Ali Daei

Date of birth21 March 1969
Place of birthTehran
NationalityIranian
Weight81 kg
Height1.90 m
PositionForward

Coming in to the 2006 World Cup finals Ali Daei had scored a record 30 goals in World Cup qualifiers.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Tejarat und Taxirany Teheran
Pirouzi (Iran)
Al Sadd
DSC Arminia Bielefeld 01 Jul 1997 01 Jul 1998
Bayern München 01 Jul 1998 01 Jul 1999
Hertha BSC Berlin 01 Jul 1999

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1997-98 Asian XI Representative 1
1998-99 Bayern München UEFA Champions League
1
1999-00 Hertha BSC Berlin UEFA Champions League 2
2
1999-00 World XI International Friendly 1
2000-01 Hertha BSC Berlin Bundesliga 4
18
3
2000-01 Hertha BSC Berlin UEFA Cup 4
1
2
1
2001-02 Hertha BSC Berlin Bundesliga 1
6
2001-02 Hertha BSC Berlin UEFA Cup
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
21 Sep 1999 Hertha Berlin v Chelsea W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group H
03 Nov 1999 Chelsea v Hertha Berlin L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
12 Aug 2000 Bayern München v Hertha Berlin L 4-1 Bundesliga 1
09 Sep 2000 VfL Wolfsburg v Hertha Berlin L 2-1 Bundesliga 4
14 Sep 2000 Zimbru Chisinau v Hertha Berlin W 1-2 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
17 Sep 2000 Hertha BSC Berlin v VfB Stuttgart W 2-0 Bundesliga 5
21 Sep 2000 Hertha Berlin v Zimbru Chisinau W 2-0
Agg: 4-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
24 Sep 2000 SpVgg Unterhaching v Hertha Berlin L 5-2 Bundesliga 6
30 Sep 2000 Hertha Berlin v 1.FC Köln W 4-2 Bundesliga 7
29 Oct 2000 TSV 1860 München v Hertha Berlin W 0-1 Bundesliga 10
02 Nov 2000 Hertha Berlin v SC Freiburg D 2-2 Bundesliga 15
04 Nov 2000 Hertha Berlin v Werder Bremen W 4-1 Bundesliga 11
07 Nov 2000 Amica Wronki v Hertha Berlin D 1-1
Agg: 2-4
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Nov 2000 Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin L 2-0 Bundesliga 12
18 Nov 2000 Hertha BSC Berlin v Schalke 04 L 0-4 Bundesliga 13
21 Nov 2000 Hertha Berlin v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
07 Dec 2000 Inter Milano v Hertha Berlin L 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
10 Dec 2000 Bayer Leverkusen v Hertha Berlin L 4-0 Bundesliga 16
13 Dec 2000 Hertha Berlin v 1.FC Kaiserslautern L 2-4 Bundesliga 17
17 Dec 2000 Hertha Berlin v Bayern München L 1-3 Bundesliga 18
10 Feb 2001 Hertha Berlin v VfL Wolfsburg L 1-3 Bundesliga 21
03 Mar 2001 1.FC Köln v Hertha Berlin L 1-0 Bundesliga 24
17 Mar 2001 Energie Cottbus v Hertha Berlin L 3-0 Bundesliga 26
31 Mar 2001 Hertha Berlin v TSV 1860 München W 3-0 Bundesliga 27
07 Apr 2001 Werder Bremen v Hertha Berlin L 3-1 Bundesliga 28
14 Apr 2001 Hertha Berlin v Borussia Dortmund W 1-0 Bundesliga 29
21 Apr 2001 Schalke 04 v Hertha Berlin L 3-1 Bundesliga 30
06 May 2001 SC Freiburg v Hertha Berlin L 1-0 Bundesliga 32
12 May 2001 Hertha Berlin v Bayer Leverkusen D 1-1 Bundesliga 33
22 Sep 2001 1.FC Kaiserslautern v Hertha Berlin L 4-1 Bundesliga 7
24 Nov 2001 Hansa Rostock v Hertha Berlin D 1-1 Bundesliga 14
02 Dec 2001 Hertha Berlin v Bayern München W 2-1 Bundesliga 15
06 Dec 2001 Hertha Berlin v Servette L 0-3
Agg: 0-3
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 2001 Schalke 04 v Hertha Berlin D 0-0 Bundesliga 16
02 Feb 2002 Hertha Berlin v SC Freiburg D 1-1 Bundesliga 20
05 Feb 2002 Energie Cottbus v Hertha Berlin L 1-0 Bundesliga 21
20 Apr 2002 Bayern München v Hertha Berlin L 3-0 Bundesliga 32


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1992-93 Iran FIFA World Cup 2
1
1993-94 Iran FIFA World Cup 6
6
1995-96 Iran AFC Asian Cup 11
20
1995-96 Iran International Friendly 1
2
1996-97 Iran FIFA World Cup 5
1
6
1997-98 Iran Asian Games 4
5
1997-98 Iran FIFA World Cup 14
3
1
1997-98 Iran International Friendly 1
1998-99 Iran Canada Cup 3
1
1
1998-99 Iran International Friendly 2
1999-00 Iran A v Under-23 1
1
1999-00 Iran AFC Asian Cup 8
9
1999-00 Iran International Friendly 3
1
1999-00 Iran Kirin Cup 1
1
1999-00 Iran LG Cup Four Nations Tournament (Tehran) 1
1
2000-01 Iran Cup of Ancient Civilisations 1
1
2000-01 Iran FIFA World Cup 2
4
2000-01 Iran International Friendly 2
2
2001-02 Iran Asian Games 2
3
2001-02 Iran FIFA World Cup 11
6
2
2001-02 Iran International Friendly 1
2001-02 Iran Tehran Tournament 1
2
2002-03 Iran International Friendly 1
1
2002-03 Iran LG Cup 1
1
2003-04 Iran AFC Asian Cup 10
8
2003-04 Iran AFC-OFC Challenge 1
2003-04 Iran FIFA World Cup 3
3
2003-04 Iran International Friendly 2
1
2003-04 Iran LG Middle East / Africa Peace Cup 1
2004-05 Iran FIFA World Cup 6
5
2004-05 Iran International Friendly 2
2
2005-06 Iran AFC Asian Cup 1
