Aziz Asli

Iranian football manager (1938-2015)

Aziz Aslimanesh (Persian: عزیز اصلی‎; 9 April 1938 – 23 April 2015), better known as Aziz Asli, was an Iranian football goalkeeper, manager, painter, and actor. He played for teams such as Persepolis F.C. and his country from the late 1940s until the early 1970s. He managed Zob Ahan Isfahan F.C. for a short time. He also acted in movies before the Islamic Revolution.

Aziz Asli
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Personal information
Full name Aziz Aslimanesh
Date of birth (1938-04-09)9 April 1938
Place of birth Tabriz, Iran
Date of death 23 April 2015(2015-04-23) (aged 77)
Place of death Munich, Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960-? Daraei
1968–1971 Persepolis
National team
1962–1968 Iran 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Asli was born in Tabriz. He was of Azerbaijani ancestry. He died on 23 April 2015 in Munich, Germany, aged 77.[1]


  1. "Former Iran, Persepolis Goalkeeper Dies". 24 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.

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