Updated June 27, 2018
AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER (2018): Currently in first MLS campaign after joining the Revolution on Jan. 5, 2018 via a transfer from Swedish side Östersunds FK…Has made 12 appearances, with 11 starts at left back, and has recorded two assists...(3/3) at PHI: Started and played 90 minutes at left back in MLS and Revolution debut…(3/10) vs. COL: Started and played 17 minutes at left back before being subbed off due to a head injury…(3/24) vs. NYC: Saw 90 minutes of action in the 2-2 draw…(3/31) at HOU: Recorded first career MLS assist with a long ball to Cristian Penilla in the second half…(4/6) vs. MTL: Notched an assist for a second straight game, delivering the cross in first-half stoppage time that led to Andrew Farrell’s goal…Recorded a personal game-high two shots...(4/14) vs. DAL: Started and played 90 minutes at left back...Registered two shots for a second consecutive match…(4/21) at CLB: Started and played 89 minutes at left back...(4/28) vs. SKC: Started and played 90 minutes at left back…Registered one shot…(5/05) at MTL: Started and played 70 minutes at left back…(5/26) at VAN: Returned to the starting lineup at left back following two matches as an unused sub…Played 82 minutes…(5/30) vs. ATL: Made first career substitute appearance…Played 46 minutes…(6/13) at SJ: Returned to the starting lineup at left back following two matches as an unused sub…Played 90 minutes.
CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE OF MLS: Left-footed left back played six professional seasons in Sweden before joining MLS in January 2018…Professional experience includes two seasons with Östersunds FK (2016-17) and Syrianska FC (2012-15)…Began professional career with Syrianska FC and played in Sweden's top-flight Allsvenskan from 2012-13…Made 18 appearances across all competitions in the 2012 season…Made 11 combined appearances in 2013, and recorded his first career assist…Played two seasons in Sweden's second-division Superettan from 2014-15…Made 29 appearances across all competitions and recorded first career goal, adding two assists, in 2014 season… Recorded 29 appearances and registered one goal and three assists in 2015 season…Departed Syrianska FC for Swedish top-flight side Östersunds FK in January 2016…Made 18 combined appearances and registered two assists in 2016…Recorded 18 appearances across all competitions, posting a single-season career-high three goals and matching a previous single-season best of three assists in 2017…Helped Östersunds FK claim the 2016-17 Svenska Cupen, Sweden's annual domestic cup, placing the team in the second qualifying round of the 2017-18 UEFA Europa League…Made eight appearances in UEFA Europa League Qualifiers and Group Stage matches.
NATIONAL TEAM (SYRIA): Represents Syria on international stage…Received first call-up prior to pair of World Cup Qualifiers on Oct. 5 and Oct. 10, 2017…Was on the bench for both matches, but did not play.
PERSONAL: Dual citizen of Sweden and Syria...Speaks five languages including Swedish and Arabic.