World Record Holder of International Caps (May 2001)

176 Caps for Egypt 1985-2006

The Most Titled Egyptian Player (41 titles)

Date of Birth: August 10th, 1966

Height: 178 Cms

Clubs
Ahly (Egypt)
Paok Saloniki (Greece)
Neuchatel Xamax (Switzerland)
El-Ain (UAE)
Zamalek (Egypt)
Masry (Egypt)
Tersana (Egypt)
Ithad (Egypt)

International Caps: 176 (Previous World Record Holder May 2001 with 157 caps)
Captain Of  Egyptian National Team
First International Cap: Norway / Egypt (September 10th, 1985)
Played In World Cup , Italy 1990
Played in 7 African Cups 1986,1988,1992,1998,2000,2002,2006 --Egyptian Record (Played 21 Games --Egyptian Record)

 Important Goals
Scored Egypt's Qualifying goal for world cup 1990 vs Algeria
Scored 4 goals in Neuchatel match vs Celtic in UEFA Champions League 1992

Hossam Hassan in Record Books

  • Hossam is the oldest player to play an international match in Egyptian history (39 years, 5 months, 28 days vs Senegal 7th Feb 2006)
  • Hossam is the oldest player to Score an international Goal in Egyptian history (39 years, 5 months, 24 days vs RD Congo 3rd Feb 2006)
  • Hossam is the oldest player to score in the history of African Nations Cup (39 years, 5 months, 24 days vs RD Congo 3rd Feb 2006)
  • Together with his twin Ibrahim, they reached & Won 2 African Champion League Finals 15 years apart (1987 with Ahly & 2002 with Zamalek)
  • Only Person to win 3 African Cup of Nations Titles (1986, 1998 & 2006)
  • Previous World Most Capped Player (May 2001 with 157 caps)
  • Participated in 2 African Cup of Nations Tournaments 20 years apart (1986 & 2006)
  • World 6th & Highest Egyptian Alltime record of international goals (69)
  • 2nd Highest Alltime record of goals in Egyptian League, Scoring 168 Goals (2nd to Hassan El-Shazly) view details
  • Highest record of goals in Zamalek / Ahly Derbies (9 goals)
  • Egyptian & African alltime record of African Club Cup titles (6 titles)
  • One of two players who scored for Ahly in Zamalek and for Zamalek in Ahly view details
  • Second Egyptian Alltime Goal record in African club Cups (27 Goals) view details
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