Alireza Faghani

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Birthday
21, 1978
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Iran

About

Iranian international referee known for having been the officiating football referee in the Persian Gulf Pro League for several seasons. He is also known for his work with FIFA including several Asian Cup and World Cup matches. 

Before Fame

He first joined the youth club Bank Melli and also played for the clubs Etka and Niroye Zamini. He began his career as a referee in 2007 and joined FIFA as a ref in 2008. 

Trivia

He is known for having been honored as the Iranian Referee of the Year in 2011, 2015, and 2017 as well. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Kashmar outside Mashhad, Iran. 

Associated With

He was one of the officials at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup where in a match against Saudi Arabia and China, he awarded Naif Hazazi from Saudi Arabia a penalty kick.