|Full name||Rahim Mehdi Zahivi|
|Date of birth||August 19, 1987|
|Place of birth||Susangerd, Iran|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2009–2011||Naft Masjed Soleyman|
|2011–2012||Shahrdari Bandar Abbas|
|2013–2015||Sanat Naft Abadan||39||(12)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2017|
Zahivi started his career with Shahrdari Yasuj. Later he joined Naft MIS & Shahrdari Bandar Abbas. In winter 2012 he joined Naft Tehran and made 25 appearances without netting in 1.5 season. In summer 2013 he joined Sanat Naft. After shining with Abadani side in Division 1 while he scored 9 times in 20 games.
In summer of 2015 Zahivi joined Esteghlal Khuzestan in Persian Gulf Pro League. He was one of the best players in the league for the 2015–16 season and helped Esteghlal Khuzestan win the Persian Gulf Pro League for the first time in club history. Zahivi was named in the Persian Gulf Pro League team of the season for the 2015–16 season.
Zahivi was called up to the senior Iran squad by Carlos Queiroz for friendlies against Macedonia and Kyrgyzstan in June 2016. However, he was injured in training and could not make his national team debut.
Club career statistics
- As of 25 December 2017.
|Naft Tehran||Persian Gulf Cup||2011–12||4||0||0||0||–||–||4||0|
|Sanat Naft||Azadegan League||2013–14||19||3||4||0||–||–||23||3|
|Esteghlal Khuzestan||Persian Gulf Pro League||2015–16||28||7||2||0||–||–||28||7|
|Al-shahania||Qatar Stars League||2017||8||0||0||0||0||0||8||3|
|Foolad||Persian Gulf Pro League||201718||14||3||0||0||0||0||14||3|
- Esteghlal Khuzestan
- "رحیم مهدی زهیوی ، بازیکن با اخلاق نفت تهران به تیم فوتبال نفت آبادان پیوست". Naftclub.com. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
- "مهاجم نفت آبادان در استقلال خوزستان - باشگاه استقلال خوزستان". Esteghlalfc-khz.com. 2015-06-27. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
- "Carlos Queiroz calls up 38 cheetahs for Armenia camp". aryanews.com. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
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