Jalal Hosseini

Rob 07 Mar,2018

Facts of Jalal Hosseini

Birth Name
Jalal Hosseini
Famous Name
Seyyed Jalaleddin Hosseini
Birth Date
Currently Married
Leila Riyahi


Career & Net worth

Currently Club
National Team of Iran and Persepolis


Currently Married
Leila Riyahi

Jalal Hosseini is an Iranian footballer who currently plays for National Team of Iran and Persian Gulf Pro League professional football club, Persepolis F.C.

Hosseini has been honored with Asia’s Bests (2011), Persian Gulf Pro League Defender of the Year (2006-008), (2013-2017), Persian Gulf Pro League Team of the Year (2013-2017) and Navid Manager of the Month in 2017 of November and December as well.

Hosseini is the member of the Persepolis that won Persian Gulf Pro League (2016-017) and Iranian Super Cup in 2017.

Jalal Hosseini’s Early Life

Jalal Hosseini was born as Seyyed Jalaleddin Hosseini on February 3, 1982, in Bandar Anzali, Iran. He grew up with his siblings, Kamal, Jamal, Mostafa, and Reza. Regarding his nationality, he is an Iranian. Hosseini majored in German Studies.

Jalal Hosseini’s Net Worth

As of January 9, 2018, Hosseini's market value is estimated at £450,000 while his market value was estimated to be £2.70 million 2009.

Hosseini's yearly salary is estimated to be $800,000, however in net worth in 2018 is under review. He might earn a good sum of money from endorsements too.

Jalal Hosseini’s Career

Hosseini began his career as a member of the Malavan U-21. On July 1, 2002, he was promoted to a senior team of Malavan where he scored 2 goals in 84 appearances.

On August 1, 2005, Jalal Hosseini was transferred to Saipa from Malavan. He became the most consistent player for the club but after making 28 full appearances and scoring one goal in the 2005-006 season he left the club.

Hosseini later represented his team at AFC Champions League. He left the club in 2009 after making 117 appearances scoring 21 goals. Along with his team, he has been honored with Persian Gulf Pro League in 2006-007.

On August 1, 2009, Hosseini signed with Sepahan and became the regular player in his first season. Before leaving the club, he scored 4 goals in 94 appearances. He was the member of the team that won Persian Gulf Pro League (2009-2012).

On July 1, 2012, Hosseini was transferred to Persepolis with the transfer fee of £900K. In February 2013, he extended his contract with the team which would keep him until 2014. Throughout his career in Persepolis, he was described as the Iran Pro League’s Best Defender.

Hosseini played 57 games and scored 2 goals before leaving the club.

On July 20, 2014, he moved to Al Ahli with a-one-year-contract. Later, he left the team in May 2015 after making 28 appearances.

Hosseini moved to Personal Gulf Pro League runners-up, Naft Tehran from AL Ahli on July 7, 2015, on a free transfer.

He left the club after the team had disputes with the board as they had not been paid. For the team, he scored 2 goals in 26 appearances,

On July 1, 2016, Hosseini was transferred to his ex-club, Persepolis on a free transfer while his market value was estimated at £540,000. He has so far scored 1 goal in 46 appearances.

Jalal Hosseini’s International Career

Jalal Hosseini made his international debut as a member of Iran’s U-23 with whom he scored 3 goals in 15 appearances. He has even represented his national team at 2006 Asian Games.

On February 7, 2007, Hosseini earned his first senior cap under the coach Air Ghalenoei against Belarus that ended in 2-2- draw. He scored his first goal over Uzbekistan at the 2007 Asian Cup.

Later, Hosseini was invited to the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2014 World Cup qualification as well. He has represented his national team at World Cup, West Asian Football Federation Championship 2010 and AFC Asian Cup.

Hosseini was described as one of the best 3 defenders in the world during the 2018 World Cup Qualification by France Football magazine in October 2016.He has been capped 114 times for his national scoring 8 goals since 2007.

He is covered by Vouria Ghafouri, Milad Mohammadi and, Morteza Pouraliganji on the international field.

Jalal Hosseini’s Personal Life

Jalal Hosseini got married to his wife, Leila Riyahi in January 2010 after dating for a couple of years. They are proud to be perfect parents of Noura born in 2013.

Besides, Hosseini's married life, he is not associated with any girls. He is private kind of person and hasn’t revealed anything about his spouse.

He is 6 feet inch tall in his height and 80kg by his weight.


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