Mehrdad Oladi

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Mehrdad Oladi
Personal information
Full name Mehrdad Oladi Ghadikolaei
Date of birth (1985-05-25) 25 May 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Ghaemshahr, Mazandaran, Iran
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Malavan
Youth career
2001–2003 Persepolis Ghaemshahr
2003–2006 Persepolis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Persepolis 48 (9)
2006 Al-Shabab (loan) ? (0)
2006–2007 Al-Shabab 11 (3)
2007 Persepolis (loan) 9 (3)
2008–2009 Al-Shabab 27 (8)
2009–2011 Malavan 32 (16)
2011–2012 Persepolis 18 (1)
2012–2013 Malavan 24 (3)
2013 Naft Tehran 10 (2)
2013–2014 Esteghlal 7 (0)
2014– Malavan 0 (0)
National team
2004 Iran U-20 3 (4)
2005–2007 Iran U-23 15 (2)
2005 Iran B 6 (6)
2009– Iran 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 January 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2013

Mehrdad Oladi (Persian: مهرداد اولادی‎, born May 25, 1985) is an Iranian footballer who plays for Malavan in the Iran Pro League. He usually plays in the striker position.

Club career[edit]

Start with Persepolis[edit]

Mehrdad Oladi started his career at IPL giants Persepolis before moving to Dubai outfit Al-Shabab for one season. In August 2006, he returned to Persepolis on a loan deal but moved back to Al-Shabab in March 2007 where he still has one year left of his two-year deal to serve.

He scored the winning goal in 61st match of Tehran derby on 3 November 2006 against Esteghlal, rivals of Persepolis. There had been interest shown by many Turkish and other European teams towards Oladi and his Iranian compatriot Mehrzad Madanchi.

Loan return to Persepolis[edit]

In September 2007, Oladi cancelled his contract with Al-Shabab and urgently went to the United States to deal with a family matter.

He returned to the United Arab Emirates in February 2008 and signed a six month contract with Al-Shabab. In August 2012, Oladi was on trial with La Liga side, Xerez CD but move was cancelled.[1]

He joined Malavan in the summer of 2009. Alongside with Pejman Nouri, they had two great seasons with Malavan, reaching the final of the Hazfi Cup. He was the top scorer for Malavan with 15 goals in the 2010–11 season. In four games played in the Hazfi Cup, he scored five times.

Second return to Persepolis[edit]

He laid two seasons for Malavan and moved to Persepolis in the summer of 2011 and was used as a winger and striker. He returned to Malavan after one season at Persepolis in 2012. On 6 July 2013, he signed with Naft Tehran with a contract running until 2015.

Esteghlal[edit]

He joined Esteghlal in 11 November 2013, with a one and half year contract.[2]

Malavan[edit]

Oladi was released by Esteghlal in June 2014 and signed a contract with Malavan.

Club career statistics[edit]

  • Last update: 17 January 2014
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2003–04 Persepolis Pro League 5 0
2004–05 22 8
2005–06 16 1
United Arab Emirates League President's Cup Asia Total
2005–06 Al-Shabab UAE League 0
2006–07 11 3 11 3
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2006–07 Persepolis Pro League 9 3 1 0 10 3
United Arab Emirates League President's Cup Asia Total
2008–09 Al-Shabab UAE League 18 7 4 1 5 0 27 8
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2009–10 Malavan Pro League 7 2 1 2 8 4
2010–11 25 14 6 6 31 20
2011–12 Persepolis 17 1 1 0 0 0 18 1
2012–13 Malavan 24 3 0 0 24 3
2013–14 Naft Tehran 10 2 0 0 10 2
Esteghlal 19 2 4 1 2 0 25 3
Total Iran 126 33 15 10 0 0 141 42
United Arab Emirates 10 5 0
Career total 43 5 0
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
10-11 Malavan 5
11–12 Persepolis 0

International career[edit]

Oladi was a member of Iran national under-23 football team that participated at the 2006 Asian Games. He made his debut in 3 September 2010 against China.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 24 September 2010 Amman International Stadium, Amman  Bahrain 3–0 3–0 2010 WAFF

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