Sardar azmoun Stats, Injury, Instagram, News, Salary & More

Iranian footballer

Sardar Azmoun

Azmoun with Zenit Saint Petersburg in 2021
Personal information
Full name Sardar Azmoun
Date of birth (1995-01-01) 1 January 1995 (age 27)
Place of birth Gonbad-e Kavus, Iran
Height 186 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Bayer Leverkusen
Number 9
Youth career
2004–2008 Oghab Gonbad
2008–2009 Shamoushak Gorgan
2009–2010 Etka Gorgan
2010–2013 Sepahan
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Rubin Kazan 27 (5)
2015–2016 → Rostov (loan) 35 (12)
2016–2017 Rostov 27 (7)
2017–2019 Rubin Kazan 40 (9)
2019–2022 Zenit Saint Petersburg 79 (52)
2022– Bayer Leverkusen 17 (1)
National team
2009–2011 Iran U17 6 (7)
2011–2014 Iran U20 19 (19)
2015 Iran U23 4 (4)
2014– Iran 66 (41)
Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 30 September 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 21 November 2022

Sardar Azmoun (Persian: سردار آزمون; born 1 January 1995) is an Iranian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and the Iran national team

Azmoun made his debut for the Iran national team in 2014 aged 19 He has been a regular with Team Melli playing in the 2015 and 2019 AFC Asian Cup as well as the 2018 FIFA World Cup

After Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Azmoun is the second-most expensive Iranian player of all-time He is the youngest Iranian to score in a UEFA Champions League game

Club career

Early years

According to Sardar, he was first introduced to the sport when he started to kick balls on a family trip in Turkmenistan when he was 9 He began his career at Oghab Gonbad of Gonbad-e Kavus He also played volleyball and was invited to Iran’s national under-15 volleyball team After some years, he joined Shamoushak Gorgan, before joining Etka Gorgan, who were playing in Division 1 (the second tier) in Iran at the time

Sepahan

At age 15, Azmoun joined Sepahan’s youth ranks While he appeared for the club during their pre-season friendlies abroad in Turkey, he did not make a professional appearance for the club as Sepahan won the 2011–12 Iran Pro League and lifted the trophy

During the 2012–13 season, thanks to Azmoun’s great display in Iran’s youth team, Sardar became sought after by a couple of European clubs, namely Rubin Kazan Azmoun became Iran’s youngest Legionnaire when later that year he transferred to Rubin Kazan at the age of 17

Rubin Kazan

2012–13 season

In January 2013, Azmoun received an offer from Russian team Rubin Kazan to join them; meanwhile he had interest from two Iranian teams, Persepolis and Esteghlal, as well as an offer for first team contract in Sepahan He chose to work with Turkmen speaking Kurban Berdyev and became Iran’s first football player in the Russian Premier League In his first season at the club, he made 8 appearances for his club’s reserve team, scoring two goals and receiving one yellow card He was also picked for the 18-man match day squad on a number of occasions, but failed to make his senior debut

2013–14 season

Azmoun in training with Rubin Kazan

On 25 July 2013, Azmoun made his debut for the senior team in a UEFA Europa League match against Jagodina, coming on as a 73rd-minute substitute as Rubin won 1–0 On 29 August, he scored his first goal in just his second senior appearance for Rubin in a 3–0 Europa League win against Molde, coming on as a substitute in the 64th minute He made his league debut with a goal and an assist on 6 October 2013, coming on as a substitute in the 72nd minute in a 5–1 win over Anzhi Makhachkala

On 27 March 2014, English Premier League side Arsenal reportedly made a £2 million offer to Kazan for the transfer of 19-year-old Azmoun, sparking interest from AC Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Tottenham, and Barcelona as well

Three days later, he scored his second league goal for Rubin Kazan in a 2–1 defeat to Rostov On 6 April, he scored a goal in Rubin Kazan’s defeat to Zenit St Petersburg In a match against Krylia Sovetov on 10 May, Azmoun came on as a substitute in the 55th minute, scoring a goal and providing an assist in a 4–0 win

