Mojtaba Jabbari

مجتبی جباری

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Updated:Monday 13th October 2014

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(Wikipedia) - Mojtaba Jabbari Mojtaba Jabbari Personal information Full name Date of birth Place of birth Height Playing position Club information Current team Number Youth career 1995–1999 1999–2002 Senior career* Years 2002–2005 2005–2013 2013–2014 2013–2014 2014– National team‡ 2005 2005–2014
Mojtaba Jabbari Kordgeshlagi
(1983-06-16) 16 June 1983 (age 31)
Robat Karim, Iran
1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)
Attacking midfielder
Al Ahli
88
Rah Ahan
Esteghlal
Team Apps† (Gls)†
Aboomoslem 55 (7)
Esteghlal 135 (26)
Sepahan 5 (0)
→ Al Ahli (loan) 17 (3)
Al Ahli 11 (4)
Iran B 6 (2)
Iran 31 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 1, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 16, 2014

Mojtaba Jabbari (Persian: مجتبی جباری‎, pronounced ; born 16 June 1983 in Robat Karim) is an Iranian football player who currently plays for Al Ahli in the Qatar Stars League and the Iranian national team as an attacking midfielder.

Contents
  • 1 Club career
    • 1.1 Early years
    • 1.2 Esteghlal
    • 1.3 Sepahan
    • 1.4 Al Ahli
    • 1.5 Club career statistics
  • 2 International career
    • 2.1 International goals
  • 3 Honours
    • 3.1 Club
    • 3.2 National
    • 3.3 Individual
  • 4 Notes
  • 5 External links

Club career Early years

Due to his father''s career as an employee for Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRR), Jabbari began his club football playing for Rah Ahan. His coach at the club, Ahadi soon moved to Esteghlal youth team, and took Jabbari with him. To gain experience, he was loaned out to Aboomoslem. He was part of the team that went to final of the Hazfi Cup with Aboomoslem.

Esteghlal

There he was able to show his talents and after a solid season rejoined Esteghlal in the 2005–06 season. Jabbari was one of the most impressive players in the league that season and was considered by many to be the league MVP. He helped the team win the championship that season.

In 2006, he got injured and was not ready to play until the second half of 2006–07 season, in which he made a comeback in a 20 minute appearance vs. Saipa on January 27, 2007. He is back to the club''s starting lineup for the 2007–08 season. He was a key player in Esteghlal''s Hazfi Cup final victory Pegah scoring and assisting a goal in the 3–0 win on a day which he lost his father. He scored Esteghlal''s first goal of the 2008–09 season in a 2-0 victory over former club Aboomoslem.

Jabbari was on trial with Grenoble Foot 38 of French Ligue 1 but was not signed as Grenoble Foot 38 ran into financial problems. He had some problems with the club coach after the first AFC Champions League and was fined by the club. He started the 2009–10 season as usual with injury where he was out for most of the season and only featured in few matches but in 2010–11 season, he was able to become one of the regular players. He scored a goal in the Tehran derby on 16 September 2011 and was selected as best player of the match. He won the Hazfi Cup for the second time in this season. He also helped Esteghlal to win league title in 2012–13 season after four years.

Sepahan

After multiple rather harsh criticism he had made against the management of the club over the past few years, in early July 2013 after some unsuccessful preliminary negotiations to extend his contract the club''s chairman decided not to move forward till he officially apologized for his remarks. At the same time, Jabbari claimed that he had been waiting for an apology from the club for about 2 weeks. Eventually no apology was exchanged and on 6 July 2013 he signed a one year contract with Sepahan. After playing just five games for Sepahan, he was fired by Sepahan coach Zlatko Kranjčar and was banned from training.

Al Ahli

On 1 October 2013, Jabbari signed a one-year loan contract with Al Ahli of Qatar Stars League. In January 2014 Jabbari completed a permanent move to Al Ahli, he signed a two year, $3.5 million contract. He finished the season with scoring five goals and assisting six times in twenty one matches.

