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Lion of penalty kicks.. The death of the goalkeeper of the Saudi national team and Al-Nasr, 32 years after a tragic accident

Sports circles in Saudi Arabia mourned the goalkeeper of the first team and Al-Nasr club, Captain Salem Marawan, after a long suffering with illness resulting from a traffic accident, which made him lose movement since 1991, after he was quadriplegic.

According to Saudi media, Salem Marawan joined a club "Victory" Global"In the seventies of the last century, he achieved more than 9 championships with him, while he participated with the first Saudi national team in more than 44 international matches, including four participations in the Gulf Cup tournaments, and proved his presence in the World Cup twice as a goalkeeper for"the green"and twice in the Asian Games.

May God have mercy on you, Salem ????

#Salem_Marawan_may God protect him

** Lion penalty shootout

Marawan is known for his stand that no one else possesses, in addressing penalty kicks, which the media described at the time as a stand. "the lion". As described by the site "Arabic".

The name of the deceased player was published on social media platforms immediately after his death was announced, as the tweeters mourned him, asking God for mercy and forgiveness, and for his family and lovers patience and solace.

May God have mercy on you, Salem ????

#Salem_Marawan_may God protect him

And the Saudi Al-Nasr Club published an official statement mourning the deceased, and it stated: The former victory, Captain Salem Marawan, and he will pray for the deceased after this afternoon’s prayer at the Prince Fahd bin Muhammad Mosque on Al-Ha’ir Road. #Salem _ Marawan _ under _ God _ protection

And the president of Al-Nasr Club, Musli Al-Muammar, wrote on his Twitter account: We ask you, O God, for mercy and forgiveness for Salem Marawan. Our condolences to the sports family on the death of the Saudi guard legend.

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