Homayoun Behzadi

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Homayoun Behzadi
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Behzadi in 1974
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-06-20)20 June 1942
Place of birth Khorramabad, Iran
Date of death 22 January 2016(2016-01-22) (aged 73)
Place of death Tehran, Iran
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1954–1958 Shahin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1967 Shahin
1967–1968 Paykan
1968–1975 Persepolis
1968–1969Paykan (loan)
1969–1970Paykan (loan)
National team
1962–1972 Iran 35 (13)
Teams managed
1974–1976 Persepolis (assistant)
1975 Persepolis (interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Homayoun Behzadi (Persian: همایون بهزادی‎‎; 20 June 1942 – 22 January 2016) was an Iranian footballer and coach. He usually played as a striker. He played for Paykan, but most notably for the Iran national football team. For a very brief time, Behzadi was the coach of the Persepolis football team in 1975.

Behzadi suffered a heart attack in April 2013. He made a full recovery. Behzadi died in Tehran on 22 January 2016 at the age of 73.[1]

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