Karim Bavi (Persian: کریم باوی‎, born December 30, 1964 in Abadan, Iran) is a retired Iranian footballer. He was one of the most influential Strikers of the Iran national football team despite his short playing career.

Karim Bavi
Personal information
Full name Karim Bavi
Date of birth (1964-12-30) December 30, 1964 (age 55)
Place of birth Abadan, Iran
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Poolad Tehran
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1987 Shahin[1]
1987–1991 Persepolis
1991–1992 Shahin
1992–1993 Persepolis
1997 Shahin Ahvaz[2]
National team
1985–1989 Iran 23 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2007

Club careerEdit

Bavi played most of his career for Shahin FC, before moving to the other Iranian club Persepolis FC.

International careerEdit

Bavi debuted for Iran on May 28, 1986 against China. He scored 10 goals in 23 official games for his country.


  • Top Goal Scorer: 1985 Tehran Football League with 9 goals, Qods League with 19 goals.


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