Portugal (IP) - In a remarkable display of skill and prowess, Iran's international striker Mehdi Taremi has emerged as the leading goal scorer in the Portuguese Primeira Liga, notching an impressive 22 goals for his team, FC Porto.

Iran PressEurope: With the season reaching its thrilling conclusion, FC Porto finished as the runner-up in the league with 85 points, propelled by the outstanding performances of their Iranian star. In a decisive final matchweek, FC Porto secured a resounding 3-0 victory over Vitória, with Taremi making a significant impact by scoring the team's first goal in the 8th minute.

While FC Porto's strong campaign concluded with a second-place finish, it was Benfica who ultimately claimed the coveted Liga trophy. Benfica's commanding 3-0 triumph over Santa Clara on the final matchday propelled them to victory, amassing an impressive total of 87 points.

Mehdi Taremi's stellar season on the field has garnered recognition beyond the Portuguese league. Earlier this year, the Iranian forward was honored with a selection in the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) Men's AFC Team for 2022, solidifying his status as one of the top talents in the Asian Football Confederation.


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