Hossein Kaebi a unique discovery from the hot region of Khuzestan. This player was first recognized as a talented prospect when he dazzled the crowds in the preliminary Asian U-16 tournament in Tehran. His runs, dribbles, leadership and his goals was an instant hit with the crowd and the media.
Little known beyond his club perimeters, Kaebi suddenly hit the stardom at the tender age of 16 by appearing for the National team in a friendly against Slovenia in Azadi. He is considered as one of the youngest ever Iranian player ever to appear for the team.
The confidence by Branko Ivankovic, the Croat National Team coach in young Kaebi was returned by his dazzling performances, although he was given a retreated role.
Kaebi started his football in Esteghlal Javan before moving to Foolad. It was in this club that the Croat coach Vingo Begovic quickly discovered this talented player and soon he was in the first team line-up despite his tender young age. He was selected for the U17 team that performed well in Asian Championship. He was also selected for the full national time soon after the Asian Youth Championship.
Kaebi has only a handful of caps, however he is destined to be one of the best players in the team in the near future. The only shadow of doubt that is the source of worry for his coaches, is his bad temperament. He was shown the red card on many occasions and his fierce and temperamental attitude could spell a big doubt on his undoubted ability to excel.
After the World Cup, Kaebi joined Emarat club in the UAE league , however and despite his success he was unsettled and once again proved that he has difficulty acclimatizing in a foreign environment . After his short spell with Al Sadd club in Qatar , this was the second quick stay for Kaebi. He transferred to Perspolis but too late to save the season for the popular Tehran Club.
Kaebi eventually joined English Championship club , Leicester City , where he had a handful...[Read more]