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Rahmat Akbari

Rahmat Akbari (born 20 June 2000), is an Afghan-born Australian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Brisbane Roar.

Rahmat Akbari
Personal information
Full name Rahmat Akbari
Date of birth (2000-06-20) 20 June 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Afghanistan
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Brisbane Roar
Number 25
Youth career
Brisbane Strikers
2015–2016 QAS NTC
2017– Brisbane Roar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Brisbane Roar NPL 36 (9)
2017– Brisbane Roar 6 (0)
National team
2015 Australia U17 15 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 September 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 October 2017

Born in Afghanistan to an ethnic Hazara family, Akbari was raised in Pakistan before his family migrated to Australia in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ Cormack, Michael (22 July 2015). "Edens Landing teen Rahmat Akbari finds peace on the football field after migrating to Australia". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 

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