Persepolis Striker Alipour Invited to National Team

Ali Alipour

Tasnim - Following a string of impressive performances in Iran Professional League (IPL) with Persepolis, Ali Alipour was invited to Iran national football team.

Iranian media reports suggest that the 23-year-old forward has been called up by Carlos Queiroz to join Team Melli for the first time.

Alipour started his career with Nassaji Mazandaran in 2011. He made his professional debut in 2012 at the age of 16 with Azadegan League club Sang Ahan.

He signed with Persepolis in January 2015 and scored in the Tehran derby against Esteghlal, making him the youngest player to score in the match, with only 19 years of age.

Alipour currently is the top scorer of IPL with 17 goals.

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