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List of famous athletes from Iran, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Iran has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Iranian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Iran and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Iran then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Items here include everything from Mohsen Yousefi to Asghar Talebnasab.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Iranian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Iran?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Iran in order to get more information about each one.

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Ferydoon Zandi SV Meppen

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Ashkan Dejagah Iran national football team

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Daniel Davari 1. FSV Mainz 05

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Andranik Teymourian Fulham F.C.

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Behrang Safari FC Basel

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Keivan Zarineh A.S. Cisco Roma

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Aria Jasuru Hasegawa Yokohama F. Marinos

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Amir Shapourzadeh Hamburger SV

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Afshin Ghotbi Persepolis FC

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Alí Manouchehri Coquimbo Unido

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Edmond Bezik FC Ararat Tehran

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Robert Markosi Paykan Tehran FC

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Ali Daei Iran national football team

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Hamed Haddadi Memphis Grizzlies

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Javad Nekounam Iran national football team

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Khosro Heydari Iran national football team

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Alireza Haghighi Iran national football team

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Mehdi Rahmati Esteghlal FC

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Ali Karimi Iran national football team

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Karim Ansarifard Iran national football team

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Jalal Hosseini Iran national football team

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Hadi Aghily Sepahan

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Mehrdad Pooladi Iran national football team

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Ghasem Hadadifar Iran national football team

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Ehsan Hajsafi Sepahan

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Amir Hossein Feshangchi Iran national football team

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Gholamreza Rezaei Persepolis FC

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Karim Bagheri Persepolis FC

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Hamid Estili Persepolis FC

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Nasser Hejazi Abu Moslem

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Alireza Abbasfard Esteghlal FC

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Mehdi Mahdavikia Eintracht Frankfurt

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Milad Nouri Abu Moslem

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Mohammad Bagher Sadeghi Zob Ahan FC

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Pejman Montazeri Esteghlal FC

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Mansour Bahrami

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Pejman Nouri Al-Emarat