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People across the Islamic Republic of Iran poured into streets to celebrate as the country’s national football team managed to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Several high-ranking officials and international bodies have sent messages of congratulations to Iran’s national football team following their early qualification for 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Last week, Europe experienced fear and terror after a series of terrorist acts in the UK. The London attacks were concurrent with the frenzy of UEFA Champions League’s final match between Real Madrid and Juventus, which was being held in Cardiff.
Iranian football club Persepolis was drawn with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League.
Esteghlal football team of Iran lost to the UAE’s Al Ain 6-1 and failed to advance to the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has consoled Iran’s junior football players over their early elimination from the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which is underway in South Korea, calling on them to “hold their heads up high”.
Persepolis football team of Iran was held to a goalless draw by Lekhwiya of Qatar in the first leg of the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 on Tuesday.
Esteghlal football team from Iran defeated Al Ain of the UAE thanks to a late goal from Kaveh Rezaei.
FIFA has congratulated Iran's goalkeeper on scoring the Goal of the Tournament at the recent FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas.