Egyptian professional football player known for his work as an attacking midfielder for the Al-Ahli club within the Saudi Professional League. He is also known for having played as a midfielder on the Egyptian national team as well.
He started his youth career playing with the Ismaily club and later joined their senior team in 2005. In 2011, he left for the Al Ahly club. He made his debut with the Egyptian national team in 2008.
He has earned several honors and distinctions for his playing including the Egyptian Super Cup in 2014, the CAF Super Cup in 2014 as well, and the Egyptian Premier League Championships during the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
He was born and raised in Ismailia, Egypt.
Other players also known for having represented Egypt's national team in the 2018 World Cup include Mohamed El-Shenawy.