Jabbari scored the first two goals of the 2014–15 season in Al Ahli''s 4–1 win over Al-Sailiya. He also assisted two goals in Al Ahli''s second game against Qatar SC. On 3 September 2014, Jabbari was named as August''s Player of the Month. The award makes him the first ever winner in Qatar Stars League''s history.

Club career statistics

Last update: 1 October 2014

Club performance League Cup Continental Total Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total Qatar League Emir Cup Asia Total Career total 221 39 22 8 19 1 261 49
2002–03 Aboomoslem Pro League 13 2 1 0 14 2
2003–04 15 0 0 0 15 0
2004–05 27 5 5 0 32 5
2005–06 Esteghlal 24 5 0 0 24 5
2006–07 2 0 0 0 2 0
2007–08 27 1 6 1 33 2
2008–09 22 8 0 0 1 0 23 8
2009–10 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
2010–11 19 2 2 2 5 0 26 4
2011–12 24 10 2 2 3 1 29 13
2012–13 16 0 4 0 8 0 28 0
2013–14 Sepahan 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2013–14 Al Ahli Stars League 21 5 2 3 23 8
2014–15 6 2 0 0 6 2
  • Assist goals
Season Team Assists
05–06 Esteghlal 7
07–08 Esteghlal 8
08–09 Esteghlal 4
10–11 Esteghlal 3
11–12 Esteghlal 9
12–13 Esteghlal 4
13–14 Sepahan 1
13–14 Al Ahli 6
14–15 Al Ahli 2
International career

While playing for Aboomoslem, Jabbari was called up to the national team camps several times, but was not able to create a place for himself in the team. He also played for Iran B team in the Islamic Solidarity Games held in Saudi Arabia. Soon after he was called up to the national team again, and made his international debut versus Bosnia on February 2, 2005. After his impressive displays the following season in Esteghlal, he was a constant call up to the national team and there was some chance that he might have been a starter.He played the last match of Iran against Japan in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification then he was called up for Iran''s preliminary World Cup 2006 squad, but missed the tournament as he was injured during training in Switzerland.

The injury kept him out of Team Melli for 2007, but came back to the team in January 2008 for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign.

He was recalled by Carlos Queiroz in 2011 and was scored his first national goal on 11 October 2011 against Bahrain. He was also scored an other goal in the match with Bahrain on 11 November 2011 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification and later on performed in 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification as well.

In April 2014, he announced he would be retiring from the national team.

International goalsScores and results list Iran''s goal tally first. # Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 October 2011 Azadi Stadium, Tehran  Bahrain 2–0 6–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 11 November 2011 National Stadium, Manama  Bahrain 1–1 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 15 November 2011 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta  Indonesia 2–0 4–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
Honours ClubAboomoslem
  • Hazfi Cup:
    • Runner-up (1): 2004–05
Esteghlal
  • Iranian Football League:
    • Winner (3): 2005–06, 2008–09, 2012–13
    • Runner-up (1): 2010–11
  • Hazfi Cup:
    • Winner (2): 2007–08, 2011–12
National
  • Islamic Solidarity Games: 2005 (Bronze Medal)
Individual
  • Iran Pro League top goal assistant: 2007–08
  • Qatar Stars League Player of the Month: August 2014
Notes
  • ^ "Jabbari Fan Thread". PersianFootball.com. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  • ^
  • ^ رسمی: با گرانترین قرارداد سال / جباری به سپاهان پیوست
  • ^ جباری به الاهلی رفت
  • ^ "August: QSL Player of the Month – Mojtaba Jabari". QSL. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  • ^ "مجتبی جباری جام جهانی را از دست داد". Mehr News Agency. Retrieved 2006-08-03.  (Persian)
  • ^ http://khabaronline.ir/detail/347362/sport/iran-soccer
  • External links
    • Official Website
    • Mojtaba Jabari at TeamMelli.com
    • Facebook Official Fan Page
    • Mojtaba Jabbari at National-Football-Teams.com
    Persondata
    Name Jabbari, Mojtaba
    Alternative names مجتبی جباری (Persian)
    Short description Iranian football player
    Date of birth 16 June 1983
    Place of birth Robat Karim, Iran
    Date of death
    Place of death

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