Stephan El Shaarawy Biography
Stephan Kareem El Shaarawy born on 27th October 1992 is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Roma and the Italy national team. He is nicknamed Il Faraone (The Pharaoh), as his father is Egyptian.
He began his career at Genoa, and was signed by Milan in 2011 after a successful loan at Padova. Frequently regarded as one of the most promising youngsters of his generation, in 2012 El Shaarawy was named one of the top players born after 1991 by Don Balón, and he was listed 52nd in The Guardian’s list of the best footballers in the world. He spent the 2015–16 season on loan with Monaco and subsequently Roma, before signing permanently for the latter.
Internationally, he represented Italy from under-16 to under-21 levels. In August 2012, he made his senior international debut for Italy during a friendly match against England, and in November 2012 scored his first international goal against France. He represented Italy at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, where they finished in third place, and at UEFA Euro 2016.
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Stephan El Shaarawy AC Milan
On 25 June 2011, El Shaarawy signed for Serie A giants Milan for €20 million transfer fee (€10M plus Alexander Merkel). On 18 September 2011, El Shaarawy made his debut with Milan at the Stadio San Paolo in a 3–1 loss to Napoli in Serie A. Three days later, after coming on as a substitute for the injured Alexandre Pato, he scored his first goal for the club, earning his team a 1–1 draw at home against Udinese.
In his first six months at Milan, he made a total of seven appearances leading to reports in the media that he may be loaned out for more playing time to help his progression. However a decision was made between vice-president Adriano Galliani, coach Massimiliano Allegri and himself to stay at the club for the near future.
It was then that his performances for Milan began to improve and have led him to becoming one of the most highly rated youngsters in Italy. On 8 February 2012, El Shaarawy scored in a 1–2 loss against Juventus in the first leg of the 2011–12 Coppa Italia semi-final. Three days later, he scored an immensely vital winner against Udinese.
On 25 July 2012, El Shaarawy signed a new five-year contract with Milan. On 3 October 2012, he scored his first goal in UEFA Champions League against Zenit, thus becoming at the age of 19 years and 342 days, A.C. Milan’s youngest ever goalscorer in the competition.
He scored two goals in a derby against Napoli to save Milan from losing an important game. El Shaarawy continued his fine form by scoring two more goals in a match against Catania, which ended 1–3 in favour of Milan.
He then added a 76-minute goal in the thrashing 4–2 win over Torino FC and another in a 4–1 win over Pescara Calcio which contributed in Milan fourth consecutive win and up rising of the season. He finished the first half of the season as Serie A top scorer with 14 goals and also as A.C. Milan’s top scorer in all competitions with 16 goals.
On 28 February 2013, El Shaarawy ended speculation regarding his future by extending his contract for a further season, running until June 2018. In the second half of the 2012–13 season, El Shaarawy struggling to find his best form, but Milan CEO Adriano Galliani defended the player by stating that his goals kept Milan alive for the top three in the league.
After weeks of speculation surrounding his future, Milan officially announced on 2 July 2013 that El Shaarawy would not leave the club in the summer transfer window. On 20 August 2013, El Shaarawy scored his first goal in competitive club games since February 2013 against PSV in the Champions League playoff first leg. The first half of the season was led by injuries as he made only seven appearances in all competitions for Milan.
On 28 December, after a surgery on his right foot failed to heal effectively, El Shaarawy was ruled out for a further ten weeks. He made his return on 11 May 2014 in the 2–1 Serie A loss against Atalanta.
In Milan’s first league match of the 2014–15 season against Lazio, El Shaarawy assisted Keisuke Honda in the seventh minute. On 8 November 2014, he scored his first Serie A goal in 622 days, and fell to the floor in tears.
After his long absence through another injury, El Shaarawy scored a double in Milan’s 3–0 home victory over Torino, on 24 May 2015. He made just 28 appearances in all competitions during these two campaigns.
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Stephan El Shaarawy AS Roma
On 26 January 2016, El Shaarawy joined Roma on a loan deal until 30 June 2016, for a fee of €1.4 million. The agreement included an option to make the deal permanent, for a fee of €13 million, before the beginning of the 2016–17 season.
Four days later, on his Roma debut, he scored a half scorpion flicked back heel goal in the 48th minute of a 3–1 home win over Frosinone; before scoring in the 94th minute three days later in the following match against Sassuolo to seal a 2–0 away win.
On 21 June 2016, Roma opted to buy out El Shaarawy’s loan from Milan for the €13 million, keeping him at the club until 2020. On 20 May 2017 he scored twice against Chievo to help Roma to a 5–3 victory as he continued a three-game scoring streak.
Stephan El Shaarawy FIFA 16
51 Heading Accuracy
70 Short Passing
63 FK Accuracy
57 Long Passing
87 Ball Control
86 Sprint Speed
71 Shot Power
74 Long Shots
30 Standing Tackle
25 Sliding Tackle
5 GK Diving
3 GK Handling
5 GK Kicking
5 GK Positioning
3 GK Reflexes