Mohsen Mosalman

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Mohsen Mosalman
Personal information
Full name Mohsen Mosalman
Date of birth (1991-01-27) 27 January 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Zob Ahan
Number 11
Youth career
2006–2010 Zob Ahan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Zob Ahan 106 (13)
2010–2012 Malavan (loan) 60 (3)
2013–2014 Persepolis (loan) 11 (2)
National team
2004–2005 Iran U–14[2]
2007–2008 Iran U–20 5 (0)
2010– Iran U–23 17 (2)
2011– Iran 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

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

Mohsen Mosalman (Persian: محسن مسلمان‎, born 27 January 1991) is an Iranian football player who currently plays for Zob Ahan in Iran's Premier Football League. He is the captain of the Iran national under-23 football team. A play making midfielder, he is known for his passing and technical skills on the ball. He also holds the record for being the youngest scorer in the Iran Pro League.

Club career[edit]

Zob Ahan[edit]

He made his debut in 2007–08 season in match against Bargh Shiraz which he scored his first goal at the debut match. This makes him the youngest player in Iran's Premier Football League when he was only 16 years old and his immense goalscoring capability. He scored another goal, against Persepolis in Azadi Stadium and became the youngest player that have scored to Persepolis. He was one of the most promising young players in the season and continued his good performances in 2008–09 season for Zob Ahan. In 2009–10 season, he was not a starting line up player.

Loan to Malavan[edit]

In 2010–11 season, he was loaned to Malavan to end his conscription career. He was one of the started players for Malavan in the season with his assists.

Return to Zob Ahan[edit]

After spend two years at Malavan as loan, he returned to Zob Ahan at the end of the 2011–12 season. He rejected bids from Persepolis and Sepahan in favor of Zob Ahan stay.

Loan to Persepolis[edit]

He joined Persepolis on loan until end of 2013–14 season on 18 November 2013.[3] [4] He made his debut on match against Tractor Sazi which Persepolis defeated 0–1. Two weeks later, he scored his first goal for Persepolis in a 6–0 away victory over Mes Kerman.

International career[edit]

Under-22[edit]

He was called up by Ali Reza Mansourian to participate in the teams training camp in Italy. He captained the team Iran national under-23 football team.

Senior[edit]

On 3 October 2011, he called up to Iran national team by Carlos Queiroz.[5] Two days later, he made his debut for Iran against Palestine.[6]

Statistics[edit]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 31 March 2014
Club Division Season League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Zob Ahan Pro League 2007–08 26 5 2 0 28 5
2008–09 19 1 3 0 22 1
2009–10 25 2 4 0 6 0 35 2
Malavan 2010–11 25 1 4 0 29 1
2011–12 31 2 1 0 32 2
Zob Ahan 2012–13 32 4 3 0 35 4
201314 12 1 1 0 13 1
Persepolis 11 2 1 0 12 2
Career total 179 17 21 0 6 0 196 17
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
09–10 Zob Ahan 1
10–11 Malavan 2
11–12 8
12–13 Zob Ahan 3
13–14 2
Persepolis 2

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 22 May 2013 Muscat, Oman  Oman 1–3 1–3 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Zob Ahan
Persepolis

References[edit]

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