Hussein was the most famous Iranian Footballer of Iran’s 60s and 70s. He was the striker at Shahin and Persepolis Clubs and Iranian National team. He was recognized as the highest goal scorer in his lifetime. During his tenure the National team won the Asian cup for the first time in the late 60s. He has played in several International games worldwide before his retirement in the mid 1970s. He has his Masters in Architecture and currently lives in America.