Mehdi Abdi Ghara (Persian: مهدی عبدی قرا; born 30 November 1998)[1] is an Iranian professional footballer. He currently plays for Persepolis in the Persian Gulf Pro League.[2]

Mehdi Abdi
11 January 2021 Tehran Derby.jpg
Abdi with Persepolis in 2021
Personal information
Full name Mehdi Abdi Ghara
Date of birth (1998-11-30) November 30, 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Qaem Shahr, Iran
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Persepolis
Number 16
Youth career
2015–2017 Persepolis Qaem Shahr
2017–2018 Persepolis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Persepolis 57 (17)
2018–2019Baadraan (loan) 4 (0)
National team
2019– Iran U23 0 (0)
2021– Iran 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 January 2022

He wants to get 15 Goal for Perspolis!

Personal lifeEdit

Mehdi Abdi was born on 30 November 1998 in Qara Kheyl, Qaem Shahr County, Mazandaran Province.[3]

Club careerEdit

PersepolisEdit

 
Abdi (in Red) playing for Persepolis in Tehran derby in 2021

He scored his first and second goals in the game between Persepolis and Peykan in the 22nd week of the Pro League. He scored his third goal in the game against Naft Masjed Soleyman in the 26th week of the 19th league, in which Persepolis won the fastest championship in the Pro League. In the AFC Champions League semi-finals, AFC unexpectedly banned Issa Alekasir from all sporting activities. According to Yahya Golmohammadi's decision to include Mehdi Abdi in the AFC Champions League semi-final match against Al-Nassr, he placed Mehdi Abdi in the starting lineup and he opened the gate of Al-Nassr with a header, causing Persepolis to reach the AFC Champions League final.

In the 2018 season, he became the top scorer of the Tehran Youths Competition with 24 goals. He also has 14 assists in his record.[4] He scored the first goal of the match against Ulsan Hyundai FC in the 2020 AFC Champions League Final.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 17 January 2022
Club Division Season League Hazfi Cup Asia Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Persepolis Pro League 2019–20 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 18 4
2020–21 28 9 3 2 10 3 1 0 42 14
2021–22 14 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 18 6
Total 57 17 8 4 12 3 1 0 78 24
Career Totals 57 17 8 4 12 3 1 0 78 24

HonoursEdit

Persepolis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iran - M.Abdi - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  2. ^ "Central Asian Domestic Wrap: Persepolis win derby, titles decided in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan | Football | News |". the-AFC. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  3. ^ ورزش, سه. "چگونه یک روستا دو مهاجم به پرسپولیس داد؟". www.varzesh3.com (in Persian). Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  4. ^ پرسپولیس ۲ بازیکن جوان جذب کرد Tasnim
  5. ^ "گل مهدی عبدی به عنوان بهترین گل فینال آسیا انتخاب شد". Moj News (in Persian). Retrieved 2020-12-24.

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