Ahmed Mahrez is the father of professional soccer player Riyad Mahrez.
He plays as a winger for premier league club Manchester City and is the Algeria Nation team captain.
He was born on February 21, 1991, in Sarcelles, France. Ahmed died at the age of 54 years due to a heart attack.
He was from Beni Snous, Tlemcen District.
Marriage, Wife, and Children
Halima Mahrez is the one who held Ahmed’s hand till his death.
Together they have four children, two sons, and two daughters named Dounya Mahrez, Wahid Mahrez, Innes Mahrez, and Riyad Mahrez.
Talking about Riyad’s marriage, he secretly married in 2015 with his long-time girlfriend, Rita Johal.
In the same year of their marriage, she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl Inaya Mahrez.
They have two daughters together. But their relationship didn’t last long.
After separation from his wife, Riyad dated model Taylor Ward, the daughter of famous TV star Dawn.
He got engaged in Greek during their holidays. According to sources, they married in secret.
Everyone knew about this when their Nikah(wedding) picture came out on the internet.
Recently, the couple announced their pregnancy through Instagram.
Net Worth and Source of Earning
Ahmed’s net worth is unknown.
However, his son’s has a net worth is $21 million. His weekly salary is $120,000.
Age, Height, Weight, Nationality, and Religion
Ahmed was 54 years old when he died. His height and weight are unknown.
His religion was Muslim, and his nationality was French Algerian.
Why Riyad Mahrez Wore No. 26?
In January 2014, Riyad revealed the secret behind wearing 26.
He said that when he was joining Leicester for the first time, two numbers were no.28 and 26.
He chooses to no.26. He played premier league wearing 26 and won.
Also, he got a chance to play in the champions league quarter-final from that day, and he decided to wear no. 26 wherever he goes.
He wore the same number while joining Manchester city and won two more leagues.
He thinks that no. 26 brings good things in his life. So he wants to stick with number 26.
Ahmed’s Death was the Reason Behind Riyad’s Success
Riyad was 15 years old when his father died. His father always wanted Riyad to be a good soccer player.
His father’s death was hard for him, but instead of getting weak, he stayed strong enough to fulfill his father’s dream.
He considers that pain as a kick start that made him stand in this position today.
Riyad was a boy who used to play for the district league. After his father’s death, he became more ambitious.
Fulling his father’s dream became his main motto of life.
A district league layer player who became a player to play the world cup representing his father’s birthplace Algeria.
He said that his father is still with him and he goes everywhere with him. He considers his father and his dream as an inspiration.
What Happened to Ahmed’s daughter in September 2020?
A gang beat Ahmed’s daughter Dounya Mahrez and Ines Mahrez on September 15, 2020. According to them, there were 12 people in that gang.
They randomly entered their beauty shop in Paris and started beating. They destroy their products too.
Dounya and Ines were not only one who got hit but their staffs were also beaten.
All the gang members were unidentified, but two sisters said it all happened after a lady denied paying the service fee.
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