2014–15 season

On 4 July 2014, Rubin Kazan announced through their official website that Azmoun would remain at the club despite transfer offers from Arsenal, Liverpool and Zenit St Petersburg He scored Rubin Kazan’s goal in a 1–1 draw against Hellas Verona in a pre-season friendly match on 27 July 2014 He scored his first goal of the season in a 1–1 draw against Terek Grozny in the 87th minute On 30 October, he scored a goal in their victory over Spartak Moscow in the 2014–15 Russian Cup

Rostov

Azmoun playing for Rostov against Kuban Krasnodar on 16 March 2015

On 26 February 2015, Azmoun signed a three-and-a-half-month loan deal with relegation-battling Russian Premier League club FC Rostov until the end of the season On 16 March, Azmoun came on as a substitute in the 73rd minute and scored the match winner in the 88th minute against Kuban Krasnodar Azmoun again found the back of the net on 26 April 2015 in Rostov’s 2–2 draw against Dynamo Moscow His good performance earned him a place on the Russian Premier League Team of the Week He scored Rostov’s winning goal in the relegation play-offs on 7 June

2015–16 season

At the end of the 2014–15 season, Azmoun extended his loan deal with Rostov until the end of the 2015–16 season He scored his first goal of the season on 22 August 2015 in a 2–1 loss to CSKA Moscow After his good performances in the first half of the season, he was linked with English Premier League club Stoke City Later in March 2016 he was also linked with a move to English side Everton

After a long goalless drought, Azmoun scored in Rostov’s 3–0 win against Zenit Saint Petersburg on 24 April 2016 He scored a brace in a 3–1 victory over Dynamo Moscow on 12 May 2016, which kept Rostov in second place and in contention for the Russian Premier League championship On 16 May 2016 with his goal, Rostov defeated Ural 1–0 and clinched at least an UEFA Champions League play–off spot for the 2016–17 season His goal against Ural was his fifth consecutive game with a goal which included 6 goals in 5 games

On the last day of the Russian Premier League on 21 May 2016 needing a win and CSKA Moscow to drop points to become champions, Azmoun assisted Rostov’s first goal in their 2–0 win against Terek Grozny However, CSKA won their match and Rostov finished as runners up, thus securing a UEFA Champions League playoff spot

Azmoun finished seventh in league scoring with nine goals, despite getting half as much playing time as some other top scorers He was also voted as the fifth most valuable player of the league, narrowly behind players such as Fyodor Smolov, Moussa Doumbia, and Brazilian superstar Hulk

2016–17 season

Azmoun in a match against Ajax in 2016

Initially it was announced that Azmoun would return to Rubin Kazan However, Rostov triggered the buy out clause in Azmoun’s contract Rubin Kazan denied this clause and claimed Azmoun was their player Rubin lodged a complaint with FIFA FC Rostov filed a counter-complaint with the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and on 22 July 2016 CAS temporarily ruled in favour of Azmoun and he was included in Rostov’s UEFA Champions League squad According to Rostov’s lawyer Yuri Zaytsev, the final CAS decision on his status might not be reached until late 2016 or even the summer of 2017

Azmoun made his Champions League debut on 26 July 2016 in the first leg of a third-round qualifying round match against Anderlecht at Olimp – 2, coming on for Aleksandr Bukharov at the 56th minute He started in the return leg on 3 August 2016 and scored his first Champions League goal in the 47th minute, helping Rostov advance 4–2 on aggregate He scored his second Champions League goal on 24 August 2016 in the return leg of the playoff round match against Ajax, scoring the opening goal in a 4–1 victory which resulted in Rostov advancing to the group stage of the Champions League for the first time Azmoun scored on 1 November 2016 in a Rostov’s 2–1 Champions League group stage loss against Atlético Madrid In the process, he became the first Iranian to score in the Champions League group stage since Ali Karimi in 2005 On 23 November 2016, Azmoun scored his second Champions League goal in the group stage against Bayern Munich at home, leading Rostov to a 3–2 victory and their first ever official Champions League group stage win

