Mehdi Mahdavikia

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Mehdi Mahdavikia (Persian: مهدی مهدوی‌کیا ; born 24 July 1977) is an Iranian professional football coach and former player usually played as a right winger or right back. He is currently under contract by Hamburger SV as a youth coach, and also manages his own youth academy, FC KIA. Mahdavikia currently represents Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in the Football Advisory Panel of International Football Association Board (IFAB), joining the body in 2019. On 15 May 2013, Mahdavikia was appointed as AFC Grassroots Ambassador.During his playing career, Mahdavikia internationally represented Iranian national team, which he captained from 2006 to 2009, and currently is the fourth most capped player of all-time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehdi Mahdavikia has received more than 258,603 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Mehdi Mahdavikia is the 3,783rd most popular soccer player (down from 3,715th in 2019), the 331st most popular biography from Iran (down from 288th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 3,783 out of 16,923Before him are Marco Storari, Abdul Kader Keïta, Heinz Wewers, Timmy Simons, Yumi Watanabe, and Alex Morgan. After him are Wolfgang Seguin, Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Toshiaki Imai, Iván Menczel, Mikhail Ogonkov, and James Gentle.

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Among people born in 1977, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 163Before him are Jaime Pressly, Maitland Ward, Birgit Prinz, Leo Franco, Dominic Howard, and Marco Storari. After him are Ilse DeLange, Laila Ali, Emilíana Torrini, Johann Vogel, Antonio Mateu Lahoz, and Saša Ilić.

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Among people born in Iran, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 331 out of 463Before him are Golshifteh Farahani (1983), Andy (1958), Nusrat Bhutto (1929), Bahman Ghobadi (1969), Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), and Afshin Ghotbi (1964). After him are Leila Hatami (1972), Ali Karimi (1978), Nazanin Boniadi (1979), Mohammad Reza Aref (1951), Sardar Azmoun (1995), and Guity Novin (1944).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 6Before him are Ali Daei (1969), Nasser Hejazi (1949), Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Ali Parvin (1946), and Afshin Ghotbi (1964). After him are Ali Karimi (1978), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Javad Nekounam (1980), Khodadad Azizi (1971), and Iraj Danaeifard (1951).