Rafik Djebbour Biography – Wiki, Profile, Club, Country

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Rafik Zoheir Djebbour was born on 8 March, 1984. He is an Algerian footballer who plays as a striker for Consolat and the Algeria national team. Born in Grenoble, France, Djebbour was signed to Auxerre’s youth academy at the age of 15 in 1998. He was moved to the senior team in 2003 after spending five years in the youth academy. He made his professional debut at the age of 19. He is known by the nickname “The Terrorist” as he has the ability to terrorize defenses and due also to his machine gun goal celebrations. 
His impressive debut season caught the eye of R.A.A. Louviéroise, in his second professional season, he did not live up to his expectations. Even though he made 21 appearances he only managed to score six goals. In his first season in Greece, he scored 11 goals in 21 appearances from September to January. This earned him a move to Atromitos where he managed six goals until the end of the season.
Djebbour suffered a serious injury in his first season with Atromitos this limited Djebbour to only two appearances without scoring. Before signing to Panionios, he went on trial at English club Watford but was not retained as Aidy Boothroyd stated “He wasn’t what I was looking for”. In 2009, Djebbour transferred to AEK for €3.2 million. Rafik scored his first goal for AEK in the 93rd minute in the home 2–1 win against Asteras Tripolis, giving his club the three points. He got into a fight with teammate Nacho Scocco in a training ground bust-up.
Most currently, Djebbour on 3 October 2017 signed a contract with GS Consolat, a team that plays at the Championnat National, making his return to France after 12 years.
He made his debut with the Algeria in an unofficial friendly game against Istres in August 2006 and his first official game was the following day against Gabon, which Algeria lost 0–2. He scored his first international goal against Liberia on 6 June 2008. He played a key role in Algeria’s winning campaign to qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and scored a crucial goal in Algeria’s 3–1 victory over Egypt in June 2009. He also played at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa but failed to score.