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List of famous athletes from United Arab Emirates, listed alphabetically with photos when available. United Arab Emirates has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best United Arab Emirates athletes of all time, so if you're a native of United Arab Emirates and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from United Arab Emirates then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List athletes range from Azhar Saeed to Alawi Shukri.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest United Arab Emirates athletes?" and "Which athletes are from United Arab Emirates?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of United Arab Emirates in order to get more information about each one.

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Sultan Zarawani Sultan Mohammed Zarawani is a former United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played seven one-day internationals. After the 1996 Cricket World Cup, he was banned for life when he criticised the ...more

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Riaz Poonawala Riaz Husein Poonawala is a former cricketer. Poonawala started his first-class cricket career playing for his native Maharashtra for whom he played 28 games between 1982–83 and 1987–88. He later ...more

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Imtiaz Abbasi Imtiaz Abbasi, is a former cricketer who played internationally for the United Arab Emirates. As a wicket-keeper, Imtiaz Abbasi made his mark in his first class debut for Karachi against Quetta ...more

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Arshad Laeeq Arshad Laeeq, also sometimes known as Arshad Laiq, is a former cricketer who played international cricket for the United Arab Emirates. He played two first-class cricket games for Pakistan Steel ...more

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Azhar Saeed Syed Azhar Saeed is a former cricketer who played international cricket for the United Arab Emirates. Azhar Saeed played five first-class cricket games for Lahore City Whites and Lahore City ...more

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Saleem Raza Saleem Raza is a former cricketer. After playing in eight first-class games for his native Lahore City from 1986–87 to 1987–88, Saleem Raza emigrated to the United Arab Emirates, for whom he ...more

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Sohail Butt Sohail Butt is a former international cricketer for the United Arab Emirates. After one first-class game and one List A game for Lahore City Blues in 1985–86, Butt next appeared on cricket radar ...more

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Mazhar Hussain Sheikh Mazhar Hussain is a former cricketer who played for various Lahore teams from 1984–85 to 1988–89 before emigrating to the United Arab Emirates. Hussain then played international cricket ...more

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Mohammad Ishaq Mohammad Ishaq is a Pakistani former cricketer who played first-class cricket for Lahore between 1984–85 and 1986–87. Ishaq was born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. In his 13 first-class games he ...more

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Ali Asad Abbas Ali Asad Abbas, is a United Arab Emirates cricketer of Pakistani descent who has represented his adopted country in 2 ODIs.

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Shehzad Altaf Shehzad Altaf Hussain is a former international cricketer for the United Arab Emirates. Shehzad Altaf played two first-class cricket games for Lahore B in 1975-76, before emigrating to the UAE ...more

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Fahad Alhashmi Fahad Afdhal Alhashmi is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler, he has played for the United Arab Emirates national cricket team since 2005, ...more

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Abdul Rehman Abdul Rehman is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. A wicketkeeper and useful lower-order right-handed batsman, Rehman was plucked from the obscurity of the United Arab Emirates Under 17s squad ...more

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Amjad Javed Amjad Javed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is an Emirati cricketer. He is an allrounder who bats with right-hand and bowls right-arm medium. He is one of the few cricketers for UAE who had ...more

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Khurram Khan Khurram Khan is a United Arab Emirates cricketer who has played two One Day Internationals for the United Arab Emirates. He has been playing for the UAE since 2001 when he turned out for the ...more

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Mohammad Tauqir Mohammad Tauqir Khan is a United Arab Emirates cricketer.He is a UAE national. He is a handy lower order batsman and off-spin bowler, he played his first game for UAE in the final of 1996 ACC ...more

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Arshad Ali Arshad Ali is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. Born in the Punjab region of Pakistan, Arshad has represented his adopted country at the 2004 Asia Cup of cricket.

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Naeemuddin Naeemuddin Aslam is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. Naeemuddin is a specialist batsman who has played two One Day Internationals, during the 2004 Asia Cup, and has also represented the UAE at ...more

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Fahad Usman Fahad Usman is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. Fahad Usman played one first-class match for Karachi Whites in the 1997–98 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy before emigrating to the United Arab Emirates. He ...more

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Ahmad Mohammad Hasher Al Maktoum Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum is a shooter from the United Arab Emirates, who won the first ever Olympic medal for his country. Al Maktoum, a member of the ruling family of ...more

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Asghar Ali Asghar Ali is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played two One Day Internationals for them in 1994.

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Asim Saeed Asim Saeed is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played for them in the 1997, 2001 and 2005 versions of the ICC Trophy, as well as in one first-class game in the 2004 ICC Intercontinental Cup. ...more

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Andreas Zuber Andreas "Andi" Zuber is a motor racing driver. An Austrian by birth, he once raced under a licence issued by the United Arab Emirates.

