Omar Rabie Yassin
() (born 18 August 1988, in Cairo
, Egypt) is an Egyptian football player
who plays as a left-back
for Egyptian club Al-Sekka Al-Hadid
. He is the son of Rabie Yassin
, the ex-Egyptian football player.
Omar began his career at Egyptian giants Al-Ahly
's youth team. He received an invitation from Real Madrid
but his clubrefused.
In summer 2007 he was loaned to Tersana
first team. In January 2008, he joined Belgian club Lierse
. Though he played a number of good games, his agreement at the club was ended by mutual consent, and at his request the contract with Lierse was terminated at the end of October 2008.
He then went back to Egypt and trained with the Egytian club Petrojet
to sign with them. However, Egyptian giants El Zamalek
grabbed him and he signed 4 and a half year contract in a huge deal that shook Egyptian football. With international left-backs in Zamalek
, he decided to join Al-Sekka Al-Hadid
to get regular playing time.
In 2010, Finland
club FC Lahti
wanted to sign Omar after he impressed in pre-season training in Finland
, but the transfer didn't work out in the end due to his Egyptian club refusing terms. Omar said to Egyptian media that after going to Finland
, his wish is to play there.