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Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Persian: علیرضا جهانبخش, born 11 August 1993) is an Iranian professional footballer who plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar and the Iranian national team. He represented Iran at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Jahanbakhsh also represented Iran at the U20 and U23 levels.
In 2014 Jahanbakhsh was voted the second greatest young talent of the 2013–۱۴ Eredivisie season. In the 2017–۱۸ Eredivisie season, Jahanbakhsh scored 21 league goals and became the first Asian player to become top scorer in a major European league
Alireza scored a hat trick and recorded an assist on 18 April 2018 against Vitesse in the 2017–۱۸ Eredivisie. Jahanbakhsh scored another hat trick on the last match day to become the leading goal scorer of the Eredivisie season with 21 goals, and also finished joint third with 12 assists.He became the first Asian player ever to become the top goalscorer in a top level European league.
Style of play
Jahanbakhsh has been compared to Iranian legend Mehdi Mahdavikia.He has been praised for his assisting ability and has been described as a technically gifted player who is able to use both feet. In Holland, Jahanbakhsh established himself as a dangerous and pacy player.In several interviews Jahanbakhsh revealed his life time dream is to play in Bundesliga, although there is huge interest in him from Italian and English sides declaring that as a kid he grew up watching his idols Ali Daei, Ali Karimi and Vahid Hashemian play for Bayern Munich and Mehdi Mahdavikia for Hamburger SV