Andranik Teymourian is a professional football player who plays as a defensive midfielder for Iranian national football team and Iranian club Gostaresh Foulad. Apart from playing for several Iranian football clubs, he has played for top English clubs such as Bolton Wanderers FC, Fulham FC, and Barnsley FC.
He was part of Iranian senior national team that played in FIFA World Cup in 2006 and 2014 and also represented his birth country, Iran in 2007, 2011 and 2015 editions of Asian Cup Tournament.
Andranik Teymourian was born to Armenian parents on March 6, 1983, in the capital city of Iran, Tehran. He has an older brother, Serjik Teymourian who is a former defensive midfielder who played for Iranian club, Esteghlal FC, and German Bundesliga top tier, 1. FSV Mainz 05.
He began his career in the youth teams of Iranian football clubs, Ararat Tehran and Esteghalal.
His annual salary playing for his current club, Gostaresh Foulad is estimated to be around $ 34,000 as of 2018 and has a current market value of $ 550880.
As his exact net worth is not known, his assumed net worth is to be in the region $ 300,000. He makes a good amount of money from the career as a footballer and is having a cool and relaxed life.
After starting his career at a professional level playing at Iranian teams of Oghab FC and FC Aboumoslem, he signed a two-year contract deal with FA Premier League side, Bolton Wanderers FC in August 2006.
He scored his first goal against Doncaster Rovers on January 6, 2007, and his official Premier League debut came against Fulham in February 2007.
After his stint at Bolton Wanderers, he moved to Fulham and his debut came against Arsenal in a winning effort. He was later transferred to Barnsley FC on February 2, 2009, on loan.
Later, he returned back to Iran and signed with Tractor Sazi in September 2010.
Teymourian then signed with Esteghlal in July 2011 and played his first match for the club against Sepahan and won the Hazfi Cup in 2011/12 season with the team. His outstanding performances enabled him to sign with Qatari football club, Al Kharaitiyat SC on a one year contract worth $ 1.8 million.
He moved back to his old club, Esteghlal after his contract with Qatari club expired on July 1, 2013, and signed a three-year deal with the Iranian club on July 18, 2013.
The Iranian midfielder made his debut for Esteghlal against Sepahan and for his remarkable efforts shown in 2013/14 season, he was named season’s best player on August 2, 2014.
After his successful spell at Esteghlal, he signed a one year and six months contract with his former team, Tractor Sazi on December 2014 on 27 December 2014 and scored a dazzling freekick goal against Saba Qom on his debut.
He signed with Qatari club, Umm Salal on mid-July 2013 and left the club after his differences with the head coach, Bulent Uygun during early 2016.
Upon his return to his homeland Iran he signed a six-month contract deal with Saipa on January 19, 2016, he left prematurely due to injury in July 2016.
After recovering from his injury, he joined Machine Sazi and signed a one-year contract with the newly formed club. He was the part of the team of Naft Tehran that won Hazfi Cup in 2016/17 and is currently is in Gostaresh Foulad.
After playing for Iranian youth teams, he made his senior debut in 2005 and played the FIFA World Cup 2006. He was an important member of the team that qualified for 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Teymourian made history as he became the first Christian to captain Iran national football team on 18 May 2014.
He also made over 100 appearances for Iran national side and scoring 9 goals in the process.
The 5 feet 11 inches tall Andranik Teymourian is a devout Christian. He might be single and unmarried as nothing about his private life is seen or heard of in the media.
He seems to secretive about his personal life and is more focused on his professional career as a footballer.