After his good performances and goals in the UEFA Champions League, Azmoun drew interest from European giants such as Marseille, Liverpool, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, and Bayer Leverkusen

On 6 November 2016, Azmoun scored his first Russian Premier League goal of the 2016–17 season in a 4–1 victory He scored his second goal of the season on 28 November against Anzhi Makhachkala On 26 January 2017, FIFA rejected appeals by Rubin Kazan related to Azmoun’s transfer to Rostov and ruled that there were no obligations outstanding towards Rubin On 3 March 2017, in the first league game after the end of the winter break, Azmoun scored twice in a 6–0 victory against FC Tom Tomsk He scored another brace against his former side Rubin Kazan

After the end of the 2016–17 season, Azmoun received interest from Scottish side Celtic, English Premier League club Everton, and La Liga side Valencia

Return to Rubin Kazan

Azmoun playing for Rubin Kazan in 2017

In June 2017, Azmoun returned to Rubin Kazan He appeared in a friendly on 28 June 2017 as a second-half substitute, wearing number 69 FC Rostov confirmed the transfer agreement with Rubin on 14 July 2017

Zenit Saint Petersburg

On 1 February 2019, he signed a 35-year contract with Zenit St Petersburg Sardar scored two goals and registered one assist in his debut start for Zenit against Fenerbahçe in the Round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League He was chosen as the Player of the Week for his outstanding performance by UEFA On 2 March 2019, he scored the only goal of the game to give Zenit a 1–0 victory over FC Ural Yekaterinburg in his Russian Premier League debut for the team On 31 March 2019, in a home game he doubled against FC Orenburg On 17 September 2019, Azmoun scored the first goal of the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League group stage in his Champions League debut for Zenit against Olympique Lyonnais With a goal against Benfica in the following match, he surpassed Mehdi Mahdavikia and Ali Daei to become the most prolific Iranian goal scorer in the UEFA Champions League with four goals

On 5 July 2020, he scored twice in a 4–2 victory over FC Krasnodar that secured a second consecutive Russian Premier League title for Zenit On 22 July 2020, the last day of the 2019–20 Russian Premier League season, he scored his 17th goal in the league to finish as co-top scorer of the league with his teammate Artem Dzyuba

On 2 May 2021, he scored a hat-trick to bring his league season scoring total to 19, as Zenit secured their third title in a row in a 6–1 victory over second-place FC Lokomotiv Moscow He was overtaken as the league top scorer by his teammate Artem Dzyuba in the last game of the season on 16 May 2021 when Dzyuba scored four to bring his total to 20 He was voted RPL Player of the Season for the 2020–21 Russian Premier League season

Bayer Leverkusen

On 22 January 2022, Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen announced that Azmoun had signed a pre-contract to join the club on a free transfer on 1 July 2022 He signed a five-year contract with Die Werkself On 30 January, Zenit announced that the clubs have agreed on a winter transfer and Azmoun would move to Bayer Leverkusen immediately

During the 2022 Mahsa Amini protests, Azmoun took a public stance against the Iranian government He indicated his public views could cost him the ability to play in the World Cup, but he said “That is worth sacrificing for one strand of Iranian women’s hair” He was nevertheless allowed to play in a friendly against Senegal, at which he scored an equalizing goal which he declined to celebrate

International career

Azmoun playing for Iran against Sergio Ramos of Spain, 2018 FIFA World Cup

Azmoun playing for Iran against Portugal, 2018 FIFA World Cup

Youth

Azmoun broke out while representing the Iran U-20 side when he was first called up for the 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship, becoming the top scorer of the tournament before repeating the feat in the 2012 Commonwealth of Independent States Cup, scoring seven goals in six games On 8 October 2013, he played for the U-20 team during the 2014 AFC U-19 Championship qualification in Kerman In a match against Lebanon, he captained the team by scoring two goals, assisting one and drawing a penalty

