Celebrity News: Barefoot, in a narrow, unpaved alley of an Algerian town with adobe houses, and kicking hard a ball, expect his future Riyad Mahrez, the best player of Africa 2016.
The digital newspaper DZFoot, the main sports media in Algeria, broadcast today in its account of the social network Twitter a video of just 45 seconds of the holiday of the still extreme of Leicester in Beni Snous, a poor and small mountain village of the northwest of Algeria Near the border with Morocco.
The publication insists that Mahrez, chosen the best player of the English Premiership in 2016, waits quietly, in the middle of a place and a simple life, away from luxury, the beginning of next season without even knowing what shirt will wear nor in which league he will play.
The video already has more than 240 retweets and a singular number of “like”. EFE
Riyad Mahrez, dual nationality – Algerian and French – was born on 21 February 1991 in Sarcelles, France, of an Algerian father and a Moroccan mother. When he was fifteen, his father and mentor Ahmed died of a heart attack.
Formed in the team of his city, AAS Sarcelles, the young Mahrez fichó in 2009 by Quimper, of the fourth division of the French soccer. After a season and despite a certain interest of the Paris SG, the reference club of its region of origin, like Marseille, of which it is a fan, the end ends up signing for the modest Le Havre.
First as a player of the lower categories and, after only a year, made the leap to the professional team. Despite a timid start, he begins to make a name in Ligue 2 and ends up exploding in the season 2012-2013, which is done with the starting position and ends with four goals and six-goal passes.
Leicester, who followed him for a year and a half, ends up signing him in January 2014. Six months after his arrival, Mahrez wins the Championship and celebrates with Leicester the promotion to the Premier League.
He made his Premier League debut on 16 August 2014 and scored his first goal in the Division on 4 October 2014 in a 2-2 draw with Burnley.