SportsSocial media sensation Nader El-Jindaoui Makes headlines in professional football

Social media sensation Nader El‑Jindaoui Makes headlines in professional football

In the photo: Nader El-Jindaoui
In the photo: Nader El-Jindaoui
Images source: © Getty Images | Maja Hitij

5:35 PM EST, December 8, 2023

Nader El-Jindaoui, primarily known for his social media presence, has recently gained some attention for his sport activities rather than his posts on Instagram and YouTube. He has now transitioned into a professional football career and recently debuted with Hertha Berlin, contributing greatly to his club's success in the German Cup.

Hertha Berlin, once a stalwart of the Bundesliga since its return in the 2012/13 season, suffered a recent fall from grace due to poor performance in previous matches. Because of this, the team is now playing in the lower league competitions.

Currently, Hertha is holding its ground in the 2. Bundesliga, ranking 8th. However, the team has shown better performance in the German Cup, where it managed to make its way to the quarterfinals after defeating Hamburger SV in a gripping penalty shootout.

Nader El-Jindaoui, known for his significant social media influence, recently made his debut in Michał Karbownik's team. His popularity is undeniable, with substantial followings on both Instagram and YouTube.

El-Jindaoui, previously a reserve player transferred from Berliner AK 07, made his debut during the 80th minute of the game. Not only was he given an opportunity to showcase his skills in the main team, but he was chosen as the third player to take a decisive penalty. El-Jindaoui did not disappoint, successfully scoring and ensuring Hertha's progress into the quarter-finals of the German Cup.

The 27-year-old German player of Palestinian origin has never been part of such a prestigious club despite his large online following of over 2 million Instagram followers. Furthermore, he's nearing 3 million followers on TikTok and has accrued 1.75 million subscribers on YouTube who eagerly watch his content.

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