|Full name Idriss Boussatta|
Name Dries Boussatta
|Playing position |
Height 1.69 m
|Date of birth (1972-12-23) 23 December 1972 (age 42)|
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Idriss "Dries" Boussatta (born 23 December 1972) is a Dutch former international footballer who played professionally in the Netherlands, England and the United Arab Emirates as a right winger. His son is Kamil Boussatta.
Born in Amsterdam, Boussatta played in the Netherlands for De Spartaan, VVA/Spartaan, V&V Amsterdam, Ajax, Volendam, Telstar, Haarlem, Utrecht, AZ and Excelsior. He also played in England for Sheffield United, making 6 appearances in the Football League, before ending his career in 2004 in the United Arab Emirates with Al-Shaab.
Boussatta earned three caps for the Netherlands between 1998 and 1999. He also appeared in three unofficial matches for Morocco.
Boussatta is of Moroccan origin; he has publicly spoken about the discrimination his Muslim father received in the Netherlands. In 2008 Boussatta became involved with a charitable foundation in Morocco. In 2010, he owned a gym, a restaurant, and a coffee shop; he also worked as a player's agent. In 2016, he was sanctioned to court by real estate company WPM who sued him for outstanding backpayments.
In 2010, he was living in Amsterdam, and had a son and a daughter. In 2016, he owned 6 coffee bars under the Buongiorno brand.