Founded: Jan 5, 2011
Persepolis F.C. is an Iran Pro League professional football club based in Tehran, Iran. Persepolis F.C. was founded in 1963 and has been in the first division of Iranian football since 1968. Persepolis F.C. is the football club of the multisport Persepolis Athletic and Cultural Club. The club has played at its home ground, Azadi Stadium, since 1971. They contest the Tehran derby which is regarded as one of the biggest in Asia. According to the Asian Football Confederation, Persepolis is the most popular football club in Asia and considered one of the most successful football clubs in Iran with the most domestic league titles record in Iranian football with 9 titles as well as 5 domestic cup titles. Persepolis has also won an Asian Cup Winners' Cup.