Mehdi Rajabzadeh

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Mehdi Rajabzadeh
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Personal information
Date of birth (1978-06-21) June 21, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Shiraz, Iran
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Zob Ahan
Number 30
Youth career
1992–1998 Jam Shiraz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Fajr Sepasi
2003–2007 Zob Ahan 103 (49)
2007–2008 Emirates 20 (6)
2008–2009 Al-Dhafra 5 (1)
2009–2010 Mes Kerman 36 (10)
2010–2011 Zob Ahan 32 (6)
2011–2012 Fajr Sepasi 32 (10)
2012– Zob Ahan 67 (21)
National team
2004–2008 Iran 16 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 February 2008

Mehdi Rajabzadeh (Persian: مهدی رجب‌زاده‎; born June 21, 1978) is an Iranian football player currently playing for Zob Ahan in Iran Pro League.

Club career[edit]

Rajabzadeh started his career at Fajr Sepasi where he impressed enough to be transferred to Zob Ahan FC in 2003. During the 2006/07 season Rajabzadeh became the top goalscorer by scoring 17 goals. He is one of the top all time IPL goalscorers.

Club career statistics[edit]

Last Update 26 October 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 Fajr Iran Pro League 2 2 0
2002–03 1
2003–04 Zob Ahan 21 9 5 0
2004–05 23 9
2005–06 29 14
2006–07 30 17
United Arab Emirates League President's Cup Asia Total
2007–08 Emirates UAE Pro League 20 6
2008–09 Dhafra 5 1
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2008–09 Mes Kerman Iran Pro League 4 0 0 0 4 0
2009–10 32 10 7 4
2010–11 Zob Ahan 32 6 1 0 11 1 44 7
2011–12 Fajr Sepasi 32 10 1 0 33 10
2012–13 Zob Ahan 32 9 0 0 32 9
2013–14 11 4 1 0 12 4
2014–15 10 4 2 3 12 7
Total Iran 93 25 5
United Arab Emirates 25 6
Career total 99 25 5
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
05–06 Zob Ahan 10
06–07 Zob Ahan 7
08–09 Mes 1
09–10 Mes 2
10–11 Zob Ahan 3
11–12 Fajr Sepasi 2
12–13 Zob Ahan 1
13–14 Zob Ahan 1

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Iran against Qatar in February 2004. In October 2006, he joined Team Melli in an LG cup tournament held in Jordan. He scored his first goal for Iran on October 4, 2006 in a match against Iraq.

As of February 2008, he has 17 caps and 4 goals for Iran.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 October 2006 Amman International Stadium, Amman  Iraq 1–0 2–0 Friendly
2 12 January 2007 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 1–0 2–0 Friendly
3 20 June 2007 Amman International Stadium, Amman  Palestine 2–0 2–0 WAFF 2007
4 22 June 2007 Amman International Stadium, Amman  Jordan 1–0 1–0 WAFF 2007

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Iran Reza Enayati
Persian Gulf Cup top scorer
2006–07
Succeeded by
Iran Hadi Asghari
Iran Mohsen Khalili