Vahid Shamsaei: Futsal’s top international goalscorer of all time

Vahid Shamsaei (born 21 September 1975 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian futsal player who is futsal’s top international goalscorer of all time. […] He is the leading goalscorer for the national team, the seven time Top Goalscorer of the Asian Futsal Championship.

On May 19, 2007 after scoring 1 goal against Japan in Iran’s 4–1 victory in the final of the 2007 AFC Futsal Championship, he scored his 316th national goal. He was officially the world’s Top Futsal Goalscorer with 14 goals ahead of Manoel Tobias of Brazil national futsal team, the previous holder of the title with 302 goals (as of May 19, 2007). […]

HONOURS

Country
* AFC Futsal Championship:
– Champion (8 times) in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008
– Third place (twice) in 2006 and 2012
* Asian Indoor Games: Champion in 2005
* Confederations Futsal Cup: Champion in 2009
* WAFF Futsal Championship: Champion in 2012

Club
* AFC Futsal Club Championship: Champion (twice) in 2010 with Foolad Mahan and in 2015 with Tasisat Daryaei

Individual
* Best player
– AFC Futsal Player of the Year (3 times) in 2007, 2008 and 2015
– MVP AFC Futsal Championship (5 times) in 1999, 2000, 2005, 2007 and 2008
– MVP AFC Futsal Club Championship (twice) in 2010 and 2015
– MVP Futsal Confederations Cup in 2009
Iran Football Federation Awards:
– International Special Award (2007–08) shared with Ali Daei
– Best futsal player of Iran (2007–08)

* Top Goalscorer
– World’s Top Futsal Goalscorer of All Time (with 390 goals)
– AFC Futsal Championship Top Goalscorer of All Time (with 183 goals)
– AFC Futsal Championship (8 times) in 2001 (with 31 goals), 2002 (26), 2003 (24), 2004 (33),  2005 (23), 2006 (16), 2008 (13) and in 2012 (with 7 goals and 6 assists)
– Asian Indoor Games  2005 (31)
– AFC Futsal Club Championship (twice) in 2010 (17) and in 2015 (10)
– WAFF Futsal Championship in 2012 (8 goals)

Ref: wikipedia.org

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