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Who is Mehdi Taremi? All You Need To Know About Iran World Cup Star

Mehdi Taremi is a professional footballer for Porto of Portugal's Primeira Liga and the Iranian national team.

Key Facts Mehdi Taremi

  • He is a professional football player from Iran.
  • He plays in the Primeira Liga for Porto.
  • He also plays for the Iranian national team.
  • He was born on July 18, 1992, in Bushehr, Iran.
  • He turned 30 this year.
  • Alireza Taremi is his father.
  • Alireza Taremi is his father.
  • He is of Persian descent.
  • He believes in Islam.
  • Sahar Ghoreishi is his wife.
  • He is worth $2 million in total.

Who is Mehdi Taremi?

Mehdi Taremi is a professional footballer for Porto of Portugal’s Primeira Liga and the Iranian national team. He was born on July 18, 1992. Although he got his start at Shahin Bushehr and Iranjavan, Mehdi Taremi blossomed late in his career while playing for Persepolis, where he led the league in scoring in both the 2015–16 and 2016–17 seasons.

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Mehdi Taremi played for the Qatari club Al-Gharafa from 2018 to 2019 before moving to the Portuguese club Rio Ave, where he finished as a co-leader in scoring in the 2019-20 Primeira Liga season. In 2020, Mehdi Taremi will begin playing for Porto, a Portuguese club. He debuted for the senior team in 2015 and has since appeared in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Mehdi Taremi Early Life

Mehdi Taremi was born in Bushehr, Iran, on July 18, 1992. His current age is 30. Mehdi Taremi and his sibling Muhammed Taremi are the offspring of Alireza Taremi.

Mehdi Taremi Education

We do not have any precise information on the name of the school he attended; nonetheless, it has been brought to our attention that Mehdi Taremi did continue his education, although he will not be considered very learned.

Mehdi Taremi Career

Mehdi Taremi started his career at the academy in Bargh Bushehr before moving on to the youth academy in Iranjavan. In the summer of 2010, Medhi Taremi began working with Shahin Bushehr. In all competitions, he played in seven games and scored one goal. In the winter of 2012, he was released by Shahin Bushehr to serve his mandatory military time at a military club. However, he never joined and instead found himself serving his time at a regular garrison. He joined Iranjavan for the next two years in the summer of 2013, and the team gave him jersey number 9 for the upcoming 2014–15 season. With 12 goals in 22 games, Mehdi Taremi finished second in the league scoring behind Mokhtar Jomehzadeh in 2013–14.

Since Medhi Taremi was the top scorer in the Azadegan League, he had a lot of suitors. In the summer of 2014, he signed a contract with Persepolis FC that would keep him there for two years. When Reza Norouzi was substituted in the 90th minute of a 1-1 draw with Naft Tehran, he got his first professional start. He got his first goal for the team on August 15, 2014, in a 1-0 victory over Zob Ahan. On April 8, 2015, he scored a penalty kick that helped Persepolis beat Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia, 1-0, in the Asian Champions League. He finished the 14th season of the Persian Gulf Pro League as the league’s best striker thanks to his impressive goal-scoring and assist totals for the club. After agreeing to join Turkish club Aykur Rizespor in June 2016, when the player returned to Persepolis, a contract disagreement ensued, resulting in the player appearing in only seven games and scoring four times while being suspended for four months during the 2017-18 season. The Turkish team won FIFA’s appeal, and the suspension was upheld. As a result, the club could not add any new players during the following two transfer windows.

On January 8, 2018, Medhi Taremi signed a contract with the Qatari club Al-Gharafa for 18 months. In the 2018 AFC Champions League season opener, his team faced Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates, and he scored the game-winning goal. On February 16, 2018, Medhi Taremi scored his first goal in the Qatar League for Al Kharaitiyat SC. When he played Tractor Sazi of Iran on February 19, 2018, he scored twice in a 2-0 victory for his team in the second game of the AFC Champions League. On July 23, 2019, he signed a contract with Rio Ave, a Portuguese football club, that will keep him there for two years. In Rio Ave’s 3-2 victory over Sporting CP on August 31, Mehdi Taremi won three penalties, all for fouls committed by Sebastián Coates. On August 23, 2019, in Medhi Taremi’s debut start for the club in the Primeira Liga, the 23-year-old scored a hat trick against C.D. Aves. Mehdi Taremi scored 18 times in his first season as a professional.

In August 2020, Mehdi Taremi committed to playing for the Portuguese club FC Porto for the next four years. Mehdi Taremi scored his first goal in the league for Porto in a 3-1 victory over Portimonense at home on November 8, 2020. In December 2020, during the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, he was fouled, leading to a penalty that Porto’s Sérgio Oliveira will convert for the Blues. His first European medal came when Porto won the 42nd edition with a 2-0 victory. As a member of FC Porto, he won the league championship in 2021-22. While playing for the team, he scored 20 goals and added 12 assists. Mehdi Taremi finished as the team’s second-leading scorer and third-leading assist provider that year. FC Porto’s 2021-22 season was Medhi Taremi’s first winning season in the Primeira Liga.

Mehdi Taremi scored nine goals for Iran’s student team in Turkey. Alireza Mansourian called him up for the 2013 Kish Island training camp, and he debuted on June 11 2015, against Uzbekistan. He also came on as a second-half replacement against Turkmenistan on June 16 2015. Mehdi Taremi scored his first senior goals, a brace, in a 6–0 win over Guam on September 3 2015. Mehdi Taremi scored Iran’s only goal against Qatar in World Cup qualification on March 23 2017. Mehdi Taremi scored another goal against China on March 28. Mehdi Taremi scored Iran’s second goal in a 2–0 win over Uzbekistan on June 12 2017, to secure the country’s first successive World Cup qualification. He was included in Iran’s final World Cup roster in June 2018. In Iran’s first group-stage loss to England, he scored twice for Iran. Mehdi Taremi missed a point-blank attempt in stoppage time that would have eliminated Portugal and advanced Iran. Carlos Queiroz named Mehdi Taremi to Iran’s final 26-man roster for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.\

Mehdi Taremi Parents

Mehdi Taremi’s father, Alireza Taremi, is a businessman, and his mother’s identity remains unknown.

Mehdi Taremi Siblings

Mohammed Taremi is known to be Mehdi Taremi’s only sibling and brother.

Mehdi Taremi Ethnicity

Mehdi Taremi is a descendant of the Persian people.

Mehdi Taremi Religion

Mehdi Taremi is a devout follower of Islam.

Mehdi Taremi Wife

Sahar Ghoreishi is the wife of Mehdi Taremi.

Mehdi Taremi Children

Mehdi Taremi does not yet have any children of his own.

Mehdi Taremi Social Media

Mehdi Taremi can be followed on his many social media profiles, such as Instagram and Twitter, using the handle @mehditaremi9 on both platforms.

Mehdi Taremi Net Worth

It is estimated that Mehdi Taremi’s net worth is two million dollars.