On 18 May 2014, Andranik Teymourian captained Iranian national soccer team in match against Belarus, making him the first Armenian Christian to captaining Iranian national team.
Teymourian currently plays for Esteghlal in the Iran Pro League. He usually plays as a defensive midfielder, but can also play as a wide midfielder. From 2006 to 2010, he played for three clubs in England, including Bolton and Fulham in the Premier League.
Teymourian played his first match for Iran in 2005, and was featured in their squads for the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the 2007 and 2011 Asian Cups. The midfielder cemented his spot as a starter next to Javad Nekounam, leading Iran to qualify for the 2014 World Cup.