javan joined Esteghlal in 2007. He has scored several key goals for Esteghlal, including both of Esteghlal's goals against fierce rivals Persepolis F.C. so he got named as "امید رفت و برگشت" which translates to 'home and away Omid.' In the first game of the 2008/2009 season he received a serious injury putting him out for several months. Ravankhah played for Esteghlal in the AFC Champions League group stage, appearing against Al-Ittihad on 11 March 2009. He officially announced his retirement on 12 May 2013, after a serious injury.