Player Profile: Vahid Hashemian

Did you know that legendary Iranian striker Vahid Hashemian scored his first goal for Team Melli at the 1998 Asian Games against Kazakhstan?

Iran defeated Kazakhstan 2-0 and both goals were scored by Vahid Hashemian.

Team Melli went on to win the Gold at the 98 Asian Games in Thailand after a 2-0 win over Kuwait in the final match in Bangkok, Thailand.

Vahid Hashemian represented Team Melli at two Asian Cups (2000 & 2007) and the 2006 World Cup in Germany before retiring from international football in 2009.

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