1
2005-06 Iran FIFA World Cup 3
1
2005-06 Iran International Friendly 5
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
23 Jun 1993 Iran v Oman D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group B
25 Jun 1993 Iran v Taiwan W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group B
04 Jul 1993 Taiwan v Iran W 0-6 FIFA World Cup Asia group B
16 Oct 1993 Iran v Korea Republic L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Asia final round
18 Oct 1993 Japan v Iran W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Asia final round
22 Oct 1993 Iraq v Iran L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia final round
25 Oct 1993 Iran v Korea DPR W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia final round
28 Oct 1993 Saudi Arabia v Iran L 4-3 FIFA World Cup Asia final round
30 May 1996 Kuwait v Iran W 1-2 International Friendly
10 Jun 1996 Iran v Nepal W 8-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 5
12 Jun 1996 Iran v Sri Lanka W 7-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 5
14 Jun 1996 Iran v Oman W 2-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 5
19 Jun 1996 Iran v Nepal W 4-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 5
21 Jun 1996 Oman v Iran W 1-2 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 5
05 Dec 1996 Iran v Iraq L 1-2 AFC Asian Cup Group B
08 Dec 1996 Iran v Thailand W 3-1 AFC Asian Cup Group B
11 Dec 1996 Saudi Arabia v Iran W 0-3 AFC Asian Cup Group B
16 Dec 1996 Iran v Korea Republic W 6-2 AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final
18 Dec 1996 Saudi Arabia v Iran L 0-0 (3-4) AFC Asian Cup Semi-final
21 Dec 1996 Iran v Kuwait W 1-1 (3-2) AFC Asian Cup 3rd place
02 Jun 1997 Maldives v Iran W 0-17 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round group 2
04 Jun 1997 Kyrgyzstan v Iran W 0-7 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round group 2
06 Jun 1997 Syria v Iran W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round group 2
09 Jun 1997 Iran v Kyrgyzstan W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round group 2
11 Jun 1997 Iran v Maldives W 9-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round group 2
13 Jun 1997 Iran v Syria D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round group 3
13 Sep 1997 China PR v Iran W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
19 Sep 1997 Iran v Saudi Arabia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
26 Sep 1997 Kuwait v Iran D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
03 Oct 1997 Iran v Qatar W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
17 Oct 1997 Iran v China PR W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
24 Oct 1997 Saudi Arabia v Iran L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
31 Oct 1997 Iran v Kuwait D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
07 Nov 1997 Qatar v Iran L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round
16 Nov 1997 Japan v Iran L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Asia play-off
22 Nov 1997 Iran v Australia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off Asia / Oceania
29 Nov 1997 Australia v Iran D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Play-off Asia / Oceania
03 Jun 1998 Croatia v Iran L 2-0 International Friendly
14 Jun 1998 Yugoslavia v Iran L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
21 Jun 1998 USA v Iran W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
25 Jun 1998 Germany v Iran L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
13 Oct 1998 Kuwait v Iran L 3-0 International Friendly
05 Dec 1998 Iran v Laos W 6-1 ASIAN GAMES Group H
07 Dec 1998 Oman v Iran L 4-2 ASIAN GAMES Group 3 2nd round
14 Dec 1998 Iran v Uzbekistan W 4-0 ASIAN GAMES Quarter-final
19 Dec 1998 Iran v Kuwait W 2-0 ASIAN GAMES Final
14 Mar 1999 China PR v Iran L 1-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 1999 Iran v Ecuador D 1-1 CANADA CUP
04 Jun 1999 Canada v Iran W 0-1 CANADA CUP
06 Jun 1999 Iran v Guatemala D 2-2 CANADA CUP
08 Sep 1999 Japan v Iran D 1-1 KIRIN CUP
10 Oct 1999 Denmark v Iran D 0-0 International Friendly
09 Jan 2000 Mexico v Iran L 2-1 International Friendly
12 Jan 2000 Iran v Ecuador W 2-1 A v U23
16 Jan 2000 USA v Iran D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 2000 Maldives v Iran W 0-8 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 2
02 Apr 2000 Iran v Syria W 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 2
09 Apr 2000 Iran v Bahrain W 3-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 2
13 Apr 2000 Iran v Maldives W 3-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 2
