Mehdi Taremi Biography

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Mehdi Taremi, the well-known Iranian football player was born on July 18, 1992 in Bushehr in the country's south. However, after joining the Iranian national team, he moved to Tehran, the country's capital. It goes without saying that this famous Iranian athlete now resides in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital.

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Mehdi Taremi is reportedly ranked among Iran's top ten football players. He has been able to get multiple and brilliant honors in different Arab nations, as well as Portugal, in addition to brilliant and good honors in the national team of Iran and other teams such as Persepolis, etc.

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Mehdi Taremi bio

  • Full Name:

    Mehdi Taremi

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Mehdi Taremi personal information

  • Mehdi Taremi Date of Birth: 

    18 July 1992

  • place of birth:

     Bushehr, Iran

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Physical Stats

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  • Height:

    187 cm

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Family information

  • Father’s Name: 

    Alishah Taremi

  • Mother’s Name: 


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Football Information

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  • Teams:

    Shahin Bushehr, Iranjavan, Persepolis, Al-Gharafa, Rio Ave, Porto

Mehdi Taremi Favorites

  • Favorite food:

    Bushehri Ghimeh, Kebab, Qarameh Sabzi

  • Favorite drinks: 

    Cold Brew, Hot Chocolate

  • Favorite Superhero: 

    Albert Camus

  • Favorite sports:

     Soccer, football, volleyball

  • Favorite Musician/Music: 

    Homayoun Shajarian

  • Favorite Footballers:

     Ali Daei, Ronaldinho, Leo Messi

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  • Favorite Pet: 

    Cat, Dog

Mehdi Taremi Early life

In this part of our article on Mehdi Taremi biography, we will review some facts about 

Mehdi Taremi childhood

 and family facts, from his early days to the time he became famous. Football fans know about Mehdi Taremi's abilities, but few consider his bio, which is quite interesting.

Mehdi Taremi stated that the reason for entering the world of football was this attractive and popular world because of his father. Mehdi Taremi's father is Alishah Taremi. He himself was a player as a central defender. His contemporaries praise Mr. Alishah Taremi for his excellent and good games.

He has said that he undoubtedly owes his becoming a footballer to his father being a footballer. His world of football has not been unaffected by his father's presence in the world of football. So we can say that football is the childhood dream of this popular player. We are happy that he has achieved his childhood dream. Of course, he has made a lot of efforts in this direction.

Mehdi Taremi has said that, in those years when his peers were engaged in other activities such as riding and going fishing, he played football and practiced on the football fields in the hot weather of Bushehr.

This popular and famous Iranian player has been entering the world of football since he was not more than six years old. He started playing football at the age of six under the supervision of his dear father. However, his professional career in this sport dates back to the age of ten.

Mehdi Taremi joined Bushehr Bargh Youth Club at the age of ten and followed football more seriously. During these years, he played as a teenage player in the youth team under the age of twenty.

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Mehdi Taremi profile

The current


professional, who is completing the showcase of a full-fledged player, appears to be very intriguing. The biography of Mehdi Taremi will be of interest to all those who play on the field today in the expectation of a better tomorrow.

Mehdi Taremi was the highest scorer in the Iranian Premier League twice, in the 2015-2016 and 2016-96 seasons, while playing for the Persepolis Club. Taremi has also played for Persepolis, Shahin Bushehroung in the past. In the 2018 World Cup, he was a member of the Iranian national team's squad.

Stay tuned now in this section of Mehdi Taremi biography because we want to share some information about his playing style.

Style of play

There is no one smarter than Mehdi Taremi because he knows well how to get a penalty from defenders. Mehdi terrifies every team with his extraordinary speed, and his headers and strong shots are a unique feature. Mehdi is very smart that he was able to become the first person from his country, Iran, to play at this level of the Champions League, and this is extraordinary and so hard for a young man from Bushehr.

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Mehdi Taremi and his old teammate Ramin Rezaeian did a dangerous job in the Persepolis club in order to be remembered forever. In the 56th minute of the game against Sepahan Isfahan, Persepolis won a penalty and

Ramin Rezaeian

was there to do it. In a stadium with 100,000 spectators and with a score of 0-0, fewer people take this risk, but this means Mehdi Taremi.

According to the game reporter, who said, that what I see is true, yes, Ramin passed and

Mehdi Taremi

stuck the ball in the net. Some time ago, Messi and Suarez had taken this penalty for the first time, which was quickly repeated in Iran. each Iranian cannot forget that game forever.

Goal celebration

On April 10, 2015, in the presence of more than 100,000 spectators at Azadi Stadium in Tehran, he scored a single goal from the penalty spot against Al-Nasr of Saudi Arabia in the group stage of the 2015 Asian Champions League and had a special celebration after the goal. He became a hero among the supporters of



He describes it as: " I picked up the ball and told my mother to pray that I would not be ashamed. I wanted to do it.

