Gabriel Nadir
Gabriel Nadir
Personal information
Full name Gabriel Nadir
Born 22 March 1986
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Club information
Current club Dortmund SFC
Position Def/DM
Club history
Flag of Brunant Standard FC 2004-2007
Flag of Italy ACF Fiorentina 2007-2008
Flag of Brunant FC Drenthe 2008-2011
Flag of Brunant Grijzestad Strijders 2011-2013
Flag of Brunant Dortmund SFC 2013-date
National team
Senior squad: 2007-date

Gabriel Nadir (born 1986, Cape Cross) is a Brunanter footballer for the Dortmund SFC and the Brunant national football team.


Standard FCEdit

Nadir joined Standard 88 Cape Cross' youth squad in 2004 at the age of 18. In 2006 he was called upto the senior side, playing in three 2. Liga matches. In the 2007 season he played six times, as well as having a single appearance in the club's Johan II Cup run.

ACF FiorentinaEdit

In 2007, it was announced that Italian side Fiorentina had acquired Nadir for around €1,500,000. But, at Fiorentina he had little opportunities and only one start in the season. In the summer transfer window, there was speculation he would be traded.

FC DrentheEdit

In June 2008, Brunanter outfit FC Drenthe acquired Nadir for 1,700,000€. In his three seasons with the club, he started 61 times with Drenthe and helped them to a third-place finish in 2009 and 2010.


In 2011, the Grijzestad Strijders paid an unprecedented €2,800,000 for Nadir. He was involved in their 2011 Continents Cup season and helped them to second place. Nadir has not won any honors with Grijzestad but has been instrumental in holding the midfield together.

Dortmund SFCEdit

In January 2013 Nadir joined Dortmund SFC for €9,000,000, a then-record for a Brunanter defender. Nadir's contract is for 3 years and worth €1.8 million yearly.

International careerEdit

Nadir was first called up to the Brunanter senior team in 2007, following his move to Fiorentina. He made one appearance that year, in a 2-1 win over Austria. He participated in the 2008 Micronations World Cup but only appeared twice. His first goal came on June 11, 2009, in a 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Germany.

Personal lifeEdit

Nadir's family from his mother's side is of Barzuna origin. From his father's side, he has mixed Jordanian-Barzuna origins. He was engaged to fashion model Katrine Colby in October 2012, and married her in 2013. He had a previous relationship with actress Sarah Handley.

Career statisticsEdit


Club League Goals Cup Goals Global Goals
Standard Cape Cross (2004-2007) 9 1 1 0 0 0
ACF Fiorentina (2007-2008) 1 0 0 0 0 0
FC Drenthe (2008-2011) 61 8 3 0 3 0
Grijzestad Strijders (2011-) 30 2 4 1 12 1
2016 Brunant squad
1 Elteman2 Capels4 Marshall5 Lecaros6 Jamieson14 Nadir8 Jostens (c)16 S. El-Zein12 Marzouk11 Hoever10 I. El-Zein9 Carlinhos13 Giggs23 Losinger24 Brunner15 NabilCoach: Bergher
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