Mohamed Ali Abu El Yazid Shawky (Arabic: محمد شوقي, born 5 October 1981) is an Egyptian former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. Between 2001 and 2012, he made 65 appearances scoring 5 goals for the Egypt national team. He played every minute of Egypt's 2006 Africa Cup of Nations campaign.
Shawky in 2011
|Full name||Mohamed Ali Abu El Yazid Shawky|
|Date of birth||5 October 1981|
|Place of birth||Port Said, Egypt|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Shawky joined Middlesbrough on 31 August 2007 for £650,000 and signed a three-year contract. He made his Boro debut against Tottenham Hotspur on 26 September 2007 in the 3rd round of the 2007–08 League Cup. Shawky played the first half, with the match ending in a 2–0 win for Tottenham. Hampered by injuries during his first season, Shawky played central midfield in Middlesbrough's opening premier league game of the 2008–09 season against Tottenham Hotspur which Middlesbrough won 2–1.
On 8 January 2010, Shawky signed a 2 1⁄2-year contract with Kayserispor. In June 2010, he and the club ended the contract by mutual consent, allowing Shawky to return to Egypt, joining Al Ahly. After two good seasons with Ahly, he put in a transfer request to leave Ahly in July 2012.
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