Naim Sliti is a professional footballer who currently plays for Al-Ettifaq as an attacking midfielder. He was born in France to Tunisian parents, and currently plays for the Tunisian national team.
|First and last name||Naim Sliti|
|Date of birth||July 27, 1992|
|Year old||30 years|
So far in my career
Sliti made his professional debut with CS Sedan after playing for Marseille at a young age. He played for the club for two years, appearing in 53 matches between Sedan A and Sedan B and scoring three goals. He then moved to Paris FC, where he scored 9 goals in 18 games. He joined Red Star in 2014.
He was loaned to Lille while at Red Star before signing permanently with the club in 2017. He joined Dijon on loan from Lille and then returned to Dijon for a season before joining. Al-Ettifaq in 2019. He made his international debut for Tunisia in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, scoring his first goal in a 3-0 win over Djibouti.
He wanted to participate in the World Cup since he started playing football
Sliti will play for Tunisia for the second time at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Playing in the World Cup is a dream come true for Sliti, who has stated that he has wanted to participate in the World Cup ever since he started playing football. According to him, he started playing football right after France won the 1988 World Cup with two goals from Zinedine Zidane in the final.
This encouraged him to start playing. Sliti said it was an honor for him to play for Tunisia, that he gave his best at every opportunity in a Kart Eagles shirt, and that he would play for the nation at the World Cup.
The most significant influence on his career
His career is most influenced by his parents who have been by his side throughout his football career. He said he can only thank them for everything they have done for him. In addition, he had instructors, especially at Sedan, who encouraged him to play the game at the best possible level before turning pro.
He chose the Saudi League over La Liga for religious reasons.
Sliti revealed in an interview that he turned down an offer from La Liga side RCD Mallorca before joining Saudi Al-Ettifaq. He said he refused Real Mallorca’s offer because he wanted to be near the Kaaba and raise his children according to Islamic teachings.
His current net worth is said to be over $2 million, the amount he earned during his football career.