Yacine Brahimi has been voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014. The 24-year-old midfielder becomes the first Algerian to win the award, which is decided for by football fans.
Brahimi told BBC Sport: “It’s a big honour for me to receive this wonderful trophy. I owe it to my country, Algeria, and to all the people who voted for me.”
Yacine Brahimi is a professional footballer who plays for Porto and the Algeria national team. He plays as an attacking midfielder and a winger and is described as a “technically gifted player”.