Ever since the Iran-Nigeria game, the world has been buzzing about Team Melli – not necessarily for the football, but for a certain someone’s fab hair.
The media loved it.
His hair even has a Facebook page.
After the game, even non-Iranians wanted a piece of Alireza.
What’s better than one goalie/model? TWO goalie-models, duh.
Meet the Persian Princes Alireza Haghighi & Daniel Davari.
Early Career Team: Persepolis
major notable achievement: Saved A Penalty against Ali Daei. As well as being the youngest captain for Persepolis. ever.
& Best Hair.
Here he is with Iranian football icon Ali Daei (15 years later).
Current Team: Eintracht Braunschweig
Most notable achievement: James Bond Look-alike.
Check out this interview with him, his accent is adorable.