10 Things You Don’t Know About Birthday Boy Abozar
1. Since wrestling is more popular in Iran than kabaddi, Abozar was obviously a wrestler.
2. Abozar’s brother introduced him to kabaddi and forced him to play kabaddi.
3. His family did not know the game until Abozar started playing kabaddi.
4. Abozar is a kabaddi player as well as a kabaddi coach. He coaches some of the children’s teams in Iran. Going forward, he is confident that these kids will become good kabaddi players and play in pro kabaddi.
5. Abozar has won a gold medal for Iran in the 2018 Asian Games. Abozar also won a silver medal for Iran at the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games. He won a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Beach Kabaddi Championships.
6. He was also part of the Iranian team in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. The Iranian team won the silver medal in this competition.
7. In the fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Gujarat Fortune Giants included Abozar in their squad. He became Gujarat’s most successful defender that season. Abozar and Fazal, Iranian defender duo was a lethal combination and challenged many top raiders.
8. Considering Abozar’s good performance, the Telugu Titans took him into their squad next season.
9. Iran defeated India in the semi-finals of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. Abozar and Fazal were instrumental in Iran’s victory. The duo had scored nearly half of the team’s total.
10. Abozar is nicknamed the Smiling Assassin.
11. Cristiano Ronaldo is Abozar’s favorite player.