Mehdi Amirabadi

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Mehdi Amirabadi
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Personal information
Full name Mehdi Amirabadi
Date of birth (1979-02-22) 22 February 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Side Back
Club information
Current team
Paykan
Number 3
Youth career
1993–1994 Vahdat
1994–1995 Bahman
1995–1996 Keshavarz
1996–1999 Saipa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2004 Saipa
2004–2012 Esteghlal 165 (4)
2012–2013 Foolad 22 (0)
2013– Paykan 15 (2)
National team
1998–2003 Iran U-23
2000–2004 Iran 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2006

Mehdi Amirabadi (Persian: مهدی امیرآبادی‎, born 22 February 1979 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian footballer. He currently plays for Iran's Premier Football League's Paykan, usually as a Side Back.

Early years[edit]

Amirabadi was born in Tehranpars, Tehran, Iran.

Club career[edit]

He joined Saipa in 1998. He joined Esteghlal F.C. in 2004. Since joining the club, he has again and again proven himself at the club scoring many vital goals as well as saving many.He has been the regular player since he joined Esteghlal on the righ side for the team. In 2012 he was chosen as the club's captain after Farhad Majidi left the club on loan to Al-Gharafa. After spending 8 seasons at Esteghlal, by end of 2011–12 season he moved to Foolad along with Esmaeil Sharifat. He left Foolad in summer 2013 and joined Azadegan League side Paykan. He helped the club to promoted back to the Iran Pro League for the 2014–15 season.

Club career statistics[edit]

Last Update 10 May 2014

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2001–02 Saipa Pro League 5 - -
2002–03 1 - -
2003–04 3 - -
2004–05 Esteghlal 19 0 0 0 - - 19 0
2005–06 21 0 0 0 - - 21 0
2006–07 21 0 - -
2007–08 28 2 - - 3
2008–09 25 2 2 1 3 0 30 3
2009–10 12 0 2 0 3 0 17 0
2010–11 25 0 3 0 4 0 32 0
2011–12 14 0 2 0 4 0 20 0
2012–13 Foolad 22 0 1 0 - - 23 0
2013–14 Paykan Division 1 15 2 0 0 - - 15 2
Career total 15 14 0
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
2005–06 Esteghlal 1
2008–09 Esteghlal 1
2010–11 Esteghlal 2
2011–12 Esteghlal 3

International career[edit]

He was part of the 2004 Asian Cup but did not play any match and never got a regular place for Team Melli.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Esteghlal

External links[edit]