Ghanem, Romain Saiss is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for Süper Lig club Beşiktaş. His Arabic name is and he was born on March 26, 1990. He leads the national squad of Morocco after being born in France.
Prior to joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2016, Sass played for Valence at the start of his career, Le Havre, Clermont, and Angers in Ligues 1 and 2, respectively. Sass has gained more than 55 caps for Morocco as a full international since 2012. At three Africa Cup of Nations competitions and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he competed for his country. As a practicing Muslim, Sass fasts during the month of Ramadan.
Romain Saiss Bio/Wiki[table id=4404 /]
The professional footballer from Morocco was born and reared in the commune of Bourg-de-Peage in the Drôme department in southeast France. His decision to represent the Moroccan national team fulfilled a dream for his proud Moroccan family. He began his career in 2010 with Valence and, after just one season, transferred to Clermont.
He made a solid impact while in Clermont and was praised for his excellent performances. He moved to Le Havre after just two seasons, where he participated in 60 games. It was confirmed on July 3, 2015, that he has joined the squad of Angers, a Ligue 1 team. The Moroccan midfielder participated in 35 matches for Angers that year, and he helped the team reach an incredible ninth in Ligue 1.
His breakthrough season is regarded as this one; Wolves scouts also discovered him on French fields. After just one season, he made the move to England! In 2016, he relocated to England and signed a four-year contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
On September 17, 2016, he made his Wolves debut in the team’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle United. He was promoted to the Premier League with Wolves in 2018 and made his BPL debut on September 22 against Manchester United.
With Valence in the Championnat de France Amateur 2 (fifth division), Sass started his senior career while supplementing his €500 monthly wage by doing the dishes at his parent’s restaurant. He entered into his first professional contract at the age of 21 with Ligue 2 team Clermont.
Sass went to Le Havre in Ligue 2 in June 2013 on a two-year contract. When it was over, he signed a two-year deal with Ligue 1 team Angers.
Sass went to England on August 30, 2016, signing a four-year contract with EFL Championship team Wolverhampton Wanderers for an unknown sum. On September 17, he made his debut against Newcastle United in a 2-0 victory. The opponent, Jonjo Shelvey, who received a five-match suspension and a £100,000 fine from The FA in December, racially abused him throughout the game.
On September 30, 2017, in a 4-0 victory over Burton Albion, he netted his first goal for the organization.
Saiss made his Premier League debut on September 22, 2018, in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford, after Wolves’ promotion to the top division in 2018. On November 30, he made his Premier League debut against Cardiff City in a 1-2 loss at the Cardiff City Stadium. On December 26, 2018, at Craven Cottage, he netted his first Premier League goal in a 1-1 tie with Fulham. He signed a new contract on February 21, 2019, extending it through the summer of 2021.
As a late substitute in Wolves’ 2-0 home victory over Crusaders in the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round on July 25, 2019, Sass made his UEFA European club football debut. On October 24, 2019, he scored his first goal in one of these tournaments when he scored the opening goal of a 2-1 away victory at Slovan Bratislava in the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League group stage.
On March 18, 2021, it was revealed that Sass will sign a one-year extension to his current deal with Wolves and stay with the team through June 2022 after making 20 Premier League starts in 2020–21.
Sass’ performance in the away Premier League match at Brighton & Hove Albion on December 15, 2021, earned him the nickname “Moroccan Maldini” from head coach Bruno Lage. It was Wolves’ first victory at Brighton in the top division in seven tries going back to 1979.  On February 13, 2022, he played in a 2-0 victory away to Tottenham Hotspur, marking his 100th Premier League appearance. On March 5, 2022, against Crystal Palace at home, he made his 200th competitive appearance in all competitions for the Wolves.
Saiss relocated to Turkey on June 14, 2022, and joined Süper Lig team Beşiktaş.
Saiss, a Moroccan-born French citizen who was reared in France, decided to play for the Moroccan national team. In November 2012, he made his collegiate debut in a 1-0 friendly defeat to Togo.
Sass was a member of the Moroccan team that competed in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and advanced to the quarterfinals. In a 3-1 victory over Togo in the group stage, he netted his first goal for his country.
He was included in Morocco’s 23-man World Cup roster in June 2018 and played against Iran and Spain in group play. Sass took over as the Atlas Lions’ captain following the 2019 Africa Cup of nations, as Morocco advanced to the round of 16.
Romain Saiss Awards
- EFL Championship: 2017–18
- Angers Player of the Season: 2015–16
Romain Saiss Net Worth
The center midfielder signed a contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers in February 2019 that pays him a staggering salary of 1.4 million euros ($1.2 million) annually. According to our calculations, he makes €3,825 (£3,313) per day and €159 (£138) per hour.
Because of his excellent work, the Wolves’ board extended him a new contract in February 2019. Even if he doesn’t always play, he still contributes significantly to the club. He is no longer the youngest, has a few more seasons left, but already has a successful career behind him. His estimated current net worth is $10 million. His market worth is approximately 5 Million Euro (4.3 Million Pound).[table id=4406 /]
Romain Saiss FIFA 22 Stats
In FIFA 22, Romain Saiss has an overall rating of 78 and his potential is also 78.[table id=4405 /]
He is currently 33 years old.
He is 188 cm tall.
He plays as a defender.
After his transfer to Beşiktaş, his net worth is $10 million.