Islam Slimani (Arabic: إسلام سليماني‎; born 18 June 1988) is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Leicester City and for the Algeria national team. Slimani began his career in his homeland with JSM Chéraga and CR Belouizdad. In 2013 he moved to Europe, signing for Sporting CP. He played and scored regularly during his three seasons in Portugal, helping his team win the Taça de Portugal in 2015. In 2016, Slimani transferred to Leicester for a club record £28 million fee.

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  • Islam Slimani (Arabic: إسلام سليماني‎; born 18 June 1988) is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Leicester City and for the Algeria national team. Slimani began his career in his homeland with JSM Chéraga and CR Belouizdad. In 2013 he moved to Europe, signing for Sporting CP. He played and scored regularly during his three seasons in Portugal, helping his team win the Taça de Portugal in 2015. In 2016, Slimani transferred to Leicester for a club record £28 million fee. An Algerian international, Slimani made his international debut in 2012 and played at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013 and the 2015. He was also part of Algeria's squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he finished as the team's joint top scorer with two goals. As of January 2017, he has won 49 international caps and scored 25 goals, making him Algeria's fourth highest all-time goalscorer. (en)
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  • Islam Slimani (Arabic: إسلام سليماني‎; born 18 June 1988) is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Leicester City and for the Algeria national team. Slimani began his career in his homeland with JSM Chéraga and CR Belouizdad. In 2013 he moved to Europe, signing for Sporting CP. He played and scored regularly during his three seasons in Portugal, helping his team win the Taça de Portugal in 2015. In 2016, Slimani transferred to Leicester for a club record £28 million fee. (en)
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