Alireza Azizi

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Alireza Azizi
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Personal information
Date of birth 14 January 1949 (1949-01-14) (age 70)[1]
Place of birth Abadan, Iran[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1975 Homa
1975–1979 Persepolis
1979 Bank Melli
National team
1972–1976 Iran 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alireza Azizi (Persian: علیرضا عزیزی‎, born 14 January 1949) is a retired Iranian association football midfielder.

Azizi was the second child in a family of five siblings. He started his professional career in Homa, where he could reach the third place in the Iranian league in 1975. Afterwards he changed to Persepolis F.C., where he could win the Iranian championship in 1976 and reach the runner-up position in 1977 and in 1978. After the Iranian Revolution he remained playing for Persepolis winning the Iranian nationwide tournament Espandi Cup before changing to Bank Melli F.C..[2]

He was a member of the Iranian squad competing in the football tournament of the Olympic Tournament in Munich in 1972, winning the Asia Cup 1976 in Tehran and reaching the quarterfinals of the Olympic Tournament in Montreal in 1976.

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 June 1976 Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran, Iran  South Yemen 8–0 Won 1976 AFC Asian Cup
2. 8 June 1976 Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran, Iran  South Yemen 8–0 Won 1976 AFC Asian Cup
Correct as of 6 January 2015[3]


  1. ^ Alireza AZIZI.
  2. ^ a b Ali Reza Azizi.
  3. ^ Profile: Alireza AZIZI.

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