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Iran National Team 2001




Current Roster

Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia

2018 - WC Qualification

Goalkeepers: Mohammad Reza Akhbari, Alireza Beiranvand, Alireza Haghighi

Defenders: Mohammad Ansari, Vouria Ghafouri, Ehsan Haj Safi, Khosrow Heidari, Jalal Hosseini, Milad Mohammadi, Pejman Montazeri, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ramin Rezaeian

Midfielders: Vahid Amiri, Omid Ebrahimi, Saeid Ezatolahi, Soroush Rafiei, Mehdi Torabi, Andranik Teymourian

Forwards: Karim Ansarifard, Sardar Azmoun, Ashkan Dejagah, Reza Ghoochannejhad, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Masoud Shojaei, Mehdi Taremi


Asian Cup 2015 Australia

Asian Cup 2015

Goalkeepers:
Alireza Beiranvand, Mohsen Forouzan, Alireza Haghighi

Defenders: Hashem Beikzadeh, Vouria Ghafouri, Ehsan Haj Safi, Khosrow Heidari, Jalal Hosseini, Mehrdad Pooladi, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ramin Rezaeian, Amirhossein Sadeghi

Midfielders: Vahid Amiri, Omid Ebrahimi, Javad Nekounam, Soroush Rafiei, Andranik Teymourian

Forwards: Sardar Azmoun, Karim Ansarifard, Ashkan Dejagah, Reza Ghoochannejhad, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Masoud Shojaei

Fifa World Cup 2014 Brazil

World Cup 2014

Goalkeepers:
Daniel Davari , Alireza Haghighi, Rahman Ahmadi

Defenders: Ahmad Alenemeh, Hashem Beikzadeh, Steven Beitashour, Khosrow Heidari, Jalal Hosseini, Hossein Mahini, Pejman Montazeri, Mehrdad Pooladi, Amirhossein Sadeghi

Midfielders: Ashkan Dejagah, Ghasem Hadadifar, Reza Haghighi, Javad Nekounam, Bakhtiar Rahmani, Andranik Teymourian

Forwards: Karim Ansarifard, Reza Ghoochannejhad, Khosro Heydari, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Masoud Shojaei


World Cup 2014
Iran: Team
Iran-Bosnia-Hercegovina FIFA Match Report (June 25, 2014)
Iran-Argentian FIFA Match Report (June 21, 2014)
Iran-Nigeria FIFA Match Report (June 16, 2014)
Iran statistics (BBC Sports)


Iranian American Afshin Ghotbi led Team Melli in the 2011 Asian Cup 2011 Iran National Team

Asian Cup 2011

2011 AFC Asian Cup

Goalkeepers:
Alireza Haghighi, Ebrahim Mirzapour (12), Mehdi Rahmati (1), Shahab Gordan (22)

Defenders:
Hadi Aghili (5), Ehsan Hajy Safi (11), Khosrow Heydari (2), Seyyed Jalal Hosseini (4), Pejman Montazeri, Abouzar Rahimi, Mohammad Nosrati (24), Farshid Talebi (3)

Midfielders:
Farzad Ashoubi (17), Qassem Haddadifar (15), Mehdi Kiani, Mehrzad Madanchi (11), Iman Mobali (23), Javad Nekounam (6), Mohammad Nouri (17), Pejman Nouri (18), Andranik Teymourian (14),

Strikers:
Arash Afshin (21), Karim Ansarifard (10), Mohammad Gholami (19), Mohammad Reza Khalatbari (9), Hadi Norouzi, Reza Norouzi (16), Gholamreza Rezaei (7), Masoud Shojaei (8)


2008 Iran National Team

Asian Cup 2007

Asian Cup 2007

Goalkeepers:
Hassan Roudbarian (1), Vahid Talebloo (22), Seyed Rahmati (30)

Defenders: Amir-Hossein Sadeghi (3), Rahman Rezaei (5), Seyed Jalal Hosseini (12), Hadi Aghily (15), Mohammad Nosrati (20)

Midfielders:
Mehdi Mahdavikia (2), Andranik Teymourian (4), Javad Nekounam (6), Fereydoon Zandi (7), Ali Karimi (8), Mehrzad Madanchi (11), Hossein Kaebi (13), Iman Mobali (14), Ebrahim Sadeghi (19), Masoud Shojaei (24)

