Mohammad Reza Khalatbari: A pacy winger with good dribbling abilities. Came to prominence while playing for Abo Moslem where his goals and assists attracted the interest of several top league clubs. However , Khalatbary eventually signed for Zob Ahan in Esfahan and his good form in the season won him a call to the National Team.
Selected for Team Melli squads and eventually made his debut as a substitute against Zambia in a friendly match in Azadi
Khalatbary Joined Al Gharafa in Qatar professional league at the start of season 2011/12 , but it was to be a short career and subsequently transferred to Al Wasl coached by Diego Maradona on January 2012. His stint in UAE did not last long as he returned back to Iran and signed for Sepahan at the beginning of 2012\2013 season.
Khalatbary transferred to Ajman in the UAE league but never played for them. He joined Persepolis after the club paid a hefty amount for his transfer.
Scored in the last second of the away match against Uzbekistan to give Iran a winning start to the 2014 World Cup campaign.
Expected to be in the final list of 23 players for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.