Government mercenaries and supporters of Ebrahim Raisi during protests in 2022
He is a retired football player. He played mostly for Persepolis. Shahroudi made 40 appearances for the national football team and participated at 1998 FIFA World Cup. A retired football player with strong ties to Persepolis, Reza Shahroudi’s presence during the protests did not go unnoticed. Having represented the national football team at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Shahroudi added his voice to the collective demand for change.