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Who is Zidane Iqbal? Zidane Iqbal is an Iraq professional footballer who was born on the 27th of April 2003. He plays for Manchester United and the Iraq national team as a midfielder. Zidane Iqbal Net Worth, Parents, Nationality, Religion, Age and many other things will be discussed in this article. Browse further.


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Zidane Iqbal Biography, Wiki and Early life


Full name Zidane Aamar Iqbal
Date of birth 27th, April 2003
Age 19 
Place of birth Manchester, England  
Height 5 ft 11 inches (1.81m)
Nationality Iraq, Pakistan and England
Religion Muslim
Position Midfielder
Current Club Manchester United
Net Worth £21,060
Salary £140
Relationship status not married
Sexual orientation straight

Zindane Iqbal was born in Manchester and he joined the Manchester United youth team (system) when he was age nine (9). The Manchester born footballer made his first team debut in December 2021 in a Champions league game.

Iqbal was born to an Iraqi mother and a Pakistani father. He played for Sale United a local side in Manchester when he was just age 4 and then he joined Manchester United when he was nine years of age. 

Zidane Iqbal Club Career

When Iqbal was nine, he signed for Manchester United Youth team. And after some years he finally signed his first major (professional) contract with Man United in April 2021. 

Few months after signing his first major contract, he made his first-team debut for Manchester United on the 8th of December 2021. He came off the bench for United around 89th-minute as a substitute in the Champions league match against Young boys.

After his debut for United, he became the first British-born South Asian footballer to play for Manchester United and also the first ever British South Asian to play in the Champions league competition.


Zidane Iqbal national career

Zidane Iqbal can choose to represent any choice of country from Iraq, Pakistan and England. He's actually eligible to play for any of these countries at international level. Here's a few summary about his ups and downs in his international career.

Iqbal received his Iraqi passport in May 2021, and he has represented Iraq internationally as a youth. He received a call up to the Iraq U-20 team in June 2021 for the 2021 Arab Cup (under 20s). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic he was not allowed to travel by Manchester United.

Few months later, on September 2021, he received another call up to the Iraq U-23s for a camp training in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). This time he was able to make his debut for the UAE U-22 on the 4th of September, he was even named in the starting line up.

In October 2021, Iqbal was named among the 23-Iraq men to represent the Iraq U-23s team in the 2021 WAFF U-23 Championship which was played in Saudi Arabia. He scored his first goal for the Iraq U-23 team on the 8th of October in the match which he was the captain of his team.

Fast forward to January 2022, Iqbal received a call up to the Iraq national team to features in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers which they were to play against Iran and Lebanon. On 27th of January he made his debut in the competition.

Zidane Iqbal style of play

Iqbal plays as a midfielder and he's got a lot of flair, He could play as a number 10 or as a box-to-box midfielder. He's more fond of making attacking moves.

Zidane Iqbal Net Worth and Salary

Zidane Iqbal is currently on a Net worth of about £21,060 and he earn about £140 per week which sums up to about £7,280 per year. His current contract with Manchester United will expire on 30th of June, 2023.

Zindane Iqbal Parents; Father, Mother

Zidane Iqbal was born to a Pakistani father, Aamar Iqbal and the name of his mother who is an Iraqi is Mrs Iqbal. Iqbal has not really disclosed much infos about his family.

Zidane Iqbal Ethnicity?

Zidane Iqbal is a professional football player Fathered by a Pakistani father and was birthed by an Iraqi mother. No long talks, He was born in Manchester, England.

Manchester United Zidane Iqbal Position

Iqbal who signed his first professional contract with Manchester United is an attacking midfielder. He really looks natural in that midfield role and he's gaining recognition for his performance in the midfield position

As time goes on he could be deployed as a winger but his current position is midfield.

Zidane Iqbal Nationality 

Zidane Iqbal was born in Manchester, England, while his father and mother are from Pakistan and Iraq respectively. Iqbal is one of the players eligible to play for three countries. He's in position to claim any of this country as long as he has the necessary details.

Closing thoughts on Zidane Iqbal

Zidane Iqbal is one of the promising youngsters in Manchester United, he's got a rare talent in him. Iqbal would be making his runs now to establish himself in the Manchester United first team, just like Anthony Elanga did. 

Iqbal is a committed footballer, hopefully he gets to develop and grow better in Erik ten Hag's tenure. Don't forget to read other articles.


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