Alireza Faghani

1978 - Today

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Alireza Faghani (Persian: عليرضا فغانى‎, born 21 March 1978) is an Iranian international football referee who has been officiating in the Persian Gulf Pro League for several seasons and has been on the FIFA list since 2008. Faghani has refereed important matches such as the 2014 AFC Champions League Final, the 2015 AFC Asian Cup Final, the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup Final , the 2016 Olympic football final match. He has refereed matches in the 2017 Liga 1 , 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alireza Faghani has received more than 187,766 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Alireza Faghani is the 61st most popular referee (down from 57th in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Iran (down from 300th in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Referee.

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Among referees, Alireza Faghani ranks 61 out of 108Before him are Bibiana Steinhaus, Carlos Eugênio Simon, Kyros Vassaras, Michael Hester, Sandro Ricci, and Peter Fröjdfeldt. After him are Pablo Pozo, Jerome Damon, Héctor Baldassi, Mark Geiger, Szymon Marciniak, and Clément Turpin.

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Among people born in 1978, Alireza Faghani ranks 347Before him are Macarena Gómez, Richard Hamilton, Mattias Ekström, Gábor Vona, Franck Montagny, and An Yong-hak. After him are Ognjen Koroman, Simon Webbe, Mathew Hayman, Swizz Beatz, Edu Gaspar, and Andriy Vorobey.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Alireza Faghani ranks 358 out of 463Before him are Rosie Malek-Yonan (1965), Iraj Danaeifard (1951), Ashkan Dejagah (1986), Karim Bagheri (1974), Azam Ali (1970), and Nasim Pedrad (1981). After him are Masoud Shojaei (1984), Helly Luv (1988), Yahya Golmohammadi (1971), Ali Divandari (1957), Laleh (1982), and Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh (1966).

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Among REFEREES In Iran

Among referees born in Iran, Alireza Faghani ranks 1