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Parviz Ghelichkhani (also spelt Parviz Qleechkhani, , born 4 December, 1945 in Tehranmarker, Iranmarker) is an Iranianmarker retired football player and former captain of Iran national football team. He is now based in Francemarker, where he is the editor and publisher of a political magazine.

Football career

Club career

He played for Alborz F.C. (Kyan's reserve team), Kyan F.C., Taj, Pas F.C., Oghab F.C., Daraei F.C. and finally Persepolis F.C., before leaving for the United Statesmarker where he played for San Jose Earthquakes.

During various stages of his career, he had offers from German, Greek and Turkish football clubs but declined all of them.

International career

He made his debut for the Iranian national team in the 1964 Summer Olympics match against East Germany. He won the Asian Nations Cup three consecutive times with Iran, in 1968, 1972, and 1976.

He was also Iran's captain at 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics. His last game for Iran was a friendly match against Hungary in March 1977. He scored 12 goals for Iran and has 64 caps for Team Melli.

One of his most memorable goals was in a 1974 World Cup qualification match against Australia, in a 2-0 win in Tehranmarker.

Political career

Ghelichkani was also politically involved and had leftist leanings. He was arrested by SAVAK in February 1972, but was released after two months. He was opposed to the Pahlavi regime and the system that was put in place after the Iranian revolution. He missed out on World Cup 1978 because of his opposition to the regime.

Due to his political activities before and after the revolution, he eventually left the country to live in Parismarker, Francemarker.

Since 1991, Ghelichkhani has been publishing Arash, a political and cultural commentary magazine concentrating mainly on Iranian issues, in Francemarker.

Parviz Ghelichkhani was honored in December 2007 in Sydneymarker, Australia, in celebration of the 100th edition of Arash magazine, in a ceremony where Ralé Rašić was a guest speaker. Rašić was Australia's coach when Australia faced Iran twice during the 1974 World Cup qualification games.


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