Azmoun was called into the U-23’s team for Olympic qualifiers in March 2015 He was the tournament’s leading goalscorer going into the final matchday with 4 goals in 3 matches As the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship was not held during the FIFA International Match Calendar, he was not released by Rostov

Senior

On 5 October 2013, Azmoun was called up to the Iranian national football team against Thailand by Carlos Queiroz He was selected in Iran’s 28-man provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by Queiroz but was one of five players being dropped from the final squad

Azmoun celebrating his goal against Vietnam in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Azmoun made his senior debut on 26 May 2014 in a friendly match against Montenegro, coming on as a substitute in the 60th minute for Reza Ghoochannejhad However, he was not included in Iran’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, announced on 1 June 2014 He scored his first goal on 18 November 2014 in a 1–0 friendly win over South Korea Azmoun was called into Iran’s 2015 AFC Asian Cup squad on 30 December 2014 by Carlos Queiroz He scored a goal in the next match, a 1–0 friendly win over rivals Iraq He then scored the winner in the second game of the Asian Cup with a great piece of individual skill against Qatar He also opened the scoring against Iraq in the quarter-finals with a header

On 16 June 2015, Azmoun scored a goal against Turkmenistan in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier On 3 September 2015, he scored his first senior brace in a 6–0 defeat of Guam in the World Cup qualifiers He scored his first hat-trick for Iranian national team in 3–0 win over Macedonia at Philip II Arena on 2 June 2016 Eight days later, he scored the first goal in Iran’s 2–0 win over Uzbekistan which secured qualification to the 2018 FIFA World Cup In June 2018 he was named in Iran’s final squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia He made his first World Cup appearance in a 1–0 victory over Morocco in their first group stage match on 15 June

Azmoun retired from International football at the age of 23 just after Iran’s 2018 World Cup exit due to heavy criticism he faced from fans The criticism caused his mother’s illness to worsen and as a result, Azmoun chose to retire to be by his mother’s side

In October 2018, Azmoun returned to the Iranian national team and was called up for 2019 AFC Asian Cup by Carlos Queiroz

Style of play

Azmoun has been praised for his aerial ability, creativity, and bursts of acceleration He has been referred to as a young Zlatan Ibrahimović and has also been called the Iranian Messi by mainly British media

Azmoun has also been touted to be the heir of legendary Iranian striker Ali Daei

Personal life

Azmoun was born into a Sunni family of Iranian Turkmen origin He speaks Turkmen and Persian fluently, and is fond of riding on horseback He communicated with Kurban Berdyev, his Turkmenistani coach at FC Rubin Kazan and FC Rostov, in Turkmen He decided to wear number 69 at Kazan as a tribute to his hometown’s vehicle registration plate Azmoun has stated he is a supporter of Spanish club Real Madrid

He is the son of Khalil Azmoun, a former Iranian national volleyball team player who has coached several volleyball teams, such as Golgohar Sirjan and Javaheri Gonbad VC

Azmoun decided to retire from International football at the age of 23 just after Iran’s 2018 World Cup exit due to heavy criticism he faced from fans, as the criticism caused his mother’s illness to worsen As a result, Azmoun chose to retire to be by his mother’s side He has returned to the team after taking this break

Azmoun is a member of the Humanitarian Association of World Turkmens

Sporting interests

Outside of his footballing life, Azmoun is a keen equestrian, and is active in thoroughbred horse racing and breeding He owns the Serik Horse Complex, a major horse racing and breeding complex based in his hometown of Gonbad-e Kavus In a February 2022 interview Azmoun said that he owns 52 horses In 2020, he bought the Australian thoroughbred horse Serlik for $500,000; Serlik is trained by Australian jockey Michelle Payne In 2021, Azmoun bought a second Australian horse for $70,000, a Palentino colt also to be trained by Payne

