Soccer fan assassinated for honking car horn after Iran loss
Iran

Soccer fan assassinated for honking car horn after Iran loss

A death occurred in Iran reportedly after a fan celebrated the nation's loss from the World Cup. Iran lost to the United States men's national team on Tuesday. The victory for the Americans meant that they would qualify for the knockout round of the tournament. Mehran Sammak, 27, was supposedly killed in his car after […]

Iran

/ 61 days ago

Soccer fan assassinated for honking car horn after Iran loss

A death occurred in Iran reportedly after a fan celebrated the nation's loss from the World Cup. Iran lost to the United States men's national team on Tuesday. The victory for the Americans meant that they would qualify for the knockout round of the tournament. Mehran Sammak, 27, was supposedly killed in his car after […]

England

/ 61 days ago

World’s media react to USA's World Cup win against Iran

With the US Men's National Team booking its place in the Round of 16 after defeating Iran, how did the world's media react to USA's World Cup win against Iran? Let's take a closer look. The USMNT is now receiving mainstream media attention, deservedly so. Front page coverage that was previously limited to small, below-the-fold […]

Iran

/ 63 days ago

Tyler Adams takes stoic approach before US-Iran game

With a match against Iran on Tuesday, Tyler Adams faced the media before what is a geopolitically charged match in the group stage against Iran. Joined by manager Gregg Berhalter, the two representatives of the USMNT faced harsh questioning from rightfully displeased Iranian journalists. The harangue largely comes as a result of the USMNT media […]

Iran

/ 63 days ago

USA vs Iran preview: Win or go home

Friday’s game against England was one the fans, journalists, and network executives circled on their calendars. The two countries shared so much history, and it was the day after Thanksgiving. Consequently, it was bound to dominate the headlines. Unfortunately, once the first whistle blew, neither side produced much to admire. A scoreless draw saw England […]

Iran

/ 64 days ago

Iran's Carlos Queiroz gets into spat with Jürgen Klinsmann

Iran Head Coach Carlos Queiroz has denounced Jürgen Klinsmann's comments about the Iranian team on a BBC broadcast. During a post-match segment with a co-presenter, Klinsmann rattled off several recent failures on Queiroz's resume with stints as coach of Colombia and Egypt. In contradiction to his own tenure, Klinsmann was terminated by U.S. Soccer in 2016 […]

Iran

/ 64 days ago

US Soccer removes images that supported Iran protests

US Soccer got itself into political firestorm this weekend when it was revealed that the USMNT Twitter account had posted images earlier this weekend of the Iran flag with the Islamic Republic symbol removed. A US Soccer spokesman said it was a move to "show support for the women in Iran fighting for basic human […]

Iran

/ 66 days ago

Iran regains honor with glorious win over Wales

Iran picked up a crucial and historic win over Wales at Ahmad Ali Stadium on matchday two of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This is Iran's first-ever victory over a European squad on the grand stage. Ultimately, it was a tremendous win for Team Melli, earning three points in Group B. More importantly, it keeps […]

England

/ 70 days ago

Iran blown out by England in disappointing World Cup opener

England throttled Iran, 6-2, in each side's World Cup opener on Monday. This Iran squad does not hold a candle to that fabled Iran 1978 team. That team had class. Instead, the 2022 squad is the antithesis. Rough-edged footballers with aggression. Regardless, Gareth Southgate is delighted with a win that gives the Three Lions three […]

England

/ 70 days ago

England cautiously optimistic after win over Iran in World Cup

England are up and running at the World Cup after a thumping of Iran, 6-2. This is the second consecutive tournament when England scored six goals in a group stage game. Four years ago, the Three Lions hit six past Panama in the second of three group stage games. That year, England went on to […]

Iran

/ 72 days ago

Iran resilient under media pressure ahead of England match

Iran's national team remains resilient amid the turmoil of their nation. However, since Team Melli arrived in Qatar, the team has been bombarded by the press. Manager stands his ground After being greeted with a cake in Doha, Carlos Queiroz went from elated to ill-tempered during his first press conference. The Portuguese manager offered a […]

Iran

/ 78 days ago

Iran at the World Cup: Squad breakdown

Iran makes their sixth ever appearance at the FIFA World Cup this Fall in Qatar – 200 miles across the Persian Gulf. However, in the past they have never advanced into the Round of 16. Group B will challenge 'Team Melli,' as they anticipate three difficult matchups against England, Wales, and the United States of […]