Rafiei playing for Persepolis in 2017
|Full name||Soroush Rafiei Telgary|
|Date of birth||24 March 1990|
|Place of birth||Tal-e Gar, Shiraz, Iran|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|2015–2017||→ Tractor (loan)||39||(5)|
|2018||→ Foolad (loan)||5||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 January 2015
Rafiei, 28, was a member of Foolad football team from 2011 to 2017 and helped the Ahvaz-based football team win Iran Professional League (IPL) title in 2014.
In the summer of 2015 Rafiei signed a two–year contract with Tractor to spend his conscription period at the club.
On 9 January 2017, Rafiei signed a 6-month contract with Persian Gulf Pro League club Persepolis. He was given the number 7, which had previously been retired in honor of club legend Ali Parvin. He scored a goal against Esteghlal in 84th Tehran Derby. Rafiee returned to Persepolis for 2018–19 but due to fifa ban, he loaned to Foolad till winter.
Before start of 2017–18 season, Rafiee joined the Qatari Al-Khor football team for one year, and wore number 7 in the team. At the end of the season, Al-Khor picked up an alternate player for Rafiei and did not renew his contract with the club.
Club career statisticsEdit
- As of 29 May 2019
|Fajr Sepasi||Pro League||2009–10||20||5||0||0||–||–||20||5|
|Al-Khor||Qatar Stars League||2017–18||19||5||0||0||–||–||19||5|
He was called up to the Iran national football team in October 2014 by Carlos Queiroz. He made his debut in a match against South Korea on 18 November 2014. He was called into Iran's 2015 AFC Asian Cup squad on 30 December 2014 by Carlos Queiroz. In May 2018 he was named in Iran's preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia  but did not make the final 23.
- "Queiroz Names Team Melli Squad". afcasiancup.com. 30 December 2014. Archived from the original on 1 January 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
- "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".
- "Carlos Queiroz Names Provisional Iran Squad for FIFA World Cup 2018". IFPNews.com.