Nauwid Amiri is best known as the cousin of soccer player Nadiem Amiri, whp was selected as one of three overage players for the Tokyo Olympics, where he scored in each of Germany’s first two games, a defeat to Brazil and a victory over Saudi Arabia. Moreover, Nadiem is best known as a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Bayer Leverkusen and the Germany national team. Who Is Nauwid Amiri, Nadiem Amiri’s Cousin?
Nauwid Amiri, Nadiem Amiri’s Cousin
He was born in Ludwigshafen to Afghan parents. His cousins Zubayr Amiri and Nauwid Amiri also play football. He began his career as a youth player for local club SV Röchling Völklingen, before joining 1. FC Saarbrücken in 2005. He progressed through the ranks of 1. FC Saarbrücken’s youth teams, and made his debut for the club’s reserve team in 2007. In 2009, he was promoted to the first team, and went on to make over 50 appearances for the club in the Regionalliga Südwest, scoring eight goals.
In 2012, he joined 2. Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club in a 3–2 away win against FSV Frankfurt on 18 August 2012. He scored his first goal for the club in a 2–1 away win against VfB Stuttgart on 29 September 2012.
In 2013, he was loaned out to Bundesliga side SC Freiburg. He made his debut for the club in a 1–1 away draw against Hamburger SV on 3 August 2013. He scored his first and only goal for the club in a 4–0 home win against Eintracht Braunschweig on 28 September 2013. In 2014, he was loaned out to Bundesliga side Werder Bremen. He made his debut for the club in a 2–2 away draw against Cologne on 23 August 2014. He scored his first goal for the club in a 3–2 home win against Borussia Dortmund on 26 October 2014.
On 11 August 2015, he joined Bundesliga side Hamburger SV on a season-long loan deal. He made his debut for the club in a 1–1 away draw against Eintracht Frankfurt on 15 August 2015. He scored his first goal for the club in a 2–1 home win against Cologne on 27 September 2015.
On 8 June 2016, he joined Premier League side Watford on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club in a 2–0 away defeat against Chelsea on 20 August 2016. On 10 September 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4–2 away win against West Ham United.
On 31 January 2018, he joined Bundesliga side Hannover 96 on loan for the rest of the season. He made his debut for the club in a 3–1 home win against Hamburger SV on 10 February 2018. He scored his first goal for the club in a 2–1 away win against Hertha BSC on 3 March 2018. He has represented Afghanistan at international level. He made his senior debut in a 1–0 friendly win over Kyrgyzstan on 17 November 2011. On 5 September 2012, he scored his first international goal in a 2–2 friendly draw against Tajikistan.
Nauwid Amiri Age
How old is Nauwid Amiri? His exact date of birth is not known. He is in his 30s. He holds German nationality and belongs to mixed race. Moreover, his father and mother names are not known. As per his education, he is well educated. Amiri signed a five-year contract with Bayer Leverkusen in July 2019. His brother, Nadiem Amiri made his debut for Germany under-21 in March 2016, coming on as a late substitute in a European U21 Championship qualifier against Russia under-21.