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7 times Mahmoud Kahraba made Egypt proud at Al Ittihad

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Atlético Madrid Masterclass

In honor of ’s 90th anniversary, Atlético Madrid were invited to play a celebratory match. To showcase Saudi football, predictably started the match with all their stars including .

However, the Madrid giants went ahead in the 23rd minute through defender Juanfran. True to his form, Kahraba dazzled through the half and equalized for Al Aalamy 20 minutes later as he slipped the ball past Atlético’s defenders and keeper. Despite being up 2-1 at the half, Al Ittihad succumbed to a 3-2 defeat on an otherwise joyous occasion.

Kahraba’s performance didn’t go after the defeat with Atlético Madrid coach Diego Simeone praising the winger.

“I was impressed by the performances of some Ittihad players, led by the #10 [Kahraba], due to his impressive speed and skill,” Simeone exclaimed.

READ: Diego Simeone praises Mahmoud Kahraba’s ‘speed and skill’

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