Footballer of Azerbaijani origin ranks first on number of goals

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Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 17 / Trend , T.Jafarov/

In 2009, Ali Daei, an Azerbaijani living in Iran, ranked first on the number of goals scored, İRNA reported.

On Oct. 16, Paris announced a list of the world's famous footballers, which was drafted by the number of goals scored. Iranian Footballer Ali Daei took first place with 109 goals in 149 matches held.

Daei is the most famous footballer in the history of football Iran and Asia. Daei was born in the Iranian city of Ardabil on March 21 in 1969. The footballer with Azerbaijani roots scored more goals than Brazil's Pele and Hungary's Puskás.

Daei was forward in the Saypa team and the national squad of Iran. In 2007, he finished his professional career.

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