| Nawaf Al-Abed|
| 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
| (1990-01-26) January 26, 1990 (age 25)|
ArRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nawaf Al Abed Wikipedia
Nawaf Shaker Al Abed (Arabic: نواف شاكر العابد; born January 26, 1990) is a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for Al-Hilal. Al-Abed plays as a winger and striker for both Al-Hilal & his national team.
In 2009, Al-Hilal signed in Al-Abed from their youth academy. In the 7th of November, Nawaf scored the fastest goal in professional football against Al-Shoulla in two seconds in the Prince Faisal U-21 Cup, but the match was cancelled due to Al-Hilal making 6 player which are more than 21 years old play in the match.
On 9 March 2017, Al-Abed scored a third penalty goal against Ittihad and performed a celebration which made Ittihad fans furious. The Saudi Arabia FA banned him for two games, but Al-Hilal appealed and the ban was lifted.
Nawaf represented the Saudi Arabia national football team when his country hosted the 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations. His first international goal came in the quarter-final match with Yemen, becoming the winning goal as the Saudis prevailed 1–0. Nawaf scored again in the semi-final as Saudi Arabia defeated the United Arab Emirates 3–2. The Green Falcons eventually finished as runners-up to Qatar, losing 2–1 in the final at the King Fahd International Stadium.
Nawaf was included in Saudi Arabia's squad for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, scoring his third international goal in a 4–1 defeat of North Korea in the team's second group match.Scores and results list Saudi Arabia's goal tally first.