Jalal Talebi facts for kids
|Full name||Seyed Jalal Talebi|
|Date of birth||23 March 1942|
|Place of birth||Tehran, Iran|
Talebi had a very short playing career in which he played for Daraei, Taj (Esteghlal) and the Iran national football team, for which he played three matches at the 1964 Summer Olympics, and won the 1968 AFC Asian Cup. He was known for his heads up plays, his jumping abilities and his skills with the ball. A meniscus injury ended his playing career at age of 27.
|1.||13 December 1966||Chulalongkorn University Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand||India||4–1||W||1966 Asian Games|
|Correct as of 24 July 2021|
Talebi attended Chelsea coaching school in England for several months between 1971 and 1973. He coached the Iran national under-20 football team from 1976 to 1978.
Talebi had coached soccer at De Anza Community College. He was the head coach of the Iranian national team during the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Prior to the tournament, he was appointed to replace Tomislav Ivic. He had held the position of technical director before he was named as head coach. He stepped down as head coach after the 1998 FIFA World Cup on 20 August 1998, but returned to lead the team again during 2000 Asian Cup in Lebanon. He resigned after Iran's elimination in the tournament.
Coaching career statistics
|Iran||May 1998||August 1998||4||1||0||3||25%||2||6||−4|
|Iran||March 2000||October 2001||20||13||5||3||65%||39||15||+24|
|Syria||November 2001||September 2002||10||9||0||1||90%||11||3||+8|
- Tehran Championship (1): 1961
- Geylang United
- S.League (1): 1996
- Singapore FA Cup (1): 1996
- West Asian Football Federation Championship (1): 2000
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