Shahryar Dastan

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Shahryar Dastan
Personal information
Full name Shahryar Dastan
Date of birth (1976-03-18) March 18, 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Saipa
1999 Esteghlal Tehran
2000–2001 Paykan
2002 Teraktor Sazi Tabriz
2003 Al Yarmouk
2004 Saipa
2005–2008 Homa
2009 Shahrdari Mahshahr
2010 Hollywood United Hitmen 1 (0)
2010–2011 Missouri Comets (indoor) 8 (0)
2011 Los Angeles Blues 16 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 13, 2011.

† Appearances (goals)

Shahryar Dastan (born March 18, 1976 in Tehran) is an Iranian footballer.



Dastan played extensively in the Iranian football league system, for Saipa, Esteghlal Tehran, Paykan, Teraktor Sazi Tabriz, Nadial Yarmouk, Homa and Shahrdari Mahshahr. He was part of the Saipa team which won back-to-back Azadegan League championships in 1994 and 1995, and competed in the 1995–96 Asian Club Championship, in which Saipa finished in fourth place.

United States[edit]

Dastan came to the United States in 2010, and played for the Hollywood United Hitmen in the USL Premier Development League. After spending a brief period playing professional indoor soccer with the Missouri Comets in the Major Indoor Soccer League,[1] Dastan signed with the expansion Los Angeles Blues of the new USL Professional League in February 2011.[2] After completing his playing career, he has become a youth coach.


Dastan was part of the Iranian Youth National Team from 1991 to 1993, and played for the Iranian national futsal team at the 2001 Tiger Cup futsal championship in Singapore.


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