Reza Norouzi

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Reza Norouzi
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Personal information
Full name Reza Norouzi
Date of birth (1982-09-21) September 21, 1982 (age 31)[1]
Place of birth Izeh, Iran[1]
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Persepolis
Number 10
Youth career
Azad University
Esteghlal Dezfoul
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Bargh Shiraz 10 (2)
2008–2010 Steel Azin 48 (14)
2010–2012 Foolad 50 (36)
2012–2014 Naft Tehran 35 (13)
2014– Persepolis 4 (1)
National team
2010– Iran 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 March 2014

Reza Norouzi (Persian: رضا نوروزی‎, born 21 September 1982) is an Iranian Football Forward who currently plays for Persepolis in the Iran Pro League.

Club Career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Norouzi started his career with Bargh Shiraz in Iran Pro League.

Steel Azin[edit]

Norouzi joined Steel Azin in 2008 after spending the previous year at Bargh Shiraz.[2]

Foolad[edit]

He was transferred to Foolad on 2010 and became top goal scorer of 2010–11 season.

Naft Tehran[edit]

In October 2012, Norouzi signed with Naft Tehran effective from January 2013. He scored his first goal for Naft in his debut match against Malavan. In his second season with the club he finished the season with 11 goals, one of the most in the league.

Persepolis[edit]

After becoming the Pro League's third place with Naft Tehran that was the club's best season in its history, Norouzi had offers from many teams, however, he joined Persepolis in the summer of 2014 and signed a one-year contract until end of 2014–15 season.[3] Persepolis fans nicknamed him as the Blue Killer, because he has scored nine goals against Esteghlal in three previous seasons.[4] He played his first official game for Persepolis against his former team, Naft Tehran on 1 August 2014. He was substituted in 90+2 minutes with Mehdi Taromi.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 20 August 2014
Club Division Season League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bargh Pro League 2007–08 10 2
Steel Azin Division 1 2008–09 21 8
Pro League 2009–10 27 6
Foolad 2010–11 29 24 3 1 32 25
2011–12 22 10 1 0 23 10
Naft Tehran 2012–13 9 2 0 0 9 2
2013–14 23 11 1 0 24 11
Persepolis 2014–15 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
Career total 145 67 0 0
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
09–10 Steel Azin 2
10–11 Foolad 2
11–12 Foolad 3
12–13 Naft Tehran 4
13–14 Naft Tehran 2
14–15 Persepolis 0

International career[edit]

He started his international career under Afshin Ghotbi in November 2010 against Nigeria. He also played for Iran in the 2011 AFC Asian Cup. He was selected in Iran's 30-man provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by Carlos Queiroz.[5]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Iraq Emad
Persian Gulf Cup top scorer
2010–11
Succeeded by
Iran Karim Ansarifard