Midfielder Ali Abbas

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


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