Farshid Esmaeili

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Farshid Esmaeili
Farshid Esmaeili November 2016.jpg
Personal information
Full name Farshid Esmaeili
Date of birth (1994-02-23) 23 February 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Bandar Lengeh, Iran
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Esteghlal
Number 88
Youth career
2006–2011 Badr Hormozgan
2011–2012 Fajr Sepasi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Fajr Sepasi 35 (3)
2015– Esteghlal 44 (3)
National team
2011–2012 Iran U20 14 (2)
2013–2016 Iran U23 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 February 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 January 2016

Farshid Esmaeili (Persian: فرشید اسماعیلی‎‎; born 23 February 1994)[1] is an Iranian footballer, who plays for Esteghlal in the Persian Gulf Pro League.

Club career[edit]

Esmaeili started his career with Badr Hormozgan from youth levels. In summer 2011 he joined Fajr Sepasi U–20 and after a good season[2] he was promoted to the first team.[3] He made his debut for Fajr Sepasi in a 6–1 win against Damash on 15 September 2012.[4]

On 5 July 2015, Esmaeili joined Iranian Pro League club Esteghlal on a three-year contract. He is regarded as one of the next best midfielders in Iran.[5][6] He scored his first goal in Esteghlal club against Sepahan with a long distance shot in a 3-0 away win. He scored a goal and assisted one during Esteghlal's 3–2 win in Tehran derby on 12 February 2017 and was named as best player of the match.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 3 March 2017
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2012–13 Fajr Sepasi Pro League 17 2 1 0 18 2
2013–14 4 0 0 0 4 0
2014–15 Azadegan League 14 1 1 1 141 11
2015–16 Esteghlal Pro League 15 1 5 0 20 1
2016–17 26 2 3 0 3 1 32 3
2017–18 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 80 6 101 01 3 0 861 61

1 Statistics Incomplete.

  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
15–16 Esteghlal 1

International career[edit]

U20[edit]

He was part of Iran U–20 during 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification, 2012 CIS Cup, 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship and 2012 AFC U-19 Championship.

U23[edit]

He invited to Iran U-23 training camp by Nelo Vingada[7] to preparation for Incheon 2014 and 2016 AFC U-22 Championship (Summer Olympic qualification). He named in Iran U23 final list for Incheon 2014.[8]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

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