|Full name||Hossein Mahini|
|Date of birth||16 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Bushehr, Iran|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Full back, Defensive Midfielder|
|2015–2016||→ Malavan (loan)||20||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 October 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2018
Hossein Mahini (Persian: حسین ماهینی; born September 16, 1986) is an Iranian footballer who plays for the Persian Gulf Pro League side Persepolis and the Iran national football team as a defender.
On 7 July 2012, he signed a two-year contract with the leading Tehran team, Persepolis. Mahini is known for his speed and crossing. On 2 May 2014, Mahini extended his contract with Persepolis until 2017. However, he agreed to a loan move to Malavan on 20 October 2014 to spend his conscription service, effective from 1 January 2015.
He was recruited to the Iran national football team by Carlos Queiroz for the first time. Previously, Mahini was a Iran national under-23 football team player and won Bronze Medal at 2006 Asian Games. On 1 June 2014, he was brought into Iran's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad by Queiroz. He was an unused substitute in the tournament, in which Iran was eliminated in the group stages.
Club career statistics
- As of 4 October 2019
|Club||Division||Season||League||Cup and Super Cup||Asia||Total|
|Esteghlal Ahvaz||Pro League||2005–06||8||0||0||0||–||–||8||0|
- Zob Ahan
- Persian Gulf Pro League (3): 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
- Hazfi Cup (1): 2018–19
- Iranian Super Cup (3): 2017, 2018, 2019
- AFC Champions League runner-up: 2018
- Iran U23
- Iran Football Federation official web site Archived 21 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine
- Mahini joins Persepolis Archived 9 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine
- Queiroz announces his second squad
- "Queiroz trims Iran squad to 24". FIFA.com. 1 June 2014. Archived from the original on 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
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