The former Egyptian international guard was chosen. Essam ElHadary, In the descriptions of the list of the top 20 guards in the history of Africa, according to a website sport.le360 Al-Maghribi, Al-Hadary came second in the list of the best African goalkeeper of all time, behind Thomas Nkono, the former goalkeeper for the Cameroon national team, who starred remarkably in the 1990 and 94 World Cup.
And Zimbabwe goalkeeper Bruce Croplar finished third, followed by Cameroonian Joseph Anthony Bell and Idrissa Kameni, fourth and fifth, while Moroccan Badu Zaki finished sixth.
And Vincent Enyama, a Nigerian, came in seventh place, Andrei Ouna, Cameroonian, eighth, Nasruddin Duraid, the ninth Algerian, and Tunisian Shukri al-Waer.
Essam El-Hadary managed to crown the Egyptian team with 4 titles for the African Nations Cup 1998, 2006, 2008 and 2010 and has a large balance of international matches.
On the other hand, the International Football Association “FIFA” announced the placing of “gloves” by Essam El-Hadary, the legend of the goalkeeper in Egypt, as part of the “Football and the Arab World” exhibits in the International Federation Museum.
“FIFA” wrote on his official page on the website “Twitter”, the gloves of the High Dam Issam Al-Hadary at the 2018 World Cup, one of the exhibits of “Football and the Arab World” in the FIFA Museum, was the last international match in the march of the giant goalkeeper, who became the largest player to participate in the finals, In addition to being the first African to succeed in blocking a penalty in the history of the World Cup. “
Essam El-Hadary recorded his last appearance with the Egyptian team against Saudi Arabia in the match that they brought together in the third and final round competitions in the first round of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Giant Issam Al-Hadary managed to tackle a penalty kick in the match that ended with the victory of the Saudi team.
Goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary has inscribed his name in the history records of the World Cup tournaments after he became the oldest player to participate in the World Cup tournaments throughout its history, after he participated in the match between Egypt and Saudi Arabia at the age of 45 years and 161 days to break the Colombian number Farid Mondragon who was the oldest player to participate in any A World Cup match, when he participated in the World Cup 2014 in Brazil at the age of 43 years and three days.