Masoud Boroumand

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Masoud Boroumand
Personal information
Full name Amir Masoud Boroumand
Date of birth (1928-11-12)12 November 1928
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Date of death 8 March 2011(2011-03-08) (aged 82)
Place of death Tehran, Iran
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945 Shahbaz
1946–1958 Shahin
1958–1962 Washington University Bears
National team
1947–1958 Iran 13 (10)
1960–1963 Lebanon
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dr. Amir Masoud Boroumand (12 November 1928 – 8 March 2011) was an Iranian footballer. He played as a forward and was the Iran national football team's captain during the 1950s. He also played for the Lebanon national football team for three years[1] whilst studying in Lebanon, two years as captain.

Club career[edit]

In 1945, Boroumand he started his club career with Shahbaz F.C. which was Shahin F.C.'s Third Team. The following year he became a reserve player for Shahin F.C. and in 1947 he became a starter in Shahin's team and stayed with the club until 1958.

Whilst studying for a PhD at Washington University, he played club football in the USA and won the double 1958 Eastern USA Soccer League and Eastern USA Soccer Cup.

He has been part of Board of Directors of Shahin F.C. from 1984 until his death in 2011.

International career[edit]

He won his first cap for Iran national football team on October 26, 1947 in a friendly match played in Tehran between Iran and Turkey. He scored Iran's only goal in that match when Iran lost 3-1. He was the captain of Iran national football team during the 1950s. He participated in 1951 Asian Games and 1958 Asian Games.

He holds a bachelor's and master's degree majoring in management from American University of Beirut whilst studying in Lebanon, he played for Lebanon national football team for a period of 3 years. In his second year wearing the Lebanese jersey he became captain of the Lebanon national football team and became known as (Arabic: امیر الایرانی‎‎ The Iranian Prince).[2] His most memorable game for Lebanon was against Yugoslavia national football team when he scored Lebanon's both goals in a 3-2 defeat to the aforsaid.

International goals[edit]


Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Goals
1947-10-26 Tehran, Iran  Turkey 1-3 International Match 1
1948-10-28 Tehran, Iran  Turkey 1-1 International Match 1
1950-05-30 Istanbul, Turkey  Turkey 2-2 International Match 1
1950-10-26 Tehran, Iran Afghanistan Afghanistan 4-0 International Match 2
1950-10-27 Tehran, Iran  Pakistan 5-1 International Match 3
1951-03-04 New Delhi, India Myanmar Burma 2-0 1951 Asian Games 1
1951-03-09 New Delhi, India Japan Japan 3-2 1951 Asian Games 1


Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Goals
Beirut, Lebanon  Yugoslavia 2-3 International Match 2



  1. ^ Kayhan Publishing, Special Edition 30 Years of History of Persepolis F.C., From Shahin to Piroozi'
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