- Alireza Beiranvand
- 61.0026 metre(s)
- Iran (Tehran)
The farthest distance throw of a football (soccer ball) in a competitive match is 61 m 26 mm (200 ft 1.57 in.), and was achieved by Alireza Beiranvand (Iran), playing for Iran against South Korea, at the Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran, on 11 October 2016.
Beiranvand is world-renowned for his throwing distribution, his world record throw took place during a FIFA World Cup qualifying match against South Korea at the 100,000 seater Azadi stadium.