Iran Beach Soccer Sets Record in 2024 World Cup

Iran Beach Soccer Sets Record in 2024 World Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran national team won the bronze medal in the FIFA Beach Soccer World UAE 2024 Dubai and charted a milestone in the prestigious event.

The curtains came down on the World Cup on Sunday with Brazil emerging champion for a record-extending sixth time.

Asia was represented by four teams and each charted milestones of their own with remarkable performances. takes a look at the facts and figures of Iran at UAE 2024 Dubai.

Team Melli emerged third for the second time, having also won the bronze medal in the 2017 edition. It missed the 2019 and 2021 editions.

Iran lost its semi-final tie to Brazil in heartbreaking fashion, with the eventual champion scoring the winner with just 42 seconds remaining on the clock, having come back from 2-0 down.

Iran's Mohammadali Mokhtari took the Bronze Scorer award with seven goals. Belarus' Ihar Bryshtsel won the Golden Scorer award with 12 goals while Portugal's Leo Martins took the Silver award.

In a tournament which saw 38 goals scored from bicycle kicks, Iran led the way with 10 spectacular finishes.

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