In 2005, he moved from Al-Qadisiya club to Al-Hilal for a record 23 million SR, equivalent to US$5.33 million. In addition, Yasser Al Qahtani was on trial at Manchester City. The 25-year-old striker arrived in Manchester on December 19 with Al Hilal president Prince Mohammed Bin Faisal, with Sven-Goran Eriksson and his City coaching staff preparing to take a closer look at the player. Manchester City negotiated the player and his club but they could not reach a deal and the player returned to Saudi Arabia. Later on, the player stated that he would like to stay with his club at least until the end of the season.
Club career statistics
As of 26/06/2011
Statistics goal victory
As of 26/6/2011 yasser vs Al Nassr FC
He played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup where he scored a goal against Tunisia, which marked his great movement and composure in front of goal. He also played in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup where he was named the top goalscorer of the competition. Apart from this, he was the youngest Saudi captain ever, leading the national team to the final, while also being the top scorer in the competition.