They're nine-time champions of Iran and one of the biggest clubs in Asia. Persepolis not only have millions of supporters in their homeland, but they're also followed by the majority of Iranians living abroad.
Here are Persepolis' five greatest moments, according to ESPN FC:
1. That goal in 2008
The cliché goes that if you wrote this as a movie script it would be dismissed as too far-fetched. But no, anyone with any sense of drama and excitement would start casting immediately.