Iran's National Football Team Returns from World Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Iranian national football team arrived in Tehran early Saturday following World Cup elimination at the group stage.

Iran's National Football Team Returns from World Cup

The Iranian football team flew out to Brazil on June 3 to take part at the most prestigious football event at the world for the fourth time.

Iran had already participated in three World Cups: Argentina 1978, France 1998 and Germany 2006.

The Iranian football team drew 0-0 with Nigeria in its opening match in Group F.

Carlos Queiroz’s men showed a good performance against favorite Argentina, but Lionel Messi finally found a way through Iran's defensive wall with a superb goal in stoppage time.

The Iranian team had to defeat Bosnia and Herzegovina in its last match to have a chance for advancing to the Round of 16 but suffered a 3-1 defeat and was eliminated from the competition.

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