President Hassan Rouhani in a message on Saturday night appreciated the Iranian football players and managers for their unsparing efforts against the national team of Argentina.
The Iranian president in his message said that the Islamic Iranˈs brave youth once again proved their will and meritocracy to the world.
I hereby thank the assiduous football players of Iranˈs national football team and their technical managers who with their heroic performance made the Iranian nation happy and created astonishment,ˈ President Rouhani said.
Although Argentina scored at the last minute, but your beautiful performance in 90 minutes and the hope that you had until the last minute to the victory was a source of honor. More power to you elbow. I pray to God for your further success,ˈ he added.