Rabat – Moroccan football player Amine Harit has won the Bundesliga Player of the Month for September.
Bundesliga News announced on October 18 that Harit had an excellent month with his German football club Schalke 04.
The 22-year old player scored four goals and made two assists in Bundesliga matches throughout September.
The football player won the Bundesliga award through a vote. The Bundesliga report emphasized that Harit “saw off competition from Philippe Coutinho, Joshua Kimmich, Robert Lewandowski, Stefan Lainer and Christian Günter.”
Harit joined the Schalke 04 club in July 2017.
The football player was born in Pontoise, north of Paris.
Last year, German media also speculated that Harit’s career might be affected by his alleged addiction to gambling.
The player had another shock when he was involved in a fatal car accident that killed a 30-year-old pedestrian in Marrakech in June 2018.
The young player paid a fine and received a suspended four-month sentence after the accident.
Earlier this year, Harit shared his story with his fans, friends and relatives, and those who didn’t yet know his name.
In an article titled “Remember the Name” Harit narrated his family’s story and t his sense of belonging to Morocco.
The football player said that he loves France for giving him “everything in” in his life.
Morocco,however, remains special for him because “Moroccans… are my people too.”
Harit is also a key football player with the Moroccan national team. He participated with the Atlas Lions during the 2018 World Cup.