One of the stars of Iranian Premiere league of season 2002/03. His superior performance in goal attracted the National team coach as he was included in Iran's squad for the LG cup in Nigeria.
Rahmati was one of the main reasons for his club , Fajer Sepasi high ranking in the league. Sepahan showed great interest in recruiting him after their long serving keeper , the Armenian Petrossian left for their city rivals , Zob Ahan. However, Rahmati's one season stint with Sepahan was far from successful as series of fatal errors attributed to him , meant a mutual agreement for him to leave the club.