Ellyes Skhiri

Squad No. 28
Date of Birth May 10, 1995
Age 27
Height 185cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Lunel
Previous Clubs Montpellier

Ellyes Joris Skhiri (born 10 May 1995) is a Tunisian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club 1. FC Köln and the Tunisia national team.

Skhiri is a youth product of Montpellier HSC. He made his Ligue 1 debut on 21 March 2015 against Evian Thonon Gaillard replacing Paul Lasne in extra time in a 1–0 away defeat.

1. FC Köln
On 29 July 2019, Skhiri joined 1. FC Köln on a four-year deal.]On 28 November 2020, he scored a brace in a 2–1 away win over Borussia Dortmund.

International career
Skhiri was born and raised in France to parents of Tunisian descent. He was called up to the Tunisia Olympic team several times. Skhiri made his debut for the Tunisia Olympic team in a friendly against the Morocco U23 squad.

Skhiri made his senior debut for the Tunisia national football team in a friendly 1–0 win over Iran on 23 March 2018.

In June 2018, he was named in Tunisia’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.