Malabo, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea  Senegal 1–0 2–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
4 17 November 2015 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Tanzania 3–0 7–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
5 4 September 2016 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Lesotho 2–0 6–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
6 6–0
7 15 January 2017 Stade de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon  Zimbabwe 1–0 2–2 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
8 2–2
9 18 November 2018 Stade Municipal, Lomé, Togo  Togo 1–0 4–1 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
10 3–0
11 23 June 2019 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Kenya 2–0 2–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
12 7 July 2019 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Guinea 2–0 3–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
13 14 July 2019 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Nigeria 2–1 2–1 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
14 15 October 2019 Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France  Colombia 2–0 3–0 Friendly
15 3–0
16 13 October 2020 Cars Jeans Stadion, The Hague, Netherlands  Mexico 2–2 2–2 Friendly
17 12 November 2020 Stade du 5 Juillet, Algiers, Algeria  Zimbabwe 3–0 3–1 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
18 16 November 2020 National Sports Stadium, Harare, Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe 2–0 2–2 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
19 29 March 2021 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Botswana 3–0 5–0 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
20 6 June 2021 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Mali 1–0 1–0 Friendly
21 11 June 2021 Stade Olympique de Radès, Radès, Tunisia  Tunisia 2–0 2–0 Friendly
22 2 September 2021 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Djibouti 7–0 8–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
23 8 October 2021 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Niger 1–0 6–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
24 3–1
25 12 October 2021 Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey, Niger  Niger 1–0 4–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
26 16 November 2021 Mustapha Tchaker Stadium, Blida, Algeria  Burkina Faso 1–0 2–2 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
27 27 September 2022 Olympic Stadium, Oran, Algeria  Nigeria 1–1 2–1 Friendly
28 16 November 2022 Olympic Stadium, Oran, Algeria  Mali 1–0 1–1 Friendly
29 23 March 2023 Nelson Mandela Stadium, Algiers, Algeria  Niger 2–1 2–1 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
30 20 June 2023 19 May 1956 Stadium, Annaba, Algeria  Tunisia 1–1 1–1 Friendly

Honours[change | change source]

Leicester City

Manchester City

Algeria

Individual

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