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Name Essam El Hadary
Spelling Essam El-Hadary
Gender Male
Ethnic Egyptian
Job Egyptian Footballer

Affiliation

Org Egypt National Team
Club as Player xxxx

2017 01 21 Retrieve

[Essam El Hadary speaks after becoming the oldest player to make an appearance in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations] I’ve got more objectives beyond playing in my seventh Cup of Nations. I want to play at the 2018 World Cup too. We have the chance to qualify for the biggest competition of them all for the first time since 1990. I want to be a part of that and wear my country’s jersey there

2017 02 04 Retrieve

[Essam El Hadary reveals he envisioned that he would save the two penalties that sent the Pharaohs to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Final] I had a feeling that I was going to save the final two penalties. When we went to the shoot-out, our 2006 title win crossed my mind

2017 11 13 Tweet

[Essam El-Hadary sents encouragement to fellow goalkeeper Buffon after Italy’s exit] I cannot find the right words … My only consolation is that I will be there and try to make up for your absence. All the World Cup goalkeepers will play for you

2017 11 18 Retrieve

[Essam El-Hadary talks about the country’s ambitions at next summer’s World Cup] This squad has what it takes to achieve great things in the coming World Cup. We are not going to the World Cup just to participate, we are ambitious on how far we can go and we believe we are ready to face any team

2018 04 07 Retrieve

[Essam El-Hadary speaks about the possibility of becoming the oldest player to appear at a FIFA World Cup at the age of 45] My age is 45 years old, but for me, this is just a number on paper. I train hard every day, I don’t know what the word ‘impossible’ means. I will keep fighting until the World Cup to have the chance to play and defend my homeland colours

2018 06 09 Retrieve

[Essam El-Hadary is optimistic about the North African’s chance at the world finals] I am happy like all the Egyptians for qualifying for the World Cup after a 28-year wait. Our ambition is not to just participate in the tournament, we are working to qualify for the Round of 16