Syam Ben Youssef was born on 31st March, 1989. He is a Tunisian professional footballer who plays as a center back.
Syam joined ES Tunis on a two-year contract on 12 August 2009, he made his professional debut in the Tunisian championship on 12 September 2009 against CS Sfaxien 4-0 where he scored his first goal.
On 14 December 2009, he received his first convocation with the national team.
After playing few months in 2012 in England at Leyton Orient, he signed to FC Astra Giurgiu in Romania, where he remained three seasons, won 2013 – 14 Cupa României and discovered European competitions.