UAE’s Player of the Century, Adnan Al Talyani being awarded with a Dubai Star30 Sep 2019
Adnan Khamees Al-Talyani, started playing football in the 1970s along the streets of Sharjah. At the age of 15, when Adnan, a volleyball player, participated at one of the exhibitions for football tournaments organised by his Sharjah-based club, Al Shaab, he did not imagine it would be a moment that would change his life forever. In 1980, Talyani joined the club and was associated with them until 1999. During the span of his career, Talyani played for multiple teams with the most important ones being Al-Shaab CSC and United Arab Emirates national football team.