Soroush Rafiei

by Muna 27 Jul,2022
Soroush Rafiei
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Soroush Rafiei Telgary
  • Birth Place Tal-e Gar, Shiraz, Iran
  • Famous Name Soroush Rafiei
  • No. of Instagram Followers 1.8 million
  • Position in Team Attacking midfielder
  • Current team Persepolis
  • Nationality Iranian
  • Profession Football Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Divorce No
  • Children One
  • Squad No 7

Soroush Rafiei is a professional footballer from Iran who currently plays for Persian Gulf Pro League club Persepolis. Also, he is a part of the Iran national team. In the group of Persepolis, Rafiei wears jersey number 7. He was engaged in sports from a young age, and his career officially started when with Fajr Sepasi.

Playing with multiple clubs, Rafiei has gained huge experiences as he has also played an important role in leading his team to win some titles. Also, Rafiei is a national player who played in numerous games representing the national team of Iran. Moreover, he is also close to other Iranian footballers such as Saleh Hardani and Ehsan Hajsafi

Age and Height

Soroush Rafiei was born on March 24, 1990, in Tal-e Gar, Shiraz, Iran making his age 32 years old as of 2022. He grew up in Tal-e and was raised by his supportive parents. The name of his father is Hossein Rafiei, while his mother's name is missing from the web sources.

SoroushSoroush Rafiei celebrating his birthday SOURCE: Instagram @soroush_rafiei

Further, Rafiei is a tall guy, and he stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches, and in meters, it is 1.75 m. In addition, his star sign is Aries.

Career Overview

Rafiei started playing football with Fajr Sepasi. He also helped them to promote the 2011-12 Persian Gulf Cup. From 2011 to 2017, he was also associated with the Foolad football team. During that time, he was 28 years old. Similarly, Rafiei helped the Ahvaz-based football squad win Iran Professional League (IPL) title in 2014.

After that, he went to another team, Tractor, and in the summer of 2015, he signed a two–year contract. Likewise, Rafiei went on to play for the Persian Gulf Pro League club Persepolis and signed a deal with them on January 9, 2017. He participated in a game against Esteghlal in the same season and also scored a goal. And for the 2018-19 season, Rafiei returned to Persepolis as FIFA banned him.

SoroushSoroush Rafiei with his teammates in a bus SOURCE: Instagram @soroush_rafiei

Similarly, Rafiei joined the Qatari Al-Khor football team before the beginning of the 2017-18 season for one year. On the respective team, he wore jersey number 7. At the end of the season, the Al-Khor team picked up an alternate player for Rafiei and did not continue his contract with the club.

He came back to Persepolis on a new 18-month deal on July 8, 2018. Later on July 24, 2018, he joined Foolad on a new 6-month agreement. Also, Rafiei played for Sepahan S.C. after signing a contract with them on January 13, 2020. Finally, on June 15, 2022, he joined the Persian Gulf Pro League side Persepolis on a new two-year contract. 

Besides being a part of multiple clubs, he has also played for the national team. Coach Carlos Queiroz called him to the Iran national football team in October 2014. And on November 18, 2014, Rafiei made his debut in a match against South Korea. Again on December 30, 2014, he was called up to Iran's 2015 AFC Asian Cup team. After some years, Rafiei was included in Iran's primary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Soroush Rafiei Wife Name

Rafiei is a married man and has a supportive wife, but the name has not been made public yet. Rafiei is a very private person and does not talk much about his personal life openly. Considering some of his Instagram posts, we can believe that he and his wife have already welcomed a child, as he often features the child on his IG wall.

SoroushSoroush Rafiei has a child with his wife SOURCE: Instagram @soroush_rafiei

Also, the name of his kid is not available in the public domain. So, it becomes clear that Rafiei is highly aware of his privacy. Due to his secretive nature, we are unable to share his marriage details. And to get more updates about his personal and professional life, we can follow him on Instagram.

Net Worth and Salary

The professional footballer makes a good sum of money, and his salary from his current club is pretty impressive. Besides, Rafiei's market value reported by Transfermrkt is €500Th, and the highest transfer rate was €1.00m on June 10, 2016. 

As we know, Rafiei has been a part of multiple teams, and while moving from one club to another, he has received a fair profit too. And an Iranian football player earns around $800,000 a year, as reported by an online portal. So, Rafiei is also an Iranian player and may accumulate in the same range. 

SoroushSoroush Rafiei taking a photo during his workout session
SOURCE: Instagram @soroush_rafiei

With his great earnings, Rafiei enjoys a lavish lifestyle, and we can explore his life by following him on social media, where he makes regular posts. 

Rafiei On Instagram

Rafiei is mostly active on Instagram, and his registered username is @soroush_rafiei. Being one of the most adored football players in his nation, Rafiei has been able to collect huge followers. More than 1.8 million people have followed him on IG.

Apart from Instagram, he is not much active on other social media platforms. 

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