Tag: Iran

FIFPRO Confirms It Is ‘Sickened’ That Iranian Player Amir Reza Nasr Faces A Death Penalty For Protesting

FIFPRO has condemned the sentencing of an Iranian player to death over protest about the turmoil and unrest in Iran recently. The possibility of Iranian player Amir Nasr-Azadani receiving a death sentence in connection with protests that have rocked the nation for three months startled and sickened FIFPRO, the world union of professional footballers. According […]

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Iran Man Was Killed Following Iran’s Defeat To USA In The Ongoing World Cup

An Iran man identify as Mehran Samak was killed by security forces in Iran after he honked his car to celebrate the country’s World Cup loss to the USA. This is according to a human rights group who are observing the ongoing anti-government protests in Iran. The protest erupted across the country again following Iran’s […]

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USA v Iran: Christian Pulisic Helps Americans To Qualify For Knockout Stage

USA qualified for the knockout round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar thanks to a goal from Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic. In Group B, the USA faced Iran in a game where the victor would advance to the knockout phase. Geopolitical and social themes surfaced during the buildup to the group stage finale, […]

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Tensed Moments as Iranian Reporters Battle US Coach Berhalter and Player Tyler Adams in Heated Pre-match Press Conference [Video]

An awkward moment greeted a US pre-match conference as an Iran reporter took on US player Tyler Adams. Iranian reporters seemed to divert from usual soccer-related questions and hammered on controversial political issues that have severed the relationship between the two countries. The journalists quizzed US head coach Gregg Berhalter and player Tyler Adamson American […]

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Iran Overcame Wales 2-0 In Their World Cup Encounter Thanks To Goals From Cheshmi And Rezaeian 

Iran surprisingly outplayed and won Gareth Bale’s Wales in their Group B encounter in the on-going FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Before the match kicked-off a rainbow was sited on the pitch amid the controversies surrounding the LGBT+ in the World Cup. At the final horn, Iran’s players fall to the ground in celebration. The […]

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Iran Players Shows Supports For Protest As They Refused To Sing National Anthem At The World Cup

Iran captain Ehsan Hajsafi spoke out against the conditions in his own country before his country’s World Cup opener against England. In an effort to disassociate themselves from their country’s government’s harsh policies, none of the Iranian team’s players sung the national song before their World Cup match against England. One official on the sidelines […]

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Bukayo Saka and his girlfriend Tolami Benson Spotted In Qatar As Wags Of England’s stars Celebrate With Lovers

Bukayo Saka and his girlfriend Tolami Benson were spotted together at the Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar after England thrashed Iran 6-2 on Monday, November 21. Aside from Tolami Benson, other WAGS of English players were at the stadium to celebrate England’s first win in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. For a starting position in […]

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Alireza Beiranvand Of Iran Has Been Hospitalized After His Nasty Head Injury Against England

Alireza Beiranvand, the Iranian goalie, was taken to the hospital straight from the hospital after involving in a nasty head collision with his teammate Majid Hosseini. During Iran’s World Cup opener against England on Tuesday, 21st of November 2022, there were comical scenes as goalie Alireza Beiranvand attempted to continue following a head collision only […]

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Ehsan Hajsafi of AEK Athens Becomes First Iranian Footballer to Slam the Iran Government For Alleged Human Rights Violations

Ehsan Hajsafi of AEK Athens has become the first Iranian football player to openly criticize the Iran government for alleged violation of fundamental human rights. After Mahsa Amini died, sports stars and celebrities from Iran continuously raised concerns over Iran’s allegedly shrinking civil space. Some have lent their voices and support to protests, calling for […]

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Ukraine Wants Iran To be Kicked Out From The 2022 FIFA World Cup For “Supplying Russia With Weapons”

Ukraine has urged Fifa to exclude Iran from the World Cup because of allegations that it provided weaponry to Russia. With England, Wales, and the United States in Group B, Iran will play their opening match against the Three Lions three weeks from now. However, according to Sky Sports, the Ukrainian FA executive committee has […]

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