Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh

Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh (Persian: محمود ابراهيم زاده‎; born December 22, 1957) is a retired Iranian footballer and now football coach. In 1980, during the Iran–Iraq War, he left Iran and went to Germany. He is now an American citizen.[3]

Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh
Personal information
Full name Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh
Date of birth (1957-12-22) 22 December 1957 (age 62)
Place of birth Bushehr, Iran
Playing position(s) Centre Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1975 Shahin Bushehr
1975–1977 FC Aboomoslem ? (11)
1977–1980 Zobahan F.C.
1980–1984 VfL Wolfsburg[1]
1984–1985 1. FC Göttingen 05 27 (12)
1985–1986 VfL Wolfsburg 19 (10)
National team
1977–1980 Iran[2] 5 (2)
Teams managed
2002–2003 Bargh Shiraz
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Ebrahimzadeh is one of the most famous footballers to come from Bushehr, he started his football career with Shahin Bushehr.[4] He then played for Iranian club FC Aboomoslem during 1975/76 season where he scored 11 goals,[5] and was captain of Zobahan F.C. in 1976/77 season.[6]

In the 1980s, he played in Germany for four years[7] most notably for VfL Wolfsburg.

He made his debut for Iran national football team on November 18, 1977 against Hong Kong as a substitute, during a 1978 FIFA World Cup qualification.[8]

Managerial careerEdit

He coached for A.C. Milan, Ajax F.C. and Santos F.C. football academies.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh | Sharing skills, love of game Soccer: Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh's journey that began years ago when he sneaked out of war-torn Iran has taken him to Eldersbur...
  2. ^ Statistics: Iran [Powered by Team Melli]
  3. ^ Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh | Sharing skills, love of game Soccer: Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh's journey that began years ago when he sneaked out of war-torn Iran has taken him to Eldersbur...
  4. ^ Nasim Jonoub نسیم جنوب هفته نامه محلی بوشهر
  5. ^ Sport in Iran-Football,,,, Fußball (Soccer): Dezember 2007
  6. ^ [https://web.archive.org/web/20110109135217/http://www.birjandportal.ir/archive/index.php/t-3251.html Archived 2011-01-09 at the Wayback Machine مربی جدید ابومسلم از امریکا می آید. [بایگانی] - بيرجند پرتال - بزرگترین جامعه مجازی برای بیرجندی های سراسر دنیا] "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-09. Retrieved 2010-10-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh | Sharing skills, love of game Soccer: Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh's journey that began years ago when he sneaked out of war-torn Iran has taken him to Eldersbur...
  8. ^ Statistics: Iran [Powered by Team Melli]
  9. ^ تقدیر از داوران برتر نیم فصل اول لیگ ، فردا - آکادمی فوتبال Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine