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Iran-United States: the players of the "Team Melli" sing their anthem

2022-11-29T19:34:07.759Z

For the second time in a row in this World Cup, the Iranian players sang their anthem. The Iranian players unenthusiastically sang their national anthem ahead of the 2022 World Cup match against the United States on Tuesday in Doha, as they had done in their second match and unlike their first meeting. To discover Download the Le Figaro Sport application and follow the adventure of the Blues in Qatar World Cup: group classification Full World Cup match schedule The choice, descri



The Iranian players unenthusiastically sang their national anthem ahead of the 2022 World Cup match against the United States on Tuesday in Doha, as they had done in their second match and unlike their first meeting.

To discover

  • Download the Le Figaro Sport application and follow the adventure of the Blues in Qatar

  • World Cup: group classification

  • Full World Cup match schedule

The choice, described as “

collective

” by captain Alireza Jahanbakhsh before the World Cup, not to sing in their opening match against England, had been seen as a sign of support for the victims of the harshly repressed demonstrations. in their country.

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This Iran - United States meeting is highly political since the two countries do not maintain diplomatic relations and Iran is experiencing an unprecedented protest movement bloodily repressed by Tehran.

In sporting terms, the stakes are also crucial: the winner of this meeting will be qualified for the round of 16 of the World Cup and the loser will be eliminated.

During the anthem, a few whistles came down from the stands at al-Thumama Stadium, as the players appeared relaxed in the hallway leading to the pitch, smiling at times.

Source: lefigaro

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