Raïs M'Bolhi is an Algerian goalkeeper, born on 25 April 1986 in Paris, France.
Raïs was formed in the youth ranks of Racing Paris in between 1995 and 2002. In 2003, he joined the youth system of giant Olympique de Marseille. However, M'Bolhi got first taste of professional football with a Greek side Ethnikos Piraeus in 2006. After that he played for another Greek team Panetolikos. M'Bolhi spent the 2008/09 season at a Japanese third-division club Ryūkyū and in the following campaign he moved to Bulgarian Slavia Sofia. The Alerian player enjoyed a tremendous surge in popularity with the club as he was named the Best Goalkeeper of Bulgarian top league in 2009. In 2011, M'Bolhi went on to extend his international experience with a Russian club Krylia Sovetov and in 2013 he moved on loan to the Ligue 2 side Gazélec Ajaccio. After returning from the spell M'Bolhi signed a permanent deal with CSKA Sofia. After the 2014 World Cup V'Bolhi penned a deal with Philadelphia Union.
Raïs M'Bolhi has been capped for the Algeria national team since 2010.
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