Sofyan Amrabat


Sofyan Amrabat (Berber: ⵙⵓⴼⵢⴰⵏ ⴰⵎⵔⴰⴱⴰⵜ, Arabic: سفيان أمرابط; born 21 August 1996) is a Moroccan professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A Italian club Fiorentina, and the Morocco national team.

Sofyan Amrabat
Amrabat with Morocco at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Sofyan Amrabat
Date of birth (1996-08-21) 21 August 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Huizen, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fiorentina
Number 34
Youth career
0000–2007 HSV De Zuidvogels
2007–2014 Utrecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Utrecht 49 (1)
2017–2018 Feyenoord 21 (1)
2018–2020 Club Brugge 25 (1)
2019–2020Hellas Verona (loan) 34 (1)
2020– Fiorentina 31 (0)
National team
2010 Netherlands U15 4 (0)
2013 Morocco U17 3 (0)
2016 Morocco U23 2 (0)
2017– Morocco 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:53, 31 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 June 2021

Born in the Netherlands, Amrabat holds Moroccan citizenship. He represented the Netherlands internationally at youth level in 2010, before switching allegiance to Morocco's youth national team in 2013, representing them at senior level from 2017.

Club career


Starting his senior career at Utrecht in 2014, Amrabat moved to Feyenoord in 2017. After one season, he joined Club Brugge, before being sent on loan to Italy at Hellas Verona in 2019.

On 31 January 2020, Hellas Verona exercised their option to purchase his rights from Club Brugge and immediately re-sold them to Fiorentina. In return, Fiorentina loaned him back to Verona until the end of the 2019–20 season.[2]

International career


Netherlands youth team

Amrabat was born in the Netherlands to parents of Moroccan descent. He first represented the Netherlands U15 team.[3]

Morocco

Amrabat later represented the Morocco national under-17 football team at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[4] He made his senior debut for the Morocco national team in a 1–0 friendly win over Tunisia.[5][6]

In May 2018, he was named in Morocco's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[7]

Personal life


He is the younger brother of fellow Morocco international player Nordin Amrabat.[8]

Career statistics


Club

As of match played 22 May 2021[9]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Utrecht 2014–15 Eredivisie 400040
2015–16 Eredivisie 70104[lower-alpha 1]0120
2016–17 Eredivisie 310403[lower-alpha 1]1381
Total 4205071541
Feyenoord 2017–18 Eredivisie 211306[lower-alpha 2]11[lower-alpha 3]0312
2018–19 Eredivisie 00001[lower-alpha 4]01[lower-alpha 3]020
Total 211307120332
Club Brugge 2018–19 Belgian Pro League 241104[lower-alpha 5]0291
2019–20 Belgian Pro League 10000010
Total 2511040301
Hellas Verona (loan) 2019–20 Serie A 34100341
Total 34100341
Fiorentina 2020–21 Serie A 31020330
Total 31020330
Career total 1453120111911765
  1. Appearance(s) in Eredivisie Europa League play-offs
  2. Appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League
  3. Appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield
  4. Appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  5. Two appearances in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Europa League

International

As of match played 8 June 2021[10]
National teamYearAppsGoals
Morocco 201720
201860
201960
202040
202130
Total210

Honours


Feyenoord

Individual

References


  1. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. "UFFICIALE: AMRABAT ALLA FIORENTINA MA SOLO DAL 1° LUGLIO 2020" (Press release) (in Italian). Hellas Verona. 31 January 2020.
  3. "Schaduwteam langs Willem II/RKC". onsoranje.nl. 17 November 2010. Archived from the original on 19 November 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  4. "FIFA U-17 2013 Squad Lists" (PDF). fifadata.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 October 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2013.
  5. Bakkali, Achraf. "Première apparition de Sofyan Amrabat avec les Lions de l'Atlas". Mountakhab.net. Archived from the original on 1 April 2017.
  6. "Sofyan Amrabat maakt Marokko-debuut – FC Utrecht". www.fcutrecht.nl.
  7. "World Cup 2018: Youssef En Nesyri replaces Badr Benoun in Morocco final squad". BBC Sport. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2020.
  8. "Trotse Nordin Amrabat ziet broer Sofyan bij FC Utrecht tekenen". ad.nl. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  9. "S. Amrabat". Soccerway. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  10. Sofyan Amrabat at National-Football-Teams.com
  11. Feyenoord wint KNVB-beker mede dankzij prachtgoal Van Persie – AD (in Dutch)
  12. "Jones the shootout hero as Feyenoord win Super Cup". theworldgame.sbs. 5 August 2017.
  13. "Soccerway Match Report". Soccerway. 4 August 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.