Gravitas: Is Iran Threatening Families of Its Football Team? – LIVING

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Iranian players resume singing the national anthem during the World Cup match

Iran’s national football team sang while playing their national anthem at their second World Cup match against Wales on Friday, despite not singing in their opening game earlier this week to support protesters at home. FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES OF WALES vs IRAN WORLD CUP MATCH Loud cheers could be heard from Iranian supporters as the … Read more

Iran arrests soccer player over government criticism

State media in Iran report that Voria Ghafouri, a former member of the country’s national football team, has been arrested for criticizing the government. The semi-official Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported on Thursday that he had been arrested for insulting the national football team, which is currently participating in the World Cup, and criticizing … Read more