Name
Islam Slimani

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Born
1988 (32 years old)

Birth Place
Algiers, Algeria

Position
Forward

Team Number
20

Height
1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)

Weight
83 kg (183 lb)

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Sport
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Team
Lyon

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League
French Ligue 1

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Islam Slimani (Arabic: إسلام سليماني‎; born 18 June 1988) is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Lyon and the Algeria national team.

Slimani began his career in his homeland with JSM Chéraga and CR Belouizdad. In 2013, he moved to Europe, signing for Sporting CP. He played and scored regularly during his three seasons in Portugal, helping his team win the Taça de Portugal in 2015. In 2016, Slimani was transferred to Leicester for a club record £28 million fee.

An Algerian international, Slimani made his international debut in 2012 and played at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013, 2015 and 2017, and was part of the Algeria side that won the 2019 tournament. He was also part of Algeria's squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he finished as the team's joint top scorer with two goals. As of October 2019, he has won 69 international caps and scored 29 goals, making him Algeria's second highest all-time goalscorer.


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2015

Sporting CP


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2009-2013

2013-2016

2016-2021

2018-2018 (Loan)

2018-2019 (Loan)

2019-2020 (Loan)


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2021-2022

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