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Top facts about Mehdi Taremi, the Persian pride

Tue 11 May 2021 | 18:00

Amongst many articles about different players of various nations, this one is going to be unique, why you may ask? Because it is not every day that you can find articles about Iranian players; thus we welcome you to top facts about Mehdi Taremi, the Persian pride

Before his transfer to Porto, he was one of the finest players in the Persian Gulf Pro League. The Iran Pro League, formerly known as the

Persian Gulf Pro League

, is Iran's top professional football league. Since its establishment on November 2, 2001, it has been Iran's top-level football league. Each year, the top team is crowned Iranian football champion, while the bottom two teams are relegated to the Azadegan League.

To get back to the main topic, Mehdi Taremi is an Iranian striker who currently plays for FC Porto in the Primeira Liga and for the Iranian national team.

Between 2014 and 2018, Taremi was a member of Persepolis. On two occasions, he has been the highest scorer in the Persian Gulf Pro League. In 2019–20, he was also named joint top scorer in the Primeira Liga. In 2015, Taremi made his debut for the Iranian national team.

Now, let us go down into the details for the next part of the top facts about Mehdi Taremi, the Persian pride. If you want to learn more about his career and everything related to his football profession, we have already prepared a complete article of

Mehdi Taremi biography


The ultimate article of top facts about Mehdi Taremi, the Persian pride

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top facts about Mehdi Taremi


Mehdi Taremi information

It is necessary for us to list down all of his most important information at the start, thus we can give you a piece of general information on what to expect from the top facts about Mehdi Taremi article.

Personal information

  • Full name

    : Mehdi Taremi

  • Current profession

    : Footballer

  • Date of birth

    : 18 July 1992

  • Age

    : 28

  • Star Sign

    : Cancer

  • Star sign features

    : Loyal, protective, intuitive, and caring

  • Nationality

    : Persian

  • Place of birth

    : Bushehr, Iran

  • Marital status

    : Single

  • Religion

    : Muslim

Football information

  • Agent

    : Arvand Sport

  • Position

    : Striker

  • Current team

    : Porto

  • Total appearances

    : 252 caps

  • Club appearances

    : 199 caps

  • National appearances

    : 53 caps

  • Total goals

    : 120

  • Market value

    : 12 million Euros

  • Foot

    : Right

Physical stats and appearance

  • Height

    : 1.87 m

  • Weight

    : 77 kg

  • Body shape

    : Athletic

  • Hair color

    : Black

  • Eye color:


Now we are going to get right to his transfer market information and his market value.

Mehdi Taremi Transfermarkt

As far as his statistics go on Transfermarkt, he has been in the starting eleven 71% of his career and he has 35% goal participation, and comparing to other strikers it not that of a bad deal after all. His agent is Arvand Sport organization and the head of this organization is Alireza Nikoomanesh. He is currently the top client of the organization alongside Mehdi Ghayedi and 

Ahmad Nourollahi


According to his transfermarkt page, he also plays as Left-winger and second striker. He is currently 2nd top valuable player of Iran, considering his transfermarkt ranking, and 10th in Porto.

Starting from 150 thousand euros, his value took off in mid- 2019 from 1.7 million euros to 3.2 million in 2020 and once again in late 2020 from 3.2m as mentioned to what it is now (12m euros).

Moving on to the next section of 

top facts about Mehdi Taremi

, we are going to go through his career as briefly as possible so there would be enough room left for his personal and salary facts.

Mehdi Taremi career statistics

Taremi started his career at the Bargh Bushehr Academy before moving on to the Iranjavan Youth Academy.

In the summer of 2010, he joined Shahin Bushehr. He appeared in seven games and scored one goal in each of them. He was released by Shahin Bushehr in the winter of 2012 to spend his conscription time in a military club, but he did not enter one and was forced to spend his conscription period in a regular garrison.

He signed a two-year contract with Iranjavan in the summer of 2013 and was assigned the number 9 for the 2014–15 season. Taremi scored 12 goals in 22 games in 2013–14, putting him second in the league behind Mokhtar Jomehzadeh.

Taremi got several offers after becoming the

Azadegan League

's top scorer. In the summer of 2014, he signed a two-year deal with Persepolis FC, which continued until June 2016.

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.

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 signed a four-year deal with Portuguese club 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.

As for his international side, Taremi scored nine goals for Iran's student national football team in a tournament in Turkey. 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 Uzbekistan.

Mehdi Taremi social media

Mehdi has been active on multiple platforms, using them as sources of sharing the pictures of his football pictures as well as his family and friend ones, thus we have provided information about his social media for you in this section of

top facts about Mehdi Taremi


We are going to take a look at his Instagram account and Twitter, and we will analyze the ways that this athlete benefits from the mentioned platforms.

Mehdi Taremi Instagram

Mehdi Taremi has been active on Instagram by the name of mehditaremiofficial9 and has been posting pictures of him while training or at friendly gatherings.

