A goalkeeper with Persepolis of the Persian Gulf Pro League and the Iranian national team, Alireza Safar Beiranvand (born on 21 September 1992) is a professional footballer from Iran. At the 2015 and 2019 AFC Asian Cups as well as the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Beiranvand played for Iran on the international stage.
Beiranvand was the first Iranian nominee for an individual prize at The Best FIFA Football Awards in 2017, making history. From 2014 through 2019, he won the award for best goalkeeper in the Persian Gulf Pro League four times in a row. In 2019, he was also named Iranian Footballer of the Year. He ranks as the second-cleanest goalkeeper in the world with 23 clean sheets in 37 games.
Alireza Beiranvand Bio/Wiki
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Beiranvand was raised in a nomadic household and was born in the little village of Sarab-e Yas in Khorramabad County, Lorestan Province. In order to pursue his ambition of being a professional football player, Beiranvand ran away from home when he was a teenager and relocated to Tehran, where he briefly lived on the streets.
At the age of 18, Biranvand married, giving birth to a boy called Taha and a daughter named Barana in 2010.
Alireza Beiranvand Net Worth
The range of Alireza Beiranvand’s net worth or income is thought to be between £1,500,000. However, his major occupation as a soccer player has brought him a significant amount of wealth.
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Alireza Beiranvand FIFA 22 Stats
In FIFA 22, Alireza Beiranvand has an overall rating of 70 and his potential is also 72.
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- Since 2011, Beiranvand has competed for Naft Tehran.
- On October 25, 2011, he made his Hazfi Cup debut against Damash.
- He had connections to Persepolis, the red half of Tehran, but Mansour Ghanbarzadeh, the chairman of Naft Tehran, forbade him from leaving the club.
- Beiranvand guided the squad to a third-place League finish in his debut season as the starter and a berth in the AFC Champions League for the first time in the club’s history.
- He renewed his agreement with the team on March 23, 2014, through June 2019.
- In their game against Tractor Sazi on November 24, 2014, Beiranvand assisted by kicking the ball into their half.
- The league’s runner-up, Persepolis, and Beiranvand agreed to a two-year deal on May 16, 2016.
- Beiranvand’s deal with the team was renewed in 2017 through 2021.
- Goalkeeper Hossein Hosseini of Esteghlal beat Beiranvand’s record of 718 minutes without giving up a goal in a match against Foolad in December 2017.
- Royal Antwerp, a Jupiler Pro League team, announced in late July 2020 that Beiranvand had signed a three-year deal with them for an unknown sum.
- After many Sepahan players, including goalkeeper Rahman Ahmadi, were unable to go due to AFC Champions League games, coach Carlos Queiroz summoned him up to the Iran national football team training camp in South Africa.
- Additionally, he was chosen for Iran’s 30-man preliminary World Cup team.
- Despite not participating in any of Iran’s pre-World Cup friendlies, Beiranvand was not selected for the national team.
- Carlos Queiroz selected him for Iran’s 2015 AFC Asian Cup team on December 30, 2014.
- The day before the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, on January 4, 2015, he made his debut against Iraq in a friendly game.
- First-choice goalkeeper Alireza Haghighi and left-back Ehsan Hajsafi were both turned away from Guam before their match during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.
- Thus, Beiranvand received his senior squad debut and first competitive start.
- The goalkeeper had to be replaced by defender Ezzatollah Pourghaz after he was handed a straight red card in the 72nd minute for a foul on Guam midfielder Dylan Naputi.
- Iran had already utilized all of its replacements at that point.
Alireza Beiranvand Awards
- Hazfi Cup runner-up: 2014–15
- Persian Gulf Pro League: 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
- Hazfi Cup: 2018–19
- Iranian Super Cup: 2017, 2018, 2019
- AFC Champions League runner-up: 2018
He is currently 31 years old (as of 2023).
He is 196 cm tall.
He plays as a goalkeeper.
After his transfer to Persepolis FC, his net worth is £1,500,000 (as of 2023).