Torabi in 2018
|Full name||Mehdi Torabi|
|Date of birth||10 September 1994|
|Place of birth||Eshtehard, Iran|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Left Winger, Forward|
* 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 11 June 2019
He started his career with Saipa from youth levels. He was promoted to the first team by Mojtaba Taghavi in summer 2012. He made his Persian Gulf Cup debut for Saipa in the 2013–14 season against Mes Kerman as a substitute. His subsequent performances were deemed worthy of a Team Melli call up.
On 1 July 2018, Torabi signed a three-year deal with Persepolis. He was sent on back on loan to Saipa for the first half of the season until Persepolis had served their transfer ban. On 16 December 2018, Torabi officially joined Persepolis' squad and was assigned the number 9.
Torabi scored his first goal for Persepolis in a 3–2 victory over Saipa on 13 April 2019.
He was invited to Iran U23 preliminary camp by Nelo Vingada. He was included in the squad for the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship by coach Mohammad Khakpour and he scored his first goal of the tournament in the last group match against China from a 30 yard free kick.
He made his debut against Uzbekistan on a friendly on 11 June 2015 where he scored the lone goal of the match. On 3 September 2015 Torabi came off the bench to score in a 6–0 victory against Guam. In May 2018 he was named in Iran's preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[permanent dead link]
- As of 2 June 2019
- Statistics accurate as of match played 24 December 2018.
- As of match played 16 October 2018. Iran score listed first, score column indicates score after each Torabi goal.
|1.||11 June 2015||Bunyodkor Stadium, Tashkent, Uzbekistan||1||Uzbekistan||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|2.||3 September 2015||Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran||3||Guam||6–0||6–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3.||13 October 2015||5||Japan||1–0||1–1||Friendly|
|4.||7 June 2016||10||Kyrgyzstan||3–0||6–0|
|5.||11 September 2018||Bunyodkor Stadium, Tashkent, Uzbekistan||18||Uzbekistan||1–0||1–0|
|6.||16 October 2018||Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran||19||Bolivia||2–1||2–1|
- Persian Gulf Pro League Young Player of the Year: 2015–16
- Persian Gulf Pro League Team of the Year: 2015–16
- Navad Player of the Month: April 2018, May 2018
- "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 18 June 2018. p. 14.
- "اولین گل ستاره پرسپولیس به تیم سابقش". www.yjc.ir (in Persian). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
- "89 بازیکن در اردوی تیم فوتبال المپیک - سایت خبری تحلیلی تابناك". tabnak.ir. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
- "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".
- Mehdi Torabi at National-Football-Teams.com
- Mehdi Torabi at Soccerway