Midfielder Ali Abbas

  • Height 170cm
  • Weight 70kg
  • D.O.B. 30/8/86
Jersey Number
14

Biography

Returning to the club that handed him his A-league debut back in the 2009/10 season the flying Iraq international brings with him invaluable experience and strong leadership qualities.

Abbas, known originally as being a dynamic winger that can beat defenders with ease, has developed his game in the latter stages of his career and can be utilised in a central role using his composure and calmness with the ball at his feet.

He has the ability to pick out a pass and unlock defences.

He is an integral member of the Jets squad and will prove to be an important part of the Jets dressing room.

QUESTION AND ANSWER:

What is your hidden talent … Stays hidden for a reason

What would you be doing (job-wise) if you weren’t a professional footballer … I did do baking as a kid but it wasn’t the most enjoyable

Favourite childhood footballing memory … Watching the Brazilian Ronaldo

Who do you think is the best dressed in the team … Kosta Petratos

My go-to karaoke song is … Shaddup ya Face by Joe Dolche

If you could have three dinner guests dead or alive, who would they be and why … Ronaldo (Brazilian), Pele and Maradona because of their knowledge of football

If you were down to your last $20 what would you spend it on and why ... Chicken schnitzel and a Kit Kat

Favourite holiday destination … Madrid

Favourite food … Italian

Favourite Netflix show … The Messiah

Does sauce go in the fridge or the cupboard … Fridge

Favourite sport other than football … UFC

What are three things on your bucket-list … Travel to Paris, watching Real Madrid play live and travelling to Barcelona

My celebrity crush is … Jennifer Lopez

A-League 2019/20