"Two nights before the game, one of my friends was at our house. We were plotting together what to do to avenge the favor of the Saudis! I said I should either score with a Scissor kick or chip if there is a penalty. Those who need to know what I mean. Do not forget that I am also an Iranian. No one has the right to insult or dare my compatriot."

Mehdi Taremi, as a striker, has scored about 131 goals during his club career so far. The point to remember about Mehdi Taremi's goal celebrations is that he always likes to celebrate his goals with his teammates and Mehdi always kiss his own Wrist.

Mehdi Taremi outside football

If we want to consider Mehdi Taremi’s interests and hobbies, Mehdi Taremi loves spending time with his friends and often goes sightseeing, and at the same time he loves his family and they have a very close relationship with each other. He loves to play video games.

Mehdi Taremi personal life

Now we want to read about Mehdi Taremi life story. are you ready?

Mehdi Taremi just like other footballers is not highly educated person and because of his interest in football he dropped out of high school and pursued his favorite profession.

In Bushehr, Mehdi, like all footballers in Bushehr, stepped on the ball from the ground and tried to reach his country's top teams, which was discovered by Ali Daei, who has the most goals in the world and was invited to Persepolis. Persepolis is the most popular team in Asia and this led to going to the national team and then to Europe.

Family, children and relationships

His father, Alishah Taremi, was a center-back who was praised by his teammates for his good performance. Undoubtedly, my father being a footballer was not ineffective in entering football for me.

I was a supporter of Persepolis from the beginning, but my sister and brother were supporters of Esteghlal. When I was playing in Perspolis Every time I played with Esteghlal, my sister and brother would say, "We hope Persepolis scores 2 goals and Esteghlal 3 goals."

About two years had passed since the rumors of marriage and relationship between Mehdi Taremi and Sahar Qureshi (Iranian actor), in February 2017, their two-person pictures were published on a Telegram channel, which caused many reactions from users in cyberspace.

Sahar Qureshi and Mehdi Taremi were initially silent in the face of these rumors, but eventually confirmed the news and announced that the relationship was over. Recently again comes a piece of news from their return to the relationship.


Humanitarian service is a very rewarding task in which the bulk of footballers work, but the public does not notice this humanitarian work either.

Mehdi Taremi hasn't done or said anything in the media yet, and we have to wait and see if he's going to do any humanitarian service.

Legal issues

While some footballers at various levels have certainly had legal problems, Mehdi Taremi has never had a legal dispute in his lifetime.

Only once Mehdi had a problem with the club contract that he was banned from playing for six months.

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Mehdi Taremi Career statistics

During his professional career, Mehdi Taremi has featured for six teams already. We want to hear more about these 6 teams now in the Mehdi Taremi biography.


The first team he played for was Shahin Bushehr and now we want to know about it.

Shahin Bushehr

In the summer of 2010, he joined Shahin Bushehr. In all competitions, he featured in seven games and scored one goal. He was released by Shahin Bushehr in the winter of 2012 to spend his conscription time in a military club, but he refused to attend one and was forced to serve in a regular garrison.

Iranjavan Bushehr

He signed a two-year deal with Iranjavan in the summer of 2013 and was assigned the number 9 for the 2014–2015 season. Taremi scored 12 goals in 22 games in the 2013–2014season, putting him second in the league behind Mokhtar Jomehzadeh.


Taremi offered several offers since becoming the Azadegan League's top scorer. In the summer of 2014, he signed a two-year deal with Persepolis FC, which runs until June 2016.

In a 1–1 draw with Naft Tehran, he made his debut in the 90th minute as a replacement for Reza Norouzi. On August 15, 2014, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1–0 win over Zob Ahan. Taremi scored a penalty in Persepolis' 1–0 victory over Saudi Arabian team

Al Nassr

in the Asian Champions League on April 8, 2015. He scored many goals for the club and provided quality assists to win the Best Striker Award of the 14th Persian Gulf Pro League at the end of the 2014–2015 season.

Taremi was suspended for the first week of the new season, but he returned to score in a 2–1 defeat to Esteghlal Khuzestan on August 6, 2015. Taremi scored twice in a 2–0 victory over Foolad in week five.

Persepolis earned their first victory of the season, lifting them out of the relegation zone. Taremi was named player of the month in August as a result of his strong performances. Taremi scored a brace in Persepolis' 2–0 win over Rah Ahan on December 18, 2015. With 9 goals in 12 games, he finished the first half of the season as the league's leading scorer.

Taremi scored a brace in a 3–2 win over Siah Jamegan on April 4, 2016, to hold Persepolis in the third position. Taremi's deal was set to be extended until the end of the 2017–18 season on April 12, 2016. However, he finally agreed not to extend his contract. Taremi scored a brace in Persepolis' 4–2 win over Esteghlal in the Tehran derby on April 15, 2016. With 16 goals, he finished the season as the league's leading scorer.

