Adel Ferdosipour

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Adel Ferdosipour
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Adel Ferdosipour

(1974-10-03) 3 October 1974 (age 44)
ResidenceTehran, Iran
EducationSharif University of Technology, Tehran
OccupationTelevision sports commentator
EmployerIRIB & Sharif University of Technology
Home townRafsanjan
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Adel Ferdosipour (Persian: عادل فردوسی‌پور; born 3 October 1974), is an Iranian journalist, translator, university teacher, football commentator and television show host and producer. He was the host and producer of the popular TV show Navad (ninety in Persian language, referencing the standard duration of an association football match).


Ferdosipour was born on 3 October 1974 in the Yazd, to a family who originally comes from the city of Rafsanjan in Kerman province. Ferdosipour attended Zoghi Elementary School, before graduating to attend Alborz High School. He received his master's degree in industrial engineering from Sharif University of Technology. Adel is a close friend of Ali Daei as they both attended the same university. He is a member and the captain of celebrities team in Iran.[2]

Ferdosipour voted for Mir Hossein Mousavi in the 2009 Iranian presidential elections.[3]


Adel Ferdosipour is considered to be one of the most popular public figures in Iran, due to his honesty, sincerity, and even questioning and disagreeing with high authority officials. His program, which airs on Monday nights, has an audience of over 30 million (40 million has also been stated by some sources). Newsweek Magazine considered Ferdosipour among 20 powerful persons of Iran in 2009 because of his widespread popularity.[4]


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  1. ^ "Adel Ferdosipour is born in Yazd".
  2. ^ Tabnak in Persian Archived 2011-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
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  4. ^ "The 20 Most Powerful People in Iran". Newsweek. 2009-05-22. Archived from the original on 2017-08-23. Retrieved 2018-01-17.

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