Hossein Mahini

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Hossein Mahini
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Personal information
Full name Hossein Mahini
Date of birth (1986-09-16) 16 September 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Bushehr, Iran[1]
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
Persepolis
Number 13
Youth career
2001–2005 Iranjavan
2005–2006 Esteghlal Ahvaz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Esteghlal Ahvaz 95 (3)
2010–2012 Zob Ahan 61 (3)
2012– Persepolis 97 (3)
2015–2016 Malavan (loan) 20 (1)
National team
2006–2008 Iran U23 12 (0)
2011– Iran 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 November 2016

Hossein Mahini (Persian: حسین ماهینی‎‎; born September 16, 1986) is an Iranian Footballer who plays for Persian Gulf Pro League side Persepolis and the Iran national football team as a Defender.[2]

Club career[edit]

Persepolis[edit]

On 7 July 2012 he signed a two-year contract with Tehran's giants, Persepolis.[3] 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 returned to Persepolis in May 2016 after completing his service at Malavan.[4]

International career[edit]

He was invited to Iran national football team by Carlos Queiroz for the first time.[5] 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 called into Iran's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad by Carlos Queiroz.[6] He was unused substitute in the tournament, where Iran eliminated in the group stages.

Honours[edit]

Zob Ahan[edit]

Persepolis[edit]

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