Despite being promoted to the first team, Omar continued to play for the reserve team. His last match with the reserve team was against Al Nasr on 24 January He scored 6 goals and Assists 3 in 10 matches over 5 seasons with the reserve. Omar made his official debut for the first team on 24 January at the age of 17 years, in the Etisalat Cup against Al Ahli when he came on as a substitute for Ahmed Khamis in the 77th minute.
Omar shot the ball on the goal but hit the crossbar, before Dias converted the rebound scoring the only goal in the match. On 11 May , he scored his first Pro-League goal in a 2—2 draw with Al Ahli, to become the youngest player to score a goal in this season.
On 24 May , he scored his third league goal in a 2—0 win over Al Shaab. In this season, Omar became a first team regular, after the departure of Valdivia from the club, he inherited the number 10 jersey. On 28 August , Omar scored with a free kick and assisted teammate Jose Sand in a 4—3 win at Dubai in his first start of the season. On 1 June , he led his team to beat Al Jazira 4—1 by scoring two goals and assisting the fourth.
On 15 January, during a match in the Etisalat Reserve League against Ajman , Omar returned from an injury suffered during the summer camp for the national team which kept him out for six months.
This was the second injury he suffered to his cruciate ligament in less than two years. After he returned from a trial with Manchester City ,  Al Ain confirmed that Abdulrahman would stay with the team for the —13 season. On 26 January, in Al Ain's first league match of , Omar scored from a penalty kick and provided an assist for Brosque in a 4—0 against Ajman.
However, Al Ain turned down the offer and pointed for his desire to remain the player for this season. On 3 April, Omar returned from injury sustained against Esteghlal ,  in a 2—1 win over Al Rayyan , where he assisted on two goal.
On 23 July, Al Ain confirmed that the club received many offers for Omar being discussed. Omar missed the second penalty kick, saved by goalkeeper Majed Nasser. On 3 January , Omar provided two assists against Al Wasl in a 3—0 win.
It was later announced that he would be out for a month due to a groin injury. On 13 March , Omar returned from injury coming on as a second-half substitute in a 2—1 away loss against Ittihad in group stage match of the AFC Champions League. On 1 April, Omar made two goals in a 2—2 draw with Tractor Sazi. Omar finished his season with only 2 goals and 23 assists in all competitions make him the top assist maker in Arabian Gulf League for the season with a 17 assists.
On 24 September, Omar sustained an injury in Al Ain's match against Ajman ,  But he played nevertheless against Al-Hilal and reinjured;   tests later confirmed that he suffered a stretched knee ligament injury, ruling him out for two to three weeks. During the second half of the season, Omar suffered a 3rd-degree muscle strain on 4 February , which kept him sidelined for two to three weeks.
In , Abdulrahman was called up for the GCC U Championship , in which he assisted a one goal in four matches played and was the first title for him. He was on the starting lineup and been substituted at the beginning of the second half. On 7 November, in a 1—1 tie against Hong Kong , Omar was substituted on in the second half, but was sent off in the 88th minute after got two yellow cards. He came on as a substitute for Theyab Awana in the second half. Abdulrahman was the youngest player in the UAE squad  and seventh youngest player of the tournament.
In the third and last group stage match against Iran he came on as a substitute for Ali Al-Wehaibi in the 53rd minute in a 3—0 loss.
Abdulrahman represented his country at the Summer Olympics in London. In the first match against Uruguay which his team lost 1—2 but he assisted the goals and he dominated the match with his high-profile skills and passes and crosses.
After the match Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez swapped jerseys with him. On 5 January , in the opening match victory against Qatar , after Qatar took the lead from a penalty spot, two minutes later Omar scored the equaliser from a curled in a superb free kick, it was the th goal in the Gulf Cup record, and provided an assist for Mohamed Ahmed to score the third.
He was able to make the difference and rebalance the midfield in the last 10 minutes and give his team a 2—0 lead within two minutes. He was selected as man of the match and Player of the Tournament. UAE won the match 2—1 and advanced to the knockout stage for the first time since At the end of the match, Omar was named as man of the match by the AFC. He end with 4 assists, tying with Massimo Luongo as the competition's assist leader.
Omar plays as a left-footed winger , attacking midfielder and is known for his fantastic passing accuracy, dribbling and his ability to set up goals. He has excellent ball control, balance and skill. Despite his weak physique, Omar is capable of beating defenders in one-on-one situations. Omar also a set pieces can take corners , penalties and is a free kicks specialist.
Omar Abdulrahman has two sisters and three older brothers who are also involved in football: Ahmed Abdulrahman, who played for Masfout but his career came to an end due to injury.
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In his prime, at Juan Manuel Olivera, Al Wasl, striker. This was the first guy pursued by Diego Maradona when he became the coach of the Dubai-based club. Not as flashy as some others on this list, but all the tall Uruguayan, 30, has done throughout his career is score goals.
If he has someone to bring him the ball, he will score. Matias Delgado, Al Jazira, midfielder. Great football brain, and at 29 still in his prime, as more and more of the imports here are. Ricardo Oliveira, Al Jazira, striker. A man who was scoring goals for Betis and Zaragoza in Spain just over two years ago, and had seven in only 15 games with Sao Paolo last fall, he was probably the best athlete in the league when he rejoined Jazira at the winter break.
Great speed and a nose for the net. He is 31, so he needs a good season to get another big contract. David Trezeguet, Baniyas, striker. The former France international and Juventus stalwart took the big step to join Baniyas, the surprise No. The oldest guy 33 on this list, but he scored 11 goals in La Liga last year for a team headed for relegation, and he looks to have something left in the tank. Asamoah Gyan, Al Ain, striker.
He could be the best player in the league, and it might not be close. This is a man who Sunderland of the Premier League desperately wanted to keep, but Gyan wanted out, and here he is.
Scored three goals in the World Cup last year, including one against the U. The questions here are his conditioning and his emotional makeup.