Ashkan Dejagah Biography

( 1986 - )
June 20, 2018
First published on:March 19, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Ashkan Dejagah

Date of Birth: 1986, July 5
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Iran
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Seyed Ashkan Dejagah
Famous Name Ashkan Dejagah
Father Seyed Mohammad Dejagah
Mother Fatemeh Dejagah
Nationality Iranian
Birth Place Tehran, Iran
Currently Working For Nottingham Forest FC
Salary € 1 million he receives as annual salary from Nottingham Forest FC
Net Worth around $ 900,000
Weight in KG 79 kg
Tatto(s) Yes
Affair with Unknown
Boyfriend No
Girlfriend Unknown
Currently Married Yes
Married to Melisa Roodbari
Children Yes ( 2 Daughters)
Divorce No

Seyed Ashkan Dejagah famously known as Ashkan Dejagah is a professional football player who plays as an attacking midfielder and is also a captain of the Iran National Team and for English football club, Nottingham Forest FC.

Besides playing for several European clubs, he has also represented Germany youth teams and played for his birth country Iran in 2012. He was also a member of the team at FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2015 AFC Asian Cup.

Ashkan Dejagah’s Early Career

Ashkan Dejagah was born to Iranian parents, mother, Fatemeh Dejagah, and father, Seyed Mohammad Dejagah in Tehran, Iran on 5 July 1986.

His parents migrated to Berlin, Germany and he played at the youth ranks of German clubs, Reinickendorfer Fuchse, Tennis Borussia Berlin and  Hertha BSC.

Ashkan Dejagah’s Networth and Salary

As of 2018, his annual salary is around € 1 million with a weekly salary of € 21,000. His current market value is in the region of £700,000.

Hence looking at professional football career along with endorsing products like Nike, his total net worth could be assumed to be around $ 900,000. He has posted several photos taken on his car on Instagram. We can assume that Dejagah also owns some cars.

Ashkan Dejagah’s Career

Ashkan Dejagah began his senior and professional player career by joining the main team of Hertha BSC in 2004.

The midfielder made his debut for the German club against VfL Bochum and becoming the youngest player to play for Hertha club since his establishment in 1892.

After his impressive at the club, he aligned himself with  VfL Wolfsburg in 2007 and was a part of the team that went to win the German Bundesliga Liga title in 2008/09.

His impressive performances for Wolfsburg caught the attention of English football club, Fulham and was signed a three year and an extra year added contract deal on 31 August 2012 for an estimated transfer fee of €2.5 million thus becoming only the third Iranian after Andranik Teymourian and Karim Bagheri to play in the English Premier League. Some of his team members during that time were Bryan Ruiz, Mladen Petric etc.

He made his debut against  Aston Villa on 20 October and scored his first goal for Fulham against Tottenham Hotspur on 4 December 2013.

Ashkan Dejagah signed with Qatar professional football club, Al Arabi on 29 July 2014 and was awarded the player of the season of Al Arabi in 2015/16 for his outstanding performances for the club.

He then signed a six-month contract deal with his old club, VfL Wolfsburg on 30 January 2017 and played for the reserve side of Wolfsburg on 29 April 2017.

Dejagah made his official club debut for the main team against Eintracht Braunschweig on 25 May 2017.

He is currently playing for English football club, Nottingham Forest with whom he joined on 31 January 2018 and made his debut against on 3 February 2018.

Ashkan Dejagah’s Career

After playing for Germany in their youth levels and winning the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship in 2009, he made his debut for his home country Iran in  2011 and scored two goals in his debut match for Iran against Qatar on 29 February 2012.

He played alongside Ehsan Hajsafi and Reza Ghoochannejhad in the tournaments like 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 AFC Asian Cup.

Ashkan Dejagah captained Iran for the first time in 2015 and scored a goal in his captaincy debut against Turkmenistan.

Ashkan Dejagah’s  Personal Life

Ashkan Dejagah, currently 31, has a  height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs about 79 kg. He is currently married to Melisa Roodbari since 2010. The couple is blessed with two daughters named Alia and Alicia Dejah.

CAPTION: Ashkan Dejagah with his wife and two daughters SOURCE: Actress

The family of Dejagah is enjoying a good and blissful life. Besides, he has not disclosed much details about his wife, and married life.


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