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07 July 2021, 10:44

Alexander Hleb signs up with Bahrain's FC Khaldiya

Alexander Hleb. An archive photo
Alexander Hleb. An archive photo

MINSK, 7 July (BelTA) - Famous Belarusian football player Alexander Hleb has decided to resume his playing career, BelTA has learned.

The 40-year-old midfielder will play for Bahrain's FC Khaldiya in the new season. This team was set up in 2020 and won the tournament in the second league of the national championship last season, and thus advanced to the premier league featuring ten teams. Last season's champion is FC Al Hidd.

Alexander Hleb began his professional career with BATE Borisov, and then played for the German clubs Stuttgart and Wolfsburg, English Arsenal London and Birmingham, Spain's Barcelona, Turkey's Konyaspor and Genchlerbirliga, Russian Krylia Sovetov from Samara. In 2019 he was part of FC Isloch from Minsk District. Aleksandr Hleb played 80 matches for the Belarusian national team, scoring 6 goals.

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