Nasser Hejazi

1949 - 2011

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Nasser Hejazi (Persian: ناصر حجازی nāser hejāzi; 14 December 1949 – 23 May 2011), nicknamed "the legendary Iranian goalkeeper", was an Iranian football player and coach who most notably played for Esteghlal (Taj). Considered as the best goalkeeper in the history of Iranian football and Asia, he was capped 62 times for the Iran national football team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nasser Hejazi has received more than 108,174 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nasser Hejazi is the 2,811th most popular soccer player (down from 2,757th in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from Iran (down from 273rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Nasser Hejazi ranks 2,811 out of 16,923Before him are Fritz Herkenrath, Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin, Sávio, Mahamadou Diarra, Rubén Paz, and Vladimir Muntyan. After him are Kazimir Hnatow, Finidi George, Lucas Hernandez, Roberto Gayón, Sulley Muntari, and Jean Capelle.

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Among people born in 1949, Nasser Hejazi ranks 400Before him are Peter Ackroyd, Volodymyr Onyshchenko, Tom Verlaine, José Rodrigues Neto, Paul Nurse, and Valeri Vasiliev. After him are Jon Avnet, Naseeruddin Shah, Pavel Lungin, Farida Jalal, Hartmut Briesenick, and Michael Hogan. Among people deceased in 2011, Nasser Hejazi ranks 299Before him are Birgitta Trotzig, Dana Wynter, Amparo Muñoz, Joanna Russ, Ellen Winther, and David Hess. After him are Cesare Rubini, Iya Savvina, Gilbert Adair, Juliano Mer-Khamis, Frank Buckles, and Assar Rönnlund.

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Among people born in Iran, Nasser Hejazi ranks 316 out of 463Before him are Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel (1945), Alenush Terian (1921), Hossein Salami (1960), Hassan Habibi (1937), Eshaq Jahangiri (1958), and Mohsen Rezaee (1954). After him are Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani (1939), Darius Khondji (1955), Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf (1961), Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Azar Nafisi (1955), and Aylar Lie (1984).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Nasser Hejazi ranks 2Before him are Ali Daei (1969). After him are Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Ali Parvin (1946), Afshin Ghotbi (1964), Mehdi Mahdavikia (1977), Ali Karimi (1978), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Javad Nekounam (1980), Khodadad Azizi (1971), and Iraj Danaeifard (1951).