09 Jun 2000 Iran v FYR Macedonia W 3-1 LG CUP FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT (TEHRAN) 3rd place
01 Sep 2000 Austria v Iran L 5-1 International Friendly
27 Sep 2000 Qatar v Iran W 1-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 2000 Lebanon v Iran W 0-4 AFC Asian Cup Group A
15 Oct 2000 Iran v Thailand D 1-1 AFC Asian Cup Group A
18 Oct 2000 Iran v Iraq W 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Group A
23 Oct 2000 Korea Republic v Iran L 2-1 AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final
24 Nov 2000 Iran v Guam W 19-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group 2
28 Nov 2000 Iran v Tajikistan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group 2
19 Jan 2001 Iran v China PR W 4-0 CUP OF ANCIENT CIVILISATIONS
10 Aug 2001 Iran v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 4-0 TEHRAN TOURNAMENT Final
15 Aug 2001 Slovakia v Iran W 3-4 International Friendly
24 Aug 2001 Iran v Saudi Arabia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
01 Sep 2001 Thailand v Iran D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
07 Sep 2001 Iraq v Iran W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
14 Sep 2001 Iran v Bahrain D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
28 Sep 2001 Saudi Arabia v Iran D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
05 Oct 2001 Iran v Thailand W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
12 Oct 2001 Iran v Iraq W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
21 Oct 2001 Bahrain v Iran L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group A
31 Oct 2001 United Arab Emirates v Iran W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Asia play-off
10 Nov 2001 Republic of Ireland v Iran L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Asia
15 Nov 2001 Iran v Republic of Ireland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Asia play-off
21 Aug 2002 Ukraine v Iran W 0-1 International Friendly
19 Sep 2002 Iran v Paraguay W 1-1 (4-3) LG CUP Final
28 Sep 2002 Afghanistan v Iran W 0-10 ASIAN GAMES Group E
01 Oct 2002 Iran v Lebanon W 2-0 ASIAN GAMES Group E
13 Aug 2003 Iran v Iraq L 0-1 LG MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA PEACE CUP
20 Aug 2003 Belarus v Iran L 2-1 International Friendly
05 Sep 2003 Iran v Jordan W 4-1 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group D
12 Oct 2003 Iran v New Zealand W 3-0 AFC-OFC Challenge
14 Nov 2003 Iran v Korea DPR W 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group D
19 Nov 2003 Lebanon v Iran W 0-3 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group D
28 Nov 2003 Iran v Lebanon W 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group D
02 Dec 2003 Kuwait v Iran L 3-1 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Iran v Qatar W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 1
31 Mar 2004 Laos v Iran W 0-7 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 1
09 Jun 2004 Iran v Jordan L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 1
20 Jul 2004 Iran v Thailand W 3-0 AFC Asian Cup Group D
24 Jul 2004 Oman v Iran D 2-2 AFC Asian Cup Group D
28 Jul 2004 Japan v Iran D 0-0 AFC Asian Cup Group D
31 Jul 2004 Korea Republic v Iran W 3-4 AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final
03 Aug 2004 China PR v Iran L 1-1 (3-4) AFC Asian Cup Semi-final
06 Aug 2004 Iran v Bahrain W 4-2 AFC Asian Cup 3rd place
08 Sep 2004 Jordan v Iran W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 1
17 Nov 2004 Iran v Laos W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 1
18 Dec 2004 Iran v Panama W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Feb 2005 Iran v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Bahrain v Iran D 0-0 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
25 Mar 2005 Iran v Japan W 2-1 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
03 Jun 2005 Iran v Korea DPR W 1-0 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
08 Jun 2005 Iran v Bahrain W 1-0 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
17 Aug 2005 Japan v Iran L 2-1 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
24 Aug 2005 Iran v Libya W 4-0 International Friendly
13 Nov 2005 Iran v Togo W 2-0 International Friendly
22 Feb 2006 Iran v Taiwan W 4-0 AFC Asian Cup Group B
01 Mar 2006 Iran v Costa Rica W 3-2 International Friendly
28 May 2006 Croatia v Iran D 2-2 International Friendly
31 May 2006 Iran v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 5-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2006 Mexico v Iran L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
21 Jun 2006 Iran v Angola D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.