Mohamed Elyounoussi was born in Al Hoceima, Morocco on August 8, 1994 and is currently playing for Celtic. He moved to Norway with his family and started playing football for Sarpsborg. This is where he made his professional debut in 2011. His performances at Sarpsborg earned him a transfer to more reputable Molde FK. He did win a league and a cup title during his stint at Molde. In summer of 2016 he joined FC Basel. The attacking midfielder is cousins with Tarik Elyounoussi and Ridouan Elyounoussi. He is a current Norwegian international.