Azmoun is also the owner of Serik Gonbad Kavus Women’s Volleyball Club in Iran As of the 2022–23 season, the team will participate in Iran Women’s Volleyball Premier League

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 30 September 2022
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rubin Kazan 2013–14 Russian Premier League 14 4 1 0 2 1 17 5
2014–15 13 1 2 1 15 2
Total 27 5 3 1 2 1 0 0 32 7
Rostov (loan) 2014–15 Russian Premier League 11 3 0 0 1 1 12 4
2015–16 24 9 0 0 24 9
Rostov 2016–17 27 7 0 0 14 5 41 12
Total 62 19 0 0 14 5 1 1 77 25
Rubin Kazan 2017–18 Russian Premier League 26 5 2 0 28 5
2018–19 14 4 3 1 17 5
Total 40 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 45 10
Zenit Saint Petersburg 2018–19 Russian Premier League 12 9 0 0 4 3 16 12
2019–20 28 17 3 0 6 2 1 2 38 21
2020–21 24 19 0 0 4 0 1 0 29 19
2021–22 15 7 0 0 5 2 1 1 21 10
Total 79 52 3 0 19 7 3 3 104 62
Bayer Leverkusen 2021–22 Bundesliga 9 1 0 0 2 0 11 1
2022–23 8 0 1 0 2 0 11 0
Total 17 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 22 1
Career total 225 86 12 2 39 13 4 4 280 105

International

As of match played 21 November 2022
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Iran
2014 3 1
2015 11 7
2016 8 8
2017 8 6
2018 10 2
2019 10 8
2020 1 1
2021 9 6
2022 6 2
Total 66 41
As of match played 27 September 2022
Scores and results list Iran’s goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Azmoun goal
List of international goals scored by Sardar Azmoun
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 November 2014 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  South Korea 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2 4 January 2015 WIN Stadium, Wollongong, Australia  Iraq 1–0 1–0 Friendly
3 15 January 2015 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia  Qatar 1–0 1–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup
4 23 January 2015 Canberra Stadium, Bruce, Australia  Iraq 1–0 3–3 (6–7 p) 2015 AFC Asian Cup
5 16 June 2015 Sport Toplumy Stadium, Daşoguz, Turkmenistan  Turkmenistan 1–0 1–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
6 3 September 2015 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Guam 3–0 6–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 4–0
8 8 September 2015 Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore, India  India 1–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 24 March 2016 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran 2–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 29 March 2016 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Oman 1–0 2–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
11 2–0
12 2 June 2016 Philip II Arena, Skopje, Macedonia  Macedonia 1–0 3–1 Friendly
13 2–1
14 3–1
15 7 June 2016 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Kyrgyzstan 5–0 6–0 Friendly
16 11 October 2016 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  South Korea 1–0 1–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
17 4 June 2017 Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro  Montenegro 1–0 2–1 Friendly
18 2–1
19 12 June 2017 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Uzbekistan 1–0 2–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
20 5 September 2017 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Syria 1–1 2–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
21 2–1
22 10 October 2017 Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia  Russia 1–0 1–1 Friendly
23 27 March 2018 UCP Arena, Graz, Austria  Algeria 1–0 2–1 Friendly
24 31 December 2018 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Qatar 2–1 2–1 Friendly
25 7 January 2019 Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Yemen 4–0 5–0 2019 AFC Asian Cup
26 12 January 2019 Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Vietnam 1–0 2–0 2019 AFC Asian Cup
27 2–0
28 24 January 2019 Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  China 2–0 3–0 2019 AFC Asian Cup
29 10 September 2019 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  Hong Kong 1–0 2–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
30 10 October 2019 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Cambodia 2–0 14–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
31 5–0
32 7–0
33 8 October 2020 Pakhtakor Central Stadium, Tashkent, Uzbekistan  Uzbekistan 1–0 2–1 Friendly
34 30 March 2021 Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran  Syria 2–0 3–0 Friendly
35 7 June 2021 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain  Bahrain 1–0 3–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
36 2–0
37 15 June 2021 Al Muharraq Stadium, Arad, Bahrain  Iraq 1–0 1–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
38 11 November 2021 Saida Municipal Stadium, Sidon, Lebanon  Lebanon 1–1 2–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
39 16 November 2021 King Abdullah II Stadium, Amman, Jordan  Syria 1–0 3–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
40 29 March 2022 Imam Reza Stadium, Mashhad, Iran  Lebanon 1–0 2–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
41 27 September 2022 Motion invest Arena, Maria Enzersdorf, Austria  Senegal 1–1 1–1 Friendly

