Mustafa and Faheema Aboud are Zakaria Aboukhlal’s parents. Faheema is from Morocco, and Mustafa is from Libya.
A Moroccan professional footballer named Zakaria represented his country in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
He was one of the 23 players who made up Morocco’s team for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, which was revealed on November 10, 2022. He debuted on November 27, 2022, against Belgium in a World Cup game.
Aboukhlal, who now plays for Morocco but used to play for the Netherlands when he was younger, was born in the Netherlands.
Aboukhlal made his professional debut for Jong PSV on August 17, 2018, in a 2-1 Eerste Divisie victory over FC Eindhoven.
Aboukhlal joined PSV’s senior team for just two games before being traded for €2 million to Eredivisie rivals AZ Alkmaar in August 2019.
He participated for Jong AZ on December 9, 2019, and scored all four of his team’s goals in a victory over Helmond Sport.
Who Are Zakaria Aboukhlal Parents?
His parents, Mustafa and Faheema Aboud raised Zakaria Aboukhlal in the Netherlands. Zakaria has an older brother as well.
They gave Zakaria his Moroccan-Libyan ancestry. His mother is from Morocco, and his father is from the North African nation of Libya.
On February 18, 2000, the couple gave birth to a child born in Gorinchem, Netherlands. The 22-year-old athlete has participated in junior international competitions for Europe. He is still qualified to represent Libya and Morocco, though.
When he was asked to play in November 2020, he chose to play for Morocco instead of the Netherlands because he grew up in the Netherlands with a small group of Moroccan people.
Zakaria Aboukhlal Family Origin
Aboukhlal was born into a family of mixed Moroccan and Libyan ancestry.
Zakaria is a devout Muslim who upholds Islamic customs. The football star frequently mentions his faith in his writings, and according to photos released on Instagram, he was seen praying during the AFCON 2023 Qualifiers.
After the Moroccan forward did well at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, he gained a lot of new followers on social media. He now has 2.5 million Instagram followers.