|Date of birth||15 May 1964|
|Place of birth||Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1998||New England Revolution||18||(0)|
|1992–2005||Trinidad and Tobago||35||(8)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
David Nakhid (born 15 May 1964) is a Trinidad and Tobago politician and former professional footballer who serves as a Senator for the United National Congress.
He played as a midfielder and represented Trinidad and Tobago internationally between 1992 and 2005, playing in three CONCACAF Gold Cup editions: 1996, 1998, and 2000. He later entered the Senate of Trinidad and Tobago.
After playing college soccer at American University, Nakhid played as a professional in Belgium, Switzerland, Greece, Lebanon, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates for KSV Waregem, Grasshopper, PAOK, Al-Ansar, Joe Public, New England Revolution, Emirates Club, Al-Mabarrah, and Caledonia AIA.
Nakhid also played for the Trinidad and Tobago national team between 1992 and 2005, scoring 8 goals in 35 games, including playing in six FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.
On 26 March 1995, while playing in Lebanon for Ansar, Nakhid played a friendly against the Egypt national team as part of a "select" team of Nejmeh and Ansar players. The match ended 1–1, with Nakhid scoring his side's only goal.
In 2002 Nakhid coached Lebanese side Mabarra, while in 2011 he coached Racing Beirut.
Nakhid is a senator for the United National Congress.
Nakhid runs the David Nakhid International Football School.
On 16 October 2015, he announced that he had the five nominations from football associations to become a FIFA President candidate. Twelve days later, his campaign was over after it was found that U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Federation had nominated two candidates, both nominations had been declared null by FIFA but the other unnamed candidate had more than the minimum five nominations and was able to continue his campaign. Nakhid announced his decision to appeal.
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