9 football players who are also successful businessmen
Mansourian was born in Tehran. During his career, he played for Singapore S.League clubs: Balestier Khalsa FC and Geylang United along with the Iranian club Esteghlal F.C.. He moved to Greek club Xanthi in 1998 after Xanthi fans contributed to raise the amount of money needed to complete the transfer. He played for Skoda Xanthi for one and a half seasons, taking part in 23 games. In December 1999, Mansourian went to Apollon Athens for six months where he played seven games and scored once. After Apollon’s relegation, he continued his career in Germany’s St. Pauli where he remained for two seasons. Finally he returned to Iran and Esteghlal F.C. where he was appointed as the team’s captain. Mansourian said farewell to professional football at the end of the 2007–08 season where Esteghlal became Hazfi Cup Champions.