Must know facts for Iran World Cup
5. Alireza Jahanbakhsh is Iran and Dutch Football’s best player
In just over one month, the Iranian National Football Team, also known as Team Melli, will participate in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The World Cup is seen as the most popular and watched sporting tournament in the world and only 32 nations can qualify and participate in it every 4 years. In preparation for the World Cup, and in particular Iran’s matches, we’ve decided to breakdown some of the key facts, stats and interesting points worth noting about Team Melli, the players on selection and things worth knowing before the start of the tournament. These facts range from Iran’s best players, to stats about the history of Team Melli, as well as the games we’ll be playing and what cities they’ll be played in. We’ll break down the things you need to know before the tournament begins and how to make sure you don’t miss a match.