Ehsan Hajsafi – Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Salary, Height, Career

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Ehsan Hajsafi is an Iranian professional footballer. He is currently playing for the Greek Super League club AEK Athens and captains the Iran national team. His playing position is left-back. In 2009, he was selected by as the most promising player in Asian football. 

Ehsan has represented Iran at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups and also 2011, 2015, and 2019 AFC Asian Cup tournaments, in addition to Sepahan at the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup. He is representing his nation in the FIFA World Cup 2022 which is held in Qatar.

What is Ehsan Hajsafi Famous For?

  • Ehsan Hajsafi is a footballer who is famous for playing with the club, AEK Athens.
  • He is well-known for being the captain of the Iran National Football Team.
  • Hajsafi is regarded as a utility player, being able to play as a left midfielder, left-back, defensive midfielder, and winger.

Where is Ehsan Hajsafi From?

Ehsan Hajsafi was born on February 25, 1990. He is from Kashan, Iran. 

He was born to Iranian parents and he spent part of his early life in Iran. He is Iranian when it comes to his nationality and his ethnicity is Iranian-Asian.

He celebrated his 32nd birthday in 2022. Pisces is his zodiac sign. 

Ehsan has not openly spoken about the details of his parents’ names, and education details to the public. 

Ehsan Hajsafi Football Career


  • In the year 2000, Ehsan began his football career in Zob Ahan and left in the year 2006 to join Sepahan. 
  • He played two matches from the start in the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup and has been a regular for Sepahan during recent seasons.
  • He scored six league goals for Sepahan in the 2007–08 season.
  • He continued to perform well and scored wonderful goals for Sepahan in the 2008–09 season. 
  • He extended his contract with Sepahan for the next two years. 

Tractor (loan)

  • He signed a one-and-a-half-year loan conscription contract with Tractor in June 2011. 
  • His contract with Tractor ended in January 2012, and he returned to Sepahan.

Return to Sepahan

  • He returned to Sepahan in January 2012. 
  • He won the Hazfi Cup with the team and extended his contract with Sepahan for another two seasons at the end of the season.
  • In August 2014 after the end of his contract, he was close to signing with Championship side Fulham, but the deal fell through due to work permit issues. 
  • He then returned to Iran and extended his contract for another two seasons with Sepahan.

FSV Frankfurt

  • On 30 August 2015, he joined FSV Frankfurt in the 2. Bundesliga on a two-year contract.
  • He made his league debut on 13 September 2015 playing against Eintracht Braunschweig.
  • He scored his first goal for FSV Frankfurt on 2 March 2016 in a 3–3 draw against MSV Duisburg.
  • He scored from 50 yards against SC Freiburg on 13th March 2016. 
  • The club announced then announced that they had annulled the contract of Hajsafi and he was a free agent and could sign with any club.


  • On 24th June 2017, he signed a two-year contract with Greek Super League side Panionios and made his first appearance for the club on 13 July 2017 in a second-round Europa League qualifying match against Slovenian club Gorica. 


  • He reached an agreement with Greek side Olympiacos, signing a three and a half years contract for a transfer fee of €600,000. His contract was worth €400,000 per year.
  • On 11 February 2018, he made his debut with the club in Superleague Greece and scored a late goal. 


  • On 2nd September 2018, he returned to Tractor on a three-year contract.

AEK Athens

  • On 3 August 2021, Ehsan joined the Greek football team AEK Athens.
  • On 24th October 2021, he came in as a late substitute and sealed a 3–1 away win against Volos, after a magnificent run from Steven Zuber.

International Career

  • He has represented his nation at the international level as well. 
  • He competed for the Iran U17 national team at the 2006 AFC Youth Championship. 
  • Next, he went on to appear for the U-20 and U-23 teams.
  • He played his first A national team match for the senior national team in a friendly game against Zambia on 25th May 2008. 
  • He played in Iran’s 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against the United Arab Emirates at home on 2nd June. 
  • His first international goal was against Qatar in the 2008 West Asian Football Federation Championship. 
  • He played in the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification. 
  • On 1 June 2014, he was called into Iran’s 2014 FIFA World Cup and played a full game against Nigeria.
  • He was called into Iran’s 2015 AFC Asian Cup squad on 30 December 2014 by Carlos Queiroz.
  • On 11 January 2015, he scored the first goal and was named man of the match in a 2–0 win against Bahrain.
  • He was banned from the national team on 10th August 2017 as he played with their club Panionios against Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv. 
  • In May 2018 he was named to Iran’s preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 
  • He played his 100th international game on 15 November 2018 at the age of 28 in Azadi Stadium against Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Defender Ehsan Hajsafi became on Sunday the first member of Iran’s national team to speak out from the World Cup in Qatar in apparent support of anti-government protests at home, saying players should be the voice of those suffering.
  • He spoke out against the situation in his home country before his nation’s opening game against England at the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Awards, Honours, and Achievements


  • Persian Gulf Pro League: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2014–15
  • Hazfi Cup: 2005–06, 2006–07, 2012–13
  • AFC Champions League: runner-up 2007




  • Persian Gulf Pro League Young Player of the Year: 2007–08
  • Persian Gulf Pro League Top Goal Assistant: 2009–10, 2011–12, 2016–17
  • Persian Gulf Pro League Defender of the Year: 2009–10, 2011–12
  • Persian Gulf Pro League Team of the Year: 2011–12, 2016–17

Transfer News

  • AEK Athens on 30 Jul 2021 for free
  • Sepahan S.C. on 12 Mar 2021 for free
  • Tractor on 1 Sept 2018 for free
  • Olympiacos on 1 Jan 2018 for the fee of 600k €
  • Panionios on 7 Jul 2017 for free
  • Sepahan S.C. on 30 Jul 2016 for free
  • FSV Frankfurt on 30 Aug 2015 for free
  • Sepahan S.C. on 30 Dec 2012 at the end of loan
  • Tractor on 30 Jun 2011 on Loan
  • Sepahan S.C. on 31 Jul 2007 From Sepahan FC U19

Who is Ehsan Hajsafi Wife?

Ehsan Hajsafi is a married man. But he has not revealed any details about his wife to the media. Ehsan and his long-term girlfriend exchanged their wedding vows in June 2017 at a private wedding ceremony. The couple wore modern Iranian costumes on their wedding day. His wife wore a modern, quirky gown with 3D textured flowers and Ehsan wore a black suit with a white shirt and black bow tie.

Ehsan Hajsafi and his beautiful wife

They seemed to have been dating each other for several years before marriage. The duo is also blessed with a daughter, Adriana.

His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

How much is Ehsan Hajsafi Net Worth in 2022?

Ehsan Hajsafi is a professional footballer who has made a huge sum of wealth from his football career which is his main source of wealth. 

As of 2022, the net worth of Ehsan is estimated to have $5 Million. He is making a weekly salary of £6,300 and his annual salary is £327,600. He is also making more earnings from his endorsement deals and ads. His cars include Mitsubishi and Renault. He lives a luxurious lifestyle right now. 

His market value is €800k as of November 2022. His highest market value is €1.50 Million as of January 10, 2015. 

How tall is Ehsan Hajsafi?

Ehsan Hajsafi is a handsome man with an athletic bodytype. His perfect and tall height is 1.78 m and his body weight consists of 81 Kg. His eye color is brown and his hair color is also brown. He wears a shoe size of 8.5 US. He frequently hits the gym to maintain his body. 

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