Honored as ‘Riyadh’s Most Popular Footballer,’ Saudi Legend Chooses Neymar’s Al Hilal as Favorite Destination, If He Could Come Out of Retirement

Al Hilal is experiencing a change in fortunes after consecutive wins in their fixture. Neymar and his teammates contributed positively to improve in every forefront of the club. On this note, a Saudi veteran expressed his interest in joining Al Zaeem if given the opportunity to continue his career after retirement.

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Riyadh’s most influential soccer star played in various Saudi clubs in his career, excluding Al Hilal. The 35-year-old icon was well informed of the Blue Waves’ recent success in various competitions. Consequently, he highly remarked the Neymar’s side and entertained the hypothetical idea of joining them following his retirement.

What did the Saudi legend remark about Al Hilal?


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Nayef Hazazi hanged his boots in 2020 but has not lost his enthusiasm to step onto the field at any given time. The Saudi legend made headlines as a commercial star for brands like Nike and Red Bull in the Middle East during his career. He was throned as Riyadh’s “most popular footballer and received recognition for his charitable endeavors. Meanwhile, the Al Nassr legend regarded Al Hilal as the ideal club for him to continue playing after retiring from his emphatic career.

Nayef Hazazi wittily remarked in an interview, “If I went back to playing again and had a choice, I would choose to play for Al Hilal”. Al Zaem has bolstered their squad with renowned European stars and ripped results in the Saudi Pro League with their performances. It’s highly unlike that the former Al Ittihad forward would resume his professional career after retirement. However, Hazazi’s inclination for Al Hilal is comprehensible due to their prominent position in the soccer landscape of Saudi Arabia.

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Neymar and his squad move to the top of the Saudi Pro League

Al Hilal holds a comfortable position in SPL with a total of 23 points. The Blue Waves are in a one-point advantage as the league leader over Al Taawoun. Jorge Jesus’s men were victorious in seven games and did not experience a single defeat in the league. Furthermore, they performed emphatically against Al Akhdoud in the ninth game of the league.

Milinkovic Savic made a formidable impact in the midfield for Al Hilal after his arrival from Lazio this season. The Serbian midfielder scored a brace against the 10 men Akhdoud to clinch their victory in this away fixture. Additionally, Neymar’s absence from the squad but not have any impact as they secured a 3-0 scoreline in the game. Al Hilal’s vision to attract European talents is yielding results as they look forward to continuing such performances in every competition.


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