One of the most interesting facts of top facts about Mehdi Taremi is that not only did Mehdi earn a lot of followers by signing for Porto, he also increased the team’s followers by a huge amount. 

According to a report in the newspaper O Jogo, the Portuguese champion has 57,200 Colombian fans and 97,000 Mexican fans.

FC Porto

, on the other hand, attracted more than a third of the total fans in just one day.

Mehdi Taremi Twitter

This amazing player has been active on Twitter by the name of MehdiTaremi9 and has 71 k followers on the platform. He has been posting pictures of him and his playmates and tweeting some of his thoughts.

He has recently complained against AFC and the decisions it has taken against Persian clubs. He has also posted several posts warning people of the dangers of the corona virus and suggesting them effective ways to battle this epidemic problem. He usually shows his appreciation towards God with tweets like “Gracas a Deus” which indicates that he is religious and has a great connection with God.

Mehdi Taremi net worth and salary

Net worth basically means what an entity is worth. It represents an individual's assets minus any debt he or she might have. In Mehdi Taremi’s case, the has not been an exact amount but the estimated price is something between 3-5 million dollars. His salary is 500 thousand euros per year which is a fairly high amount.

Mehdi Taremi cars

Mehdi Taremi is a big fan of Audi cars, no wonder we have dedicated a whole section in top facts about Mehdi Taremi

article for this matter. There were rumors that he has been gifted an expensive car by an Arab sheik.

However, the fact is that he always has been a fan of expensive cars. Before joining Porto or even before leaving Iran, he had a white Porsche, which was pretty famous amongst the fans since there are a few players who own such expensive cars in Iran.

Mehdi Taremi family and personal life

Mehdi Taremi was born on July 18, 1992, in Tehran, Iran. Bushehr, Iran, is where he was born. Alireza Taremi, his father, and his mother, whose identity is unknown, gave birth to him. His family has three children, Mehdi Taremi is the youngest. Mohammad Taremi, his older brother, is also a football player.

He is of Iranian origin. His religion is Muslim. Cancer is his horoscope sign. A period in a person's life where he or she is actively pursuing romantic relationships with various people is referred to as dating.

When two unmarried celebrities are seen in public together, they are sometimes referred to as "dating," indicating that they were seen together in public and it is unknown if they are only friends, pursuing a more intimate relationship, or romantically involved. Mehdi Taremi has been seen several times with Sahar Ghoreishi.

Just to deviate from the main topic of top facts about Mehdi Taremi, Sahar Ghoreishi is an actress from Iran. She rose to prominence among Iranians after portraying "Yalda" in the Delnavazan TV series. In 2009, she made her acting debut in the television series Laj-o-Laj Bazi, directed by Sayyed Mahdi Borgheyi. There has been no information about their engagement ceremony.

However, several days ago he added a new fact to top facts about Mehdi Taremi and posted a story on Instagram saying that he is in a new relationship and that the information of this relationship will stay hidden since it is personal.

Top 10 quick facts about Mehdi Taremi

1. Mehdi Taremi has a generous personality, according to his friends and family, and is a beloved persona by his relatives. He has helped many people and has participated in various charity events.

2. he often visits his hometown in Bushehr, and likes to spend his time in his house, and rarely exits the house to go shopping. He often visits 5 of his childhood friends and spends most of his time with them.

3. In 2015, Mehdi Taremi decided to do something odd with the penalty kick that he had been given. The match was against


and he was part of Persepolis at that time. To 100 thousand viewers' surprise, he scored the penalty with a chip kick and he himself was shocked that he was able to score with such a hilarious kick.

4. He was used in various positions and in almost all of them he managed to handle the position and come out of the test victorious.

5. His last name was often spelled wrong in Persian since the language has two letters for the sound “T”, and most of the time the interviewers asked Mehdi himself to spell his last name so that they could make sure that they would write his name right.

6. Before getting offered a contract from


, Mehdi received a call from the team’s manager Ali Daei. According to Mehdi, after the call, he was so excited that he couldn’t talk for hours, and after those hours he had bad stuttering, to the point that his family thought that he had a stroke or something.

7. It was his father who recommended Mehdi to Iranjavan, his first club after Mehdi finished the military service. Mehdi didn’t have practice since he decided to join the regular garrison and offering him a contract was a risky move from the football clubs.

8. He scored his first Persian Gulf Pro League goal at the age of 18 which is surprising comparing the world's best strikers.

9. he has served his military service for the Iranian navy army while he could join the football club dedicated for the talented soldiers and serve a much easier time but he took the risk and put football aside for almost 2 years.

10. The super fact of top facts about Mehdi Taremi could be this one. Mehdi Taremi’s football idol was the Brazilian star


. He often called his idol “the original Ronaldo” and was a huge fan of the mentioned athlete. This explains why he has such a love insured in his heart for the number 9 jersey.

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