Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi

Mohammed Saleh Al-Khilaiwi (Arabic: محمد الخليوي;‎ 21 August 1971 – 13 June 2013) was a Saudi football defender from Saudi Arabia. At the club level, he played mostly for Al-Ittihad in his home country.[2]

Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi
Personal information
Full name Mohammed Saleh Al-Khilaiwi
Date of birth (1971-08-21)21 August 1971[1]
Place of birth Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Date of death 13 June 2013(2013-06-13) (aged 41)
Place of death Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–2002 Al-Ittihad 432 (19)
2003 Al Arabi
2003–2005 Al-Ahli
2006–2009 Ohod
National team
1992–2001 Saudi Arabia 163 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals


Between 1992 and 2001, Al-Khilaiwi played for Saudi Arabia national football team. He played a total of 163 [3][4][5] games for the national team. He's the 2nd overall among Saudi Arabians players with most caps. His name is also listed among the list of footballers with 100 or more caps He played at the 1994 FIFA World Cup, and at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where he was sent off against France. Zinedine Zidane was also sent off later in the same match. He was a participant in the 1992 FIFA Confederations Cup, 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup, 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup and 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup.[1]

He also participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics.[6]



Al Ittihad


Saudi Arabia


Al-Khilaiwi died on the night of Thursday, 13 June 2013 in Al-Salam hospital in Jeddah. He died from a heart failure.[7]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Mohammed Al-KhilaiwiFIFA competition record (archived)
  2. ^ "وفاة محمد الخليوى مدافع اتحاد جدة السعودى". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  3. ^ Mohamed Saleh Al-Khilaiwi - Century of International Appearances
  4. ^ Mohammed Saleh AL KHLAIWI - Saudi Team Website
  5. ^ "FIFA Century Club at 19.07.2018" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Mohamed Saleh Al-Khilaiwi Statistics and Biography". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 April 2009.
  7. ^ (14 June 2013). "FIFA President mourns Al Khlaiwi's death". Archived from the original on 19 June 2013.