Strikers:
Vahid Hashemian (9), Rasoul Khatibi (10), Reza Enayati (16), Javed Kazemian (17), Mehdi Rajabzadeh (18)

Germany 2006

FIFA World Cup 2006 Official Emblem

Goalkeepers:
Ebrahim Mirzapour (1), Hassan Roudbarian (12), Vahid Talebloo (22)

Defenders:Iran Germany 2006
Sohrab Bakhtiarizadeh (3), Yahya Golmohmmadi (4), Hossein Kaabi (13), Rahman Rezaei (5), Amir Hossein Sadeqi (19), Massoud Shojaei (23), Sattar Zare (18)

Midfielders:
Javad Kazemeian (17), Mehrzad Madanchi (21), Javad Nekounam (6), Andranik Teymourian (14), Ferydoon Zandi (7)

Strikers:
Arash Borhani (15), Ali Daei (10), Vahid Hashemian (9), Ali Karimi (8), Rasoul Khatibi (11), Reza Enayati (16), Mehdi Mahdavikia (2)


Iran World Cup 2006 Team

World Cup 2006
Iran: Team
Iran-Mexico FIFA Match Report (June 11, 2006)
Iran-Portugal FIFA Match Report (June 17, 2006)
Iran-Angola FIFA Match Report (June 21, 2006)
Iran statistics (BBC Sports)

World Cup 2002 Qualification
Iran-Ireland FIFA Match Report (Tehran-Nov. 15, 2001)
Iran-Ireland FIFA Match Report (Dublin- Nov. 10, 2001)
World Cup 2002 Qualification Results (BBC)

Roster (2001)

Goalkeepers:
Parviz Boroumand (1), Ebrahim Mirzapour (12), Davoud Fanaei (22)

Defenders:
Yahya Golmohammadi (15),Mehdi HashemiNassab (4) Afshin Peyrovani (5), Behrouz Rahbarifard (20), Rahman Rezaei (24)

Midfielders:
Karim Bagheri (6), Ali Karimi (8), Hamed Kavianpour (7),Mojahed Khaziravi (14), Pejman Jamshidi (17), Sirous Dinmohammadi (9),Mehrdad Minavand (3), Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht (11), Javad Nekonam (13)

Strikers:
Ali Daei (10),Faraz Fatemi (21), Vahid Hashemian (16),Javad Kazemian (23) Mehdi Mahdavikia (2) Ali Samereh (18), Iman Mobali (19)

This is a work in progress. Various sources were used to collect the information on the players. However, it is difficult to get accurate information on the playeres based in Iran.

Detailed Player InformationAli Daei Stamp

Team Profile (AFC)-August 2001

LG Cup Cairo-April 2001


Goalkeepers:
Parviz Boroumand, Ebrahim Mirzapour.

Defenders:
Afshin Peyrovani, Yahya Golmohammadi, Behrouz Rahbarifard, Mehdi Hasheminasab, Ali Ansarian, Younes Bahonar, Rahman Rezaei

Midfielders:
Sattar Hamedani, Hamed Kavianpour, Javad Nekonam, Pejman Jamshidi, Sirous Dinmohammadi, Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht, Ali Karimi, Mehdi Shiri.

Strikers:
Ali Samereh, Faraz Fatemi, Farhad Majidi.

Asian Cup 2000

Goolkeepers:
Parviz Boroumand, Davoud Fanaei.

Defenders:
Sohrab Bakhtiarizadeh, Yahya Golmohammadi,Sattar Hamedani, Mehdi HashemiNassab, Mohammad Reza Mahdavi, Behrouz Rahbarifard,Davoud Seyed Abasi.

Midfielders:
Karim Bagheri, Hamid Reza Estili, Ali Reza Emammifar, Esmail Halali, Ali Karimi, Hamed Kavianpour, Mehrdad Minavand, Mohammad Navazi, Daruish Yazdani.

Strikers:
Khodadad Azizi, Ali Daei, Vahid Hashemian, Mehdi Mahdavikia.


