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Why is Stephan El Shaarawy called Il Faraone?

Why is Stephan El Shaarawy called Il Faraone?

He is nicknamed Il Faraone (The Pharaoh), as his father is Egyptian . El Shaarawy began his career at Genoa, and was signed by Milan in 2011 after a successful loan at Padova. Frequently regarded as one of the most promising youngsters of his generation, El Shaarawy had his breakthrough in the first half of the 2012–13 season.

Who is the Italian soccer player Stephan El Shaarawy?

Since his breakthrough season, El Shaarawy is considered to be an up-and-coming, potentially world-class player, and one of the most promising and talented young Italian players.

When did Stephan El Shaarawy sign with Milan?

On 8 February 2012, El Shaarawy scored in a 1–2 loss against Juventus in the first leg of the 2011–12 Coppa Italia semi-final. Three days later, he scored an immensely vital winner against Udinese. On 25 July 2012, El Shaarawy signed a new five-year contract with Milan.

When did Stephan El Shaarawy come back from injury?

The first half of the season was led by injuries as he made only seven appearances in all competitions for Milan. On 28 December, after a surgery on his right foot failed to heal effectively, El Shaarawy was ruled out for a further ten weeks. He made his return on 11 May 2014 in the 2–1 Serie A loss against Atalanta.

How many goals has Stephan El Shaarawy scored?

El Shaarawy continued his fine form by scoring two more goals in a match against Catania, which ended 1–3 in favour of Milan. He then added a 76-minute goal in the thrashing 4–2 win over Torino FC and another in a 4–1 win over Pescara Calcio which contributed in Milan fourth consecutive win and up rising of the season.

When did Stephan El Shaarawy return to Roma?

On 30 January 2021, El Shaarawy rejoined Roma on a free transfer. He scored his first goal since his return to the club 677 days after his last, getting Roma’s second in their 3–0 Europa League round of 16 win over Shakhtar Donetsk on 11 March 2021.