The FFTASIA50: Omar Abdulrahman lights up the Asian Cup

Why Omar Abdulrahman is Asian football's best kept secret...

When the UAE team lined up at the 2015 Asian Cup in January, all eyes were on a particularly bushy-haired individual in their lineup. Omar Abdulrahman's reputation as one of Asia's most promising talents is known, but playing in the Arabian Gulf League means not many get to appreciate his skills on a regular basis. His performances in Australia did not disappoint, as the midfield maestro led the UAE to a commendable third place while registering a tournament joint-high of 4 assists alongside MVP Massimo Luongo. He's number 5 in our FFT 50 Best Asian Players list this year, but something tells us there's still plenty of room for growth...

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