Faisal Al Badri

Faisal Saleh Al-Badri (فيصل صالح البدري) (born 4 June 1990 in Libya[1]) is a Libyan footballer who plays for Al-Hilal SC as a midfielder. He is known to be the best playmaker in Libya and among the best in the Arab World. He is nicknamed Il Maestro by Libyan fans. His main attributes are his superb passing and crossing skills, vision, and free-kick taking. He was a key figure in Libya's 2014 African Nations Championship winning campaign.

Faisal Al Badri
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-06-04) 4 June 1990
Place of birth Benghazi, Libya
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Playmaker
Club information
Current team
Ahly Tripoli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Al-Hilal SC ? (?)
2013– Ahly Tripoli ? (?)
National team
2012– Libya 48 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:43, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 January 2018


International goals

Scores and results list Libya's goal tally first.[2]
1.6 July 2012Prince Abdullah Al Faisal Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Morocco1–11–1 (1–3 p)2012 Arab Nations Cup
2.26 August 2012Terrain El Mouradi Hammam Bourguiba, Aïn Draham, Tunisia Sudan?3–0Friendly
3.1 June 2013June 11 Stadium, Tripoli, Libya Uganda3–03–0Friendly
4.14 June 2013June 11 Stadium, Tripoli, Libya Togo1–02–02014 FIFA World Cup qualification
5.15 November 2013Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia Niger1–11–1Friendly
6.18 November 2013Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia Benin1–01–0Friendly
7.17 January 2014Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein, South Africa Ghana1–11–12014 African Nations Championship
8.13 November 2015Stade Olympique, Sousse, Tunisia Rwanda1–01–02018 FIFA World Cup qualification
9.23 March 2016Estádio Nacional 12 de Julho, São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe1–01–22017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
10.25 December 2017King Abdullah II Stadium, Amman, Jordan Jordan1–11–1Friendly


  1. "Libya - Faisal Saleh Al Badri - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  2. "Al-Badri, Faisal Saleh". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 February 2017.

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