Amir Arsalan Motahari
|Full name||Amir Arsalan Motahari|
|Date of birth||March 10, 1993|
|Place of birth||Garmsar, Iran|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 January 2016
He started his career with Steel Azin U19. He also played at Damash Tehran youth levels. Later he joined Moghavemat Tehran U21 and helped them to become champions in 2013–14 U21 Tehran Asia Vision Premier League.
He joined Naft Tehran on May 26, 2014 with a three-year contract. He made his debut against Rah Ahan on August 7, 2014 as a substitute for Hossein Ebrahimi. He also scored his first goal for Naft, in 1–1 draw against Gostaresh. On 18 March 2015, Motahari scored in Naft's 2–1 win against Al Shabab which was the club's first group stage victory in the AFC Champions League.
Club career statistics
- As of 25 July 2016
He was invited to the Iran U-23 training camp by Nelo Vingada as preparation for the 2014 Asian Games. He was called into Iran's squad for the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification. Motahari was named the best player of the 2015 WAFF U-23 Championship in October 2015 scoring three goals, including one in the final against Syria which Iran won 2–0. On 12 January 2016 Motahari scored Iran's first goal and assisted the second in their 2–0 victory against Syria in the first match of the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship.
- Naft Tehran
- Iran U23
- WAFF U-23 Championship Best Player : 2015
- Persian Gulf Pro League Young Footballer of the Year : 2014–15
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-06-28. Retrieved 2014-08-07.
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