Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhamid, popularly known as Mido, is an Egyptian international football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Middlesbrough. He plays as a striker.

Mido started his professional club career with Egyptian powerhouse El-Zamalek in 1999 and played for them for one season. In 2000, after scoring 3 goals in 4 league matches, he was signed by Belgian side KAA Gent and in 2001 was signed by Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam. He scored 25 goals in 37 Dutch league fixtures and after spending some time on loan at Spanish side Celta de Vigo, moved to French giants Olympique de Marseille for 12 million euros on a five-year deal, making him the most expensive Egyptian player ever.

Mido spent one season in Spain and moved to AS Roma in 2004 for 6 million euros. He was unable to settle in Rome and played the 2005-2006 on loan to Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League, scoring 13 goals in 36 league matches. He was signed Spurs on a permanent deal in 2006 and in the summer of 2007 was signed by Middlesbrough for 6 million pounds on a four-year contract.

Position Defender
Height / weight 1.88 m /
Born 20 May 1993
Nationality Egypt Egypt
Team History
Barnsley FC Barnsley 2012 - 2013
El Zamalek El Zamalek 2011 - 2012
El Zamalek El Zamalek 2009 - 2010 (loan)
West Ham United FC West Ham 2010 (loan)
Ajax Amsterdam Ajax 2010 (loan)
Middlesbrough FC Boro 2007 - 2010
Wigan Athletic FC Wigan Athletic 2009 (loan)
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham 2006 - 2007
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham 2005 - 2006 (loan)
AS Roma AS Roma 2004 - 2006
Olympique de Marseille Marseille 2003 - 2004
Celta de Vigo Celta de Vigo 2003 (loan)
Ajax Amsterdam Ajax 2001 - 2003
K.A.A. Gent K.A.A. Gent 2000 - 2001
El Zamalek El Zamalek 1999 - 2000

Mido made his international debut for Egypt in 2001 and has played 44 matches for his nation so far, scoring 18 goals.

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