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Carlos Queiroz

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Established
1941 (82 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Azadi Stadium
(78,116 Capacity)

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Location
Tehran, Iran

Nicknames
Team Melli (تیم ملی)

Competitions
FIFA World Cup
AFC Asian Cup
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Last Edit
zag: 18/Nov/22
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The Iran national football team (Persian: تیم ملی فوتبال مردان ایران‎, romanized: Tīm-e Melli-e Fūtbāl-e Mardān-e Īrān), also known as Team Melli (Persian: تیم ملی‎, romanized: Tīm-e Melli, lit. 'the national team'), represents Iran in international football and is controlled by the Iran Football Federation. From December 2014 until May 2018, the men's national football team of Iran remained the highest-ranked team in Asia, representing the longest continuous period of time a team has been top of the continent in the rankings.

Iran is one of the most successful men's national teams in Asia with three Asian Cup championships (1968, 1972, and 1976). Iran's best performance at the Olympics was reaching the quarterfinals in the 1976 Montreal Games. Iran has qualified for the World Cup five times (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014, and 2018) but has never advanced past the group stage. They have, however, won two matches in the World Cup, one against the United States in 1998, and their opener against Morocco in 2018.

Team Members
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Ali
Gholizadeh




Amir
Abedzadeh




Sadegh
Moharrami




Alireza
Safar #1 (علیرضا صفربیرانوند)



Hossein
Hosseini
#1 (سید حسین حسینی)



Milad
Mohammadi
#3 (میلاد محمدی کشمرزی)



Shojae
Khalilzadeh
#3 (شجاع خلیل‌زاده)



Rouzbeh
Cheshmi
#4 (روزبه چشمی)



Hossein
Kanaanizadegan
#5 (محمد حسین کنعانی زادگان)



Seyed
Hosseini
#5 (سید مجید حسینی)



Ali
Karimi
#6 (علی کریمی)



Ahmad
Nourollahi
#7 (احمد نورالهی)



Alireza
Jahanbakhsh
#7 (علیرضا جهانبخش جیرنده‎)



Sardar
Azmoun
#7



Morteza
Pouraliganji
#8 (مرتضی پورعلی‌گنجی)



Ramin
Rezaeian
#9 (رامین رضاییان)



Mehdi
Torabi
#9 (مهدی ترابی)



Mehdi
Taremi
#9 (مهدی طارمی)

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Saman
Ghoddos
#14



Karim
Ansarifard
#18 (کریم انصاری‌فرد)



Vahid
Amiri
#19 (وحید امیری)



Ehsan
Hajsafi
#28 (احسان حاج‌صفی)



Abolfazl
Jalali
#33 (ابوالفضل جلالی)



Saeid
Afagh
#60 (سعید عزت‌اللهی آفاق)



Payam
Niazmand
#76 (سید پیام نیازمند)


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Stadium or Home

Since 1972, Iran's national stadium is Tehran's Azadi Stadium with a nominal capacity of 78,116 spectators. Azadi Stadium is the 28th largest association football stadium in the world, 7th in Asia and 1st in West Asia. A record was set in Azadi for the 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Australia with over 128,000 in attendance. The government restricts Iranian women from entering the stadiums. However, FIFA condemned the move and wrote to Iranian Football Federation in June 2019. The federation in their letter gave deadline to uplift the restrictions and let women enter the stadiums.On 25 August 2019, deputy Sports Minister Jamshid Taghizadeh allowing the entry to stadiums said:"Women can go to Tehran’s Azadi stadium to watch the match between Iran’s national team and Cambodia in October for the Qatar World Cup qualifier.”

From 1942 to 1972, Amjadieh Stadium was Iran's national stadium. The other stadiums that Iran has been played international games are Takhti and Yadegar Emam Stadium (Tabriz), Takhti Stadium (Tehran), Enghelab Stadium (Karaj), Hafezieh Stadium (Shiraz) and Takhti Stadium (Mashhad).

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