Like many Iranians of his generation, Hasan was born in a family of football fans. His father would buy him his own plastic ball, so that he would not bother them while playing football. Hasan played in the neighborhood, and during one of the matches with SaadAbad team, he was approached by none other than Homayoon Behzadi , the famous national team forward, who whispered to him " You are a complete player".
Later on, Behzadi recruited Rowshan for "Sharq " a team playing in the third division of Tehran league. His contribution to this team was not too successful and the team failed to gain promotion to the second division and subsequently it was disbanded.
Since little Rowshan tasted competitive football, he was determined to join a club in the league rather than going back to street football. In 1969 Rowshan joined Taj club, one of the two big clubs of Iran.
Born in Tehran in Ikhtiyariyeh Shamiran on the 2nd of 1956, Hasan was only 13 when he first joined Taj youth team. He initially faced many problems at Taj and the most critical was the logistics, His house was quite far from the Taj training ground in Nazi Abad. However, Hasan was determined to succeed. His passion, willingness to compete at the highest level, his hunger for victory and not to mention his extreme love for football at an early age, made him forget all the problems he was facing at the time.
The logistics were taken care of by his father, who used to accompany him as a friend would, to the Taj football and training grounds. His father would either wait for Hasan to finish training, carefully watching his moves or given half a chance would joined in a senior matches when the eldest fancied a game of football. During their long trip back home, Hasan's father would always t...[Read more]
Al Ahli (UAE)