Soccer Diplomacy: US-Iran draw 1-1 at the Rose Bowl, by QH - January 16, 2000


Soccer Diplomacy: US-Iran draw 1-1 at the Rose Bowl - January 16, 2000


France 98

Iran France 98
FIFA Team Analysis 1998
Iran vs Yugoslavia - FIFA Match Report (June 14, 1998)
Iran vs United States - FIFA Match Report (June 21, 1998)
Iran vs Germany - FIFA Match Report (June 25, 1998)

Team Roster


Argentina 1978


Nasrollah Abdollahie, Javad Allahvardi, Majeed Bishkar, Iraj Danifar, Andranik Eskandarian, Hossein Faraki, Behtash Fariba, Ebrahim Ghassinpour, Ali Reza Gheshghaian, Nasser Hejazi, Ghafor Jahani, Hossein Kazerani, Mohammad Reza Korbekandi, Bahram Movadat, Hassan Nazari, Hasan Nayeb Agha, Nasser Nouri, Mohammad Sadeghi, Ali Shojaee, Hamed Teymouri, Ali Parvin, Hassan Rowshan, Mohammad Sadeghi

Iran's squad in 78 WC qualification match against South Korea, Teheran, November 11, 1977 Netherlands : Iran - FIFA Match Report (June 3, 1978)
Scotland : Iran - FIFA Match Report (June 7, 1978)
Peru : Iran - FIFA Match Report (June 11, 1978)

National Team in 1977 | II
1978 Team (Gallery)
1978 WC Team | Group Shot (Formal)
1978 Team | II | III | IV

1978 Team bench shot
Kuwait friendly preparing for Argentina
1978 Group Picture | Informal | with Forouzan
Souvenir T-shirt | Sponsor
Invitees for 78 WC preliminaries
1978 Team Leaving for Argentina
Iran-Holland Match





Manager Heshmat Mohajerani after winning the Asian Cup crown in 1976.  Nasser Hejazi  Ebrahim Ghasempour  Ghafour Jahani  Captain Ali Parvin  Akbar Kargarjam  Hassan Rowshan  Parviz Ghelichkhani  Ebrahim Ashtiani  Gholam Hossein Mazloom

Hall of Fame
Ali Parvin Holding the Asian Games Cup - 1974 Team Melli: Hall of Fame

AFC Player of the Year
Ali Karimi (2004)
Mehdi Mahdvaikia (2003)
Ali Daei (1999)
Khodadad Azizi (1996)

FIFA Ranking

CocaCola World Ranking (FIFA)
Compare Team Rankings (FIFA)

Gallery  1978 National Team
Team Melli in 1998
Team Melli in 1990s
Team Melli in 1990s
Team Melli in 1985
Team Melli in 1982
1978 WC Team | II | III | IV
Team Melli in 1977 | II | III
Team Melli in 1976
National Team with female players (1970s)
Team Melli Goalkeepers (1970s)
Parviz Mazloomi & Hassan Roshan (1975)
Youth Team 1975National Team 1974 - Asian Champs
Group shot: Parvin, Nazari, Ghasempour (1970s)
Team Melli players wearing their club jersyes (1970s) | II
Team Melli mid 70s
Team Melli mid 70s
Team Melli mid 70s
Team Melli in 1974 (Asian Champs) | closeup
74 Group: Parvin, Hejazi, Iranpak, Mojdehi
U-23 (Omid) National Team (1974)
Youth Team 1974
Team Melli pre WC 74 Team
Team Melli in 1973
Team Melli 1973 (Green Jersyes)
Team Melli in 1972 | II | III
Team Melli in 1972 (Asian Cup)
1972 Munich Olympics TeamNational Team 1970 - Asian Champs
1972 pre-olympics Team
U-23 (Omid) National Team (1970s)
U-23 (Omid) National Team (1970s)
U-21 Javanan Team (1970s)
U-21 Javanan Team (1970s)
TM Goalkeepers Hejazi & Mavedat (70s)
Behzadi | Mostafa Arab | Haghverdian | Sharafi
Team Melli fans (70s)
Team Melli early 70s
Team Melli early 70s
Army Team early 70s
Team Melli 1970
Team Melli 1969Omid (U-23) National Team - 1970s
Team Melli 1968
Team Melli late 60s
Team Melli 1964
Team Melli 1964
Team Melli 1964
Team Melli 1962
Team Melli 1960s
Team Melli - 1960s (Informal)
Team Melli - 1958
Team Melli - 1952
Team Melli - 1946

Stadiums
Amjadieh
Azadi - former Aryamehr | II | III | IV

Links
Biographies of Iranian Players & Coaches (Hamshahri)
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