Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh
|Full name||Mohammadreza Khanzadeh Darabi|
|Date of birth||May 11, 1991|
|Place of birth||Tehran, Iran|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Full Back / Centre Back|
|2013–2014||→ Zob Ahan (loan)||19||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 September 2015.
Mohammadreza Khanzadeh (Persian: محمدرضا خانزاده; born May 11, 1991) is an Iranian football defender who currently plays for FC Mashhad in the Persian Gulf Pro League. He is also plays in the Iran national football team.
In 2009 Khanzadeh joined the Rah Ahan first team. Under the guidance of Ali Daei, Khanzadeh broke into the first team lineup late on in the season. He played in 9 games, starting in 8 and receiving 2 yellow card.
He signed a three-years contract with Persepolis on 2 June 2012. He made his debut for The Reds on 16 September 2012 while he used as a substitute against Naft Tehran. After playing good games for his side, fans called him Persepolis' Raphaël Varane.
Loan to Zob Ahan
Return to Persepolis
Khanzadeh returned to Persepolis before the start of 2014–15 season after spending six months at Zob Ahan. On 22 April 2015 Khanzadeh and several team-mates was involved in an altercation with a Persepolis fan in Doha after Persepolis' 3–0 loss to Lekhwiya in the 2015 AFC Champions League. On 28 April 2015 the Iranian Football Disciplinary Committee banned Khanzadeh from competing in any competitive matches in Iran for nine months, however he was allowed to continue to train with Persepolis.
Club career statistics
- As of 26 May 2015
|Rah Ahan||Pro League||2009–10||0||0||0||0||–||–||0||0|
- Assist goals
He was called up by Carlos Queiroz for the Team Meli training camp in Turkey and the match against Albania in May 2012, he however did not play in the match. He was selected in Iran's 30-man provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by Carlos Queiroz. He was a stand-by player for Team Melli in the tournament. Khanzadeh was not selected in Iran's final squad for 2015 AFC Asian Cup. However, he was subsequently named as the replacement for the injured Hashem Beikzadeh.
- "Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh Defence". EuroSport. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
- Khanzadeh joins Persepolis
- Firdt Game Persepolis
- Khanzadeh Loan to Zob Ahan
- "بازیکنان اعزامی تیم ملی امید به اینچئون مشخص شد". ffiri.ir. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
- "Team Melli final 30 given to FIFA". Persian Football. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- Khanzadeh replaces injured Beikzadeh in Iran's Asian Cup squad
- Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh at PersianLeague.com
- Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh profile at Soccerway
- FFIRI profile
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