About Qatari Nasser Al-Khelaifi

A 45 year old Qatari Nasser Al-Khelaifi gets worldwide recognition. He was born in 12 November 1973 in Sur, Sultanate of Oman. He is a right handed player. He graduated from the popular Qatar University. He is very close to the Emir, Sheikh Tamim. He won a French Sport Business award in 2012 and received the most votes and finishing ahead of nine individuals. The overall influence of Al-Khelaifi was recognized in 2015 as he was a much-loved Ligue 1 president in a poll by France Football.  The L’Equipe is the French daily sport newspaper. This newspaper named Al-Khelaifi the most powerful man in the French football in 2016 in a list of 30 men ahead of popular sportspersons like Zinedine Zidane and Didier Deschamps. Al-Khelaifi is the first name on the lips of followers of Leeds United. You can visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl78aDZDHMI and know about him well.

Successful career

Al-Khelaifi is not a sheikh. He is not born into wealth. He came from humble beginnings and enhanced his routine efforts to become a sports star. He is one of the most powerful men in the French football at this time. Al-Khelaifi’s father worked as a pearl fisherman to support the overall family. He showed promise in his favourite sport from an early age. He graduated from Qatar University and was in tennis where he successfully played 43 ties between 1992 and 2002. He appeared in two ATP tour events namely The Hypo Group Tennis International and the Qatar Open. In the first ATP tour event, he lost to Thomas Muster, a former French Open Champion in the first round. In the second ATP tour, he also felt at first hurdle in. On the other hand, this helped him to establish ties in the business and makes positive changes in the business life for the future.


Ever-increasing achievements

Al-Khelaifi made Minister devoid portfolio in the Qatari Government by the Sheikh Tamim, the emir of Qatar. As a tennis expert, he was the 2nd most well-liked and fame member of the Qatar Davis trophy squad after Sultan Khalfan. He won the GCC team tournament and reached a career-high singles ranking of 995 number in late 2002.   He has been president of the QTF since November 2008.  He became the new president and also CEO of the Paris Saint-Germain in 2011. He presented 5-year plan to take the team to the top of the three in the nation and abroad.