Youth level

Under-17
International U-17 goals
1 12 January 2010 Tehran, Iran  Turkey 4–3 Win Friendly
2 12 January 2010 Tehran, Iran  Turkey 4–3 Win Friendly
3 12 January 2010 Tehran, Iran  Turkey 4–3 Win Friendly
4 15 January 2010 Tehran, Iran  Japan 2–0 Win Friendly
5 15 January 2010 Tehran, Iran  Japan 2–0 Win Friendly
6 16 October 2010 Istanbul, Turkey  Turkey 1–0 Win Friendly
7 24 October 2010 Tashkent, Uzbekistan  Oman 5–1 Win 2010 AFC U-16 Championship
Under-20
International U-20 goals
1 4 November 2011 Tehran, Iran  Turkmenistan 4–0 Win 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
2 4 November 2011 Tehran, Iran  Turkmenistan 4–0 Win 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
3 8 November 2011 Tehran, Iran  Uzbekistan 2–0 Win 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
4 21 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Lithuania 3–0 Win 2012 CIS Cup
5 23 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Tajikistan 5–0 Win 2012 CIS Cup
6 23 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Tajikistan 5–0 Win 2012 CIS Cup
7 23 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Tajikistan 5–0 Win 2012 CIS Cup
8 25 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Latvia 1–1 Draw 2012 CIS Cup
9 27 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Moldova 3–0 Win 2012 CIS Cup
10 29 January 2012 Saint Petersburg, Russia  Lithuania 4–0 Win 2012 CIS Cup
11 29 January 2012 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Vietnam 2–1 Win 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
12 29 January 2012 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Uzbekistan 2–1 Win 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
13 29 January 2012 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Australia 4–1 Win 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
14 29 January 2012 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Australia 4–1 Win 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
15 17 October 2012 Tehran, Iran  Italy 2–4 Loss Friendly
16 17 October 2012 Tehran, Iran  Italy 2–4 Loss Friendly
17 7 November 2012 Fujairah, United Arab Emirates  Kuwait 6–0 Win 2012 AFC U-19 Championship
18 10 October 2013 Kerman, Iran  Lebanon 6–1 Win 2014 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
19 10 October 2013 Kerman, Iran  Lebanon 6–1 Win 2014 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
Under-23
International U-23 goals
1 23 March 2015 Tehran, Iran    Nepal 5–0 Win 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
2 27 March 2015 Tehran, Iran  Palestine 3–0 Win 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
3 29 March 2015 Tehran, Iran  Afghanistan 6–0 Win 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
4 29 March 2015 Tehran, Iran  Afghanistan 6–0 Win 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification

Honours

Zenit Saint Petersburg

  • Russian Premier League: 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21, 2021–22
  • Russian Cup: 2019–20
  • Russian Super Cup: 2020, 2021

Iran U17

  • WAFF U-15 Championship: 2009

Iran U20

  • AFF U-19 Youth Championship: 2012

Individual

  • CIS Cup top goalscorer: 2012
  • AFC Asian Cup Team of the Tournament: 2019
  • RFS Team of the Season: 2019–20, 2020–21
  • Russian Premier League Player of the Season: 2020–21
  • Russian Premier League Player of the Month: March 2019
  • Russian Premier League top goalscorer: 2019–20
  • IFFHS Asian Men’s Team of the Year: 2020

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *