(Wikipedia) - On January 21, 2000, the Iranian national football team played against an Asian all-star side, in an exhibition testimonial match for Iranian captain Nader Mohammadkhani. Iran's lucky striker Ali Daei was simply unstoppable having scored a hat trick. Asian all-star's best chances were minute 42, when Ruslan Baltiev's header hit the woodwork. Another missed opportunity was Esam Salem's penalty on minute 66 that was saved by Davoud Fanaei.
The score was 5-0: Ali Daei 20', 22', 82', Ali Mousavi 44', Sirous Dinmohammadi 46'
Iranian soccer star Ali Daei is currently the world's all-time leading goal-scorer in international matches with 109 goals. He is currently coaching various teams in Iranian Premier League.
In March, 2012 Iran's state TV reported that the country's soccer legend Ali Daei was injured in a car crash and was recovering from head injuries.