Long-Serving Reza Enayati Hangs Up Boots

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Former Esteghlal and the Iranian national football team's striker made the decision to hang up his boots on Saturday.

Saba striker, who is the all-time top goalscorer in the Persian Gulf Professional League, announced his retirement at the end of Esteghlal and Saba match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

The 40-year-old forward was greeted by Esteghlal’s players and coaches after the final whistle.

Enayati, who started his playing career in his hometown club Aboomoslem, became the best goalscorer of the IPL three times.

He is the all-time top goalscorer in the Persian Gulf Professional League with 158 goals.

Enayati also played 30 matches for Team Melli and scored eight goals.

He made his debut for Iran in a game versus Palestine in April 2002.

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