|Full name||Sorin Ioan Paraschiv|
|Date of birth||17 June 1981|
|Place of birth||Alexandria, Romania|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 January 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2006
Steaua Bucureşti (1999-2007)
After being a member of the Steaua Youth Academy, where Paraschiv started to play football in 1992, aged 11, in 1999, aged 18, he signed his first professional contract with Steaua.
Even though he only played only 1 game in his first season, Steaua won the championship title that year. Starting from the season 2001-2002 Paraschiv became an essential player for Steaua and because of his performances constantly good he became the vice-captain of the team after Steaua's main leader Mirel Rădoi.
Even though he only scored eleven times in 139 games Paraschiv has an important place in the coordination of Steaua's play. Sorin Paraschiv played 34 games and he scored three times in the European cups. He debuted in the season 2002-2003 in the qualifiers for UEFA Champions League when Steaua was eliminated by Dynamo Kiev.
He played in 2 other seasons in UEFA Cup but his climbing in the European Cups started in the season 2004-2005 in UEFA Cup. Although Steaua defeated teams like Valencia, the ex-winner of UEFA Cup, Beşiktaş Istanbul and Standard Liège was eliminated in 1/8 finals by Villareal.
Next season after they were eliminated from UEFA Champions League qualifiers by Rosenborg, Steaua played in UEFA Cup and reached the semifinal phase. They had important victories against Lens, SC Heerenveen, Real Betis and against their rivals from the internal competition, Rapid Bucureşti in the quarter final. They were stopped in the semifinal after two dramatic games by Middlesbrough.
He played at Steaua until 2007, winning three Romanian championships (2000–01, 2004–05, 2005–06) and two Romanian Super Cups.
Rimini Calcio F.C. (2007-2009)
Unirea Urziceni (2009-2010)
For the national team Sorin Paraschiv debuted in 2004 in a game against Andorra, which ended with the Romanians victory (5-1). He also played in another 3 games against Armenia, Ivory Coast and Nigeria but did not score anytime.