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Vijay Mehra Vijay Mehra in New York, United States) is an Emirati cricketer. He played six One Day Internationals for United Arab Emirates. He was a wicket-keeper and batsmen. Mehra is the great-nephew of ...more

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Mohammad Aslam Mohammad Aslam is a former United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played four One Day Internationals for United Arab Emirates.

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Syed Maqsood Syed Maqsood is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. He made his debut in One Day Internationals against the Indian cricket team at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.

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Ramveer Rai Ramveer Rai is a United Arab Emirates cricketer, who has played one One Day International and one first class match for UAE. He has also represented UAE at youth level. Rai opened the batting in ...more

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Saeed-Al-Saffar Saeed-al-Saffar is a cricketer who has represented the UAE at international level, most notably in the One Day International the Emirates side played against the Netherlands in Lahore in the ...more

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Ganesh Mylvaganam Ganesh Mylvaganam is a former United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played three One Day Internationals for United Arab Emirates, all in 1996 World Cup.

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Shaukat Dukanwala Shaukat Fakirbhai Dukanwala is a former United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played five One Day Internationals for United Arab Emirates.

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Johanne Samarasekera Johanne Abeyratne Samarasekera is a former cricketer. After playing twelve first-class games for his native Colombo in 1988–89 to 1989, Samarasekera emigrated to the United Arab Emirates. He ...more

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Ali Asad Ali Asad is a Pakistani cricketer. A left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, he represents Karachi cricket teams, having played for their Whites, Blues, Zebras and Dolphins sides. He scored his ...more

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Ali Al-Wehaibi United Arab Emirates national football team Ali Ahmad Ali Mohammed Al Wehaibi is a United Arab Emirati footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for Al-Ain. Al Wehaibi is also a member of the United Arab Emirates national football

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Ismail Matar Al-Wahda FC Ismail Matar Ibrahim Khamis Al Mukhaini Al Junaibi, is an Emirati footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or forward for Al Wahda and captains the UAE national team. Matar was awarded ...more

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Omar Abdulrahman 'Omar Abdulrahman Ahmed Al Raaki Al Amoodi nicknamed as Amoory, is an Emirati footballer. He plays as a Winger and Attacking midfielder for Al-Ain, and the UAE national football team. ESPN FC ...more

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Mutaz Abdulla Al Ain FC Mutaz Abdullah is the veteran goalkeeper for Al-Shaab. He previously represented the UAE national team on 25 occasions. Abdulla started off in the youth teams of Al Sadd in Qatar, the country ...more

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Rizwan Latif Rizwan Latif Ahmed, also known as Rizwan Ahmed, was born in Karachi and is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. He made his debut in One Day Internationals against the Indian cricket team at the ...more

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Saif Mohammed Al Bishr Saif Mohammed is an Emarati footballer who plays in the UAE League for Al Dhafra. He is a lift winger and sometimes plays forward. In July 2008 he was transferred to Al Ain FC For A Reported 12 ...more

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Shehab Ahmed Shehab Ahmed Salem Ali Alawlaqi, is an Emirati midfield player who plays for Ajman Club and the UAE national team.

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Faisal Khalil Al-Ahli Faisal Khalil Sebait Mubarak Al-Junaibi is a UAE footballer who plays for Al-Ahli. He plays as a Forward, and plays for the UAE national football team.

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Adnan Al Talyani Adnan Khamees Al-Talyani is a retired footballer from the United Arab Emirates.

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Siraj Al-Tall Pelita Jaya Siraj Ahmed Yusuf Saleh Al-Tall is a retired Jordanian footballer who last played for Pelita Jaya.

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Subait Khater Al Ain FC Subait Khater Fayel Khamis Al-Junaibi is a United Arab Emirati footballer who is a midfielder for Fujairah SC. He was a member of the United Arab Emirates national football team.

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Shoaib Sarwar Shoaib Sarwar is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler, he has played for the United Arab Emirates national cricket team since 2006, including ...more

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Qasim Zubair Qasim Zubair is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler, he has played for the United Arab Emirates national cricket team since 2006, including ...more

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Hilal Saeed Hilal Saeed is an Emirati footballer who plays as a defender for Al-Nasr.

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Zuhair Bakheet Zuhair Saeed Bakheet-Bilal, is a UAE football player who played as a striker for the UAE national football team and Al Wasl FC in Dubai. He started playing for the national team in 1988 and ...more

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Adel Abdulaziz Adel Abdul Aziz is a professional football wingback defender from the United Arab Emirates. He wears the number '13' jersey in the United Arab Emirates national football team. At the club level, ...more

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Mohamed Abdulrahman Mohammed Abdulrahman is an Emirati footballer. He currently plays in the UAE Football League for Al Ain FC. Abdulrahman played three times in the 2010 AFC Champions League. He is the brother of ...more

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Saeed Al Kass Saeed Al Kas is a UAE football player who plays as a striker for Ajman Club. Saeed has started his career in Dibba Al-Hisn Sports Club in the UAE Second Division League. Since his beginning he ...more