Taremi revealed before the start of the new season that he will not be extending his deal and would instead join a European club. Taremi was linked to Süper Lig team aykur Rizespor in July 2016. Taremi returned to Iran and signed a two-year deal with Persepolis, but the transfer was canceled. In a 1–0 victory over Saipa, he made his Persepolis debut, replacing Omid Alishah in the 77th minute. In week four, he also scored his first goal of the season against Saba Qom.

In a match known as Iran's El Clasico, he scored a brace in a 3–1 away victory over Sepahan. The club won its 10th Iran Pro League title at the end of the season, and Taremi was named top scorer for the second year in a row with 18 goals.

Taremi scored a crucial hat trick against Emirati side Al Wahda in a 4–2 victory on May 8, 2017, to help his team qualify for the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16. ​Taremi was linked with

Dinamo Zagreb

after his impressive results.

Taremi was banned for four months during the 2017–18 season due to a contract dispute with Turkish team Aykur Rizespor dating back to June 2016, when the player agreed to join the club and subsequently returned to Persepolis.

Persepolis was also barred from making all new signings for the next two transfer windows. The ban was enforced after FIFA ruled in favor of the Turkish club.

Al Gharafa

Taremi signed an 18-month deal with Qatari club Al-Gharafa on January 8, 2018. He scored his first goal in the 2018 AFC Champions League against Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates. On February 16, Taremi scored his first goal in the Qatar League against Al Kharaitiyat SC.

On the second matchday of the AFC Champions League, he scored a brace against Iranian team

Tractor Sazi


Rio Ave

Taremi signed a two-year deal with

Rio Ave

of Portugal on July 23, 2019. On August 23, 2019, Taremi scored a hat-trick in his first Primeira Liga start for the club against C.D. Aves. Taremi scored three penalties in Rio Ave's 3–2 win over Sporting CP on August 31, both on fouls committed by Sebastián Coates.

Taremi scored 18 goals in his first season, tied for first with Pizzi and Carlos Vinicius of S.L. Benfica; the latter claimed the official Bola da Prata trophy for playing the fewest minutes of the three.


Taremi signed a four-year deal with Portuguese team FC Porto in August 2020. On November 8, 2020, he scored his first league goal for Porto in a 3–1 home victory over Portimonense. During the 2020 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira in December 2020, Taremi was fouled, resulting in a penalty and Sérgio Oliveira scoring Porto's first goal of the season.

Porto went on to win the 42nd edition 2–0, giving Mehdi Taremi his first European medal. Taremi scored the first goal for Porto versus Juventus in the UEFA Champions League round-of-16 first leg on February 17, 2021. He became the first Iranian to perform in the competition's knockout round.

Mehdi was able to take a penalty in the return leg of the competition, amid the


defenders' best efforts, which was turned into a goal by Sérgio Oliveira. In the 120th minute, Porto defeated Juventus with difficulty, and all of Mehdi's photos at the end of the game were filled with tears.


Taremi netted nine goals for the Iranian student national football team in the Turkey competition. Alireza Mansourian called him up in 2013 to attend the team's training camp on Kish Island.

On June 11, 2015, Taremi made his debut in a friendly match against


. On June 16, 2015, he came on as a second-half substitute in a World Cup Qualifying match against Turkmenistan.

Taremi scored his first senior goal, a brace, in a 6–0 defeat of Guam in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on September 3, 2015. Taremi scored Iran's winning and only goal in the final round of World Cup qualifying against Qatar on March 23, 2017.

On March 28, 2017, he scored again, this time in a convincing 1–0 win over China. Taremi scored Iran's second goal in a 2–0 victory over Uzbekistan on June 12, 2017, ensuring the country's first-ever qualification to two World Cups.

He was selected to Iran's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in June 2018. Taremi missed a point-blank shot wide left with the score tied 1–1 in stoppage time in Iran's group stage match with Portugal, which would have eliminated


and promoted Iran to the round of 16.

Mehdi Taremi honors


  • Persian Gulf Pro League: 


  • Iranian Super Cup:



  • Qatari Stars Cup:

     2017–18, 2018–19


  • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira:



  • Iranian Footballer of the Year:

    2016, 2017

  • Persian Gulf Pro League Striker of the Year:

    2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17

  • Persian Gulf Pro League Top Goalscorer:

     2015–16, 2016–17

  • Persian Gulf Pro League Team of the Year:

    2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17

  • Azadegan League Top Goalscorer : 


  • Primeira Liga Team of the Year: 


  • Primeira Liga Forward of the Month:

    December 2020, January 2021, February 2021

  • Primeira Liga Player of the Month:

    January 2021

  • SJPF Player of the Month:

    January 2021

  • Rio Ave Player of the Season:


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