$) Madjid Bougherra $) (Arabic: مجيد بوغرة; born 7 October 1982) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Rangers and the Algeria national team. He is a defender, who can also play as a midfielder.
Bougherra began his professional football career with French club Gueugnon before having spells with English sides Crewe Alexandra, Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton Athletic. Bougherra moved to Rangers in the summer of 2008 for a fee of £2.5 million, he made his debut against Falkirk in August of that year. To date Bougherra has made over fifty appearances for Rangers and has been an integral part of the team that has won the Scottish Premier League championship in seasons 2009 and 2010.
Bougherra has received over forty caps for the Algeria national football team representing them at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations where Algeria finished fourth and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.