Mohammad Rashid Mazaheri
Mazaheri in 2017
|Full name||Mohammad-Rashid Mazaheri|
|Date of birth||18 May 1989|
|Place of birth||Gachsaran, Iran|
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 June 2017|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 November 2017
Mazaheri spent seven years in the youth academy of Fajr Sepasi before joining the youth teams of Esteghlal Ahvaz in 2009. He started his senior career with Esteghlal Ahvaz in 2010. Previously, he played for the Moghavemat Sepasi youth team.
Mazaheri joined Zob Ahan midway through the 2013–14 season, mainly featuring as a reserve. He earned his starting place in the 2014–15 season and won the Hazfi Cup. Mazaheri lead Zob Ahan to the Round of 16 of the 2016 AFC Champions League as the first placed team in their group. In the 2018 AFC Champions League, he scored the highest goal keeper at the top of the list for the best goalkeeper this season.
Mazaheri started his career with the national team playing for Iran U-20 team. He played for the Iran U-23, and participated in the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. In May 2018 he was named in Iran’s preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[dead link]
In 2011, prior to his departure to Kyrgyzstan to participate in Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's Asian Qualifiers Preliminary Round 1, Mazaheri was involved in an altercation outside his house in Ahvaz. While reports vary, reports state that Mazaheri was physically assaulted and the windows to his house were broken. It was reported in Iranian newspapers in July 2011 that Mehdi Rahmati, Iranian international, asked as one of his conditions on joining Persepolis that "Esteghlal Ahvaz goalie" be signed as his reserve. It is widely speculated that the goalie mentioned was Mazaheri, since they both got their start in Fajr Sepasi youth ranks.
- As of 28 May 2018
|Esteghlal Ahvaz||2010–11||Azadegan League||12||0||0||0||-||-||12||0|
|Foolad||2011–12||Persian Gulf Pro League||1||0||0||0||-||-||1||0|
|Zob Ahan||2013–14||Persian Gulf Pro League||2||0||0||0||-||-||2||0|
- Statistics accurate as of match played 15 June 2018.
- Zob Ahan
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