The latest news, views, and developments about football as covered by Iranian media outlets.
Early this morning, the plane carrying the members of La Liga Legends team landed in Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran for a match due to be held between Spanish and Iranian league legends on Thursday.
UEFA Secretary General and FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino said his visit to Iran was an opportunity for him to present his ideas for the future of football and FIFA.
The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.
Now that the British are officially opposed to Qatar, Iran needs to join the anti-corruption campaign at FIFA and salvage football, said Majid Tafreshi, an international relations expert.
Saudi Arabia advanced to the regional Olympic qualifying tournament as the first team and Iran as one of the best second-placed teams.
Iran’s victory places it atop the Group C table on six points, two clear of Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan.