Amir Hossein Sadeghi
|Full name||Amir Hossein Sadeghi|
|Date of birth||6 September 1981|
|Place of birth||Tehran, Iran|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:52, 20 September 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:10, 31 March 2015 (UTC)
Amir Hossein Sadeghi (Persian: امیرحسین صادقی, born September 6, 1981 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian football player who currently plays for Iran's Premier Football League team Paykan. He plays as a defender, usually as a centre-back.
He is one of the youth products of Esteghlal, he was called up to the senior team in 2003. After five years with Esteghlal and 113 league appearances he left and signed a one-year contract with Mes in 2008.
After one season with Mes in which he made 30 appearances, Sadeghi signed a two-year contract with Esteghlal.
Sadeghi again left Esteghlal in 2011 and signed with Tractor Sazi. He played an important role in helping Tractor finish as runners-up in the Iran Pro League. In his only season with Tractor Sazi, Sadeghi made 31 appearances scoring twice.
Return to Esteghlal
He moved back to Esteghlal from Tractor Sazi in July 2012, in his first season back with Esteghlal, Sadeghi won the Iran Pro League title for the second time in his career. On 13 July 2014, Sadeghi agreed on a new two-year contract with Esteghlal, keeping him until 2016.
Club career statistics
- As of 4 June 2015
|2003–04||Esteghlal||Iran Pro League||15||1||1||0||–||–||151||1|
1 Statistics Incomplete.
- Assist Goals
He was named one of 23 members of Iranian national football team in 2006 World Cup in Germany. He became a regular player for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification but could not play any match in the actual competition as there were few arguments and differences with the coach Amir Ghalenoei in Malaysia. He was called to Team Melli again for the 2010 World Cup qualification but never played any match and while Carlos Queiroz was in charge he was invited again for the last 3 matches of 2014 World Cup qualifications where Iran qualified for the tournament while Sadeghi played all the three games. He scored his first international goal on 19 November 2013 against Lebanon in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification. On 1 June 2014, he was called into Iran's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad by Carlos Queiroz. He played the full 90 minutes in all three matches for Team Melli, and was one of Iran's key players in defense. He was called into Iran's 2015 AFC Asian Cup squad on 30 December 2014 by Carlos Queiroz.
- Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
|1.||19 November 2013||Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium, Beirut, Lebanon||Lebanon||1–0||4–1||2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
- Iran Pro League: 2003–04 (Runner-up), 2005–06, 2010–11 (Runner-up), 2012–13
- Hazfi Cup: 2003–04 (Runner-up), 2007–08
- Tractor Sazi
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|Esteghlal Tehran FC captain