Iran Team Squad For Fifa World Cup 2018 – Iran National Team also recognized as Team Melli is the highest ranked team in Asia. Being 24th ranked in FIFA Rankings for August, no Asian team is as high ranked as Iran. Not only in the ranking but Iran is also a far better team in Asia. They have won Asia Cup three times. Iran was successful in capturing Asian Cup in 1968, 1972 & 1976. They have also qualified for the FIFA World Cup for five times. Being the AFC Third Round Group A winners, Iran qualified for upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018.
Iran Team Past History, Previous Appearance & Best Results
The qualification to the FIFA World Cup 2018 will be the fifth time Iran will be part of this event. Before this, Iran has been part of FIFA World Cup for four times. 1978, 1998, 2006, 2014 have been the years when Iran was part of FIFA World Cup. Though they have played four times, Iran has failed to go through group stages. Only win secured in the FIFA World Cup was against the USA in 1998 FIFA World Cup.
|World Cup finals|
|1930 to 1970||Did not enter||–|
|West Germany 1974||Did not qualify||–|
|Argentina 1978||Round 1||14th|
|Italy 1990||Did not qualify||–|
|United States 1994||Did not qualify||–|
|France 1998||Round 1||20th|
|South Korea & Japan 2002||Did not qualify||–|
|Germany 2006||Round 1||25th|
|South Africa 2010||Did not qualify||–|
|Brazil 2014||Round 1||28th|
|Qatar 2022||To be determined||–|
Iran Team Squad & Players List For FIFA WC 2018
Expectations of people from Iran would be high. To fulfill these expectations, topmost players from Iran will represent the national side. From the squad listed below, Jalal Hosseini & Ehsan Hajsafi are experienced players with 109 & 86 matches respectively. Here is the list of Iran players who will represent them at the biggest football event.
Iran World Cup squad
Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis), Seyed Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal), Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan), Amir Abedzadeh (Maritimo)
Defenders: Ramin Rezaeian (Ostende), Voria Ghafouri (Esteghlal), Steven Beitashour (Los Angeles FC), Seyed Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis), Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh (Padideh), Morteza Pouraliganji (Alsaad), Mohammad Ansari (Persepolis), Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal), Seyed Majid Hosseini (Esteghlal), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny), Omid Nourafkan (Esteghlal), Saeid AGhaei (Sepahan), Roozbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal)
Midfielders: Saeid Ezatolahi (Amkar Perm), Masoud Shojaei (AEK Athens), Ahmad Abdolahzadeh (Foolad), Saman Ghoddos (Ostersunds), Mahdi Torabi (Saipa), Ashkan Dejagah (Notthingham Forest), Omid Ebrahimi (Esteghlal), Ehsan Hajsafi (Olympiacos), Ali Karimi (Sepahan), Soroush Rafiei (Al-khor), Ali Gholizadeh (Saipa), Vahid Amiri (Persepolis)
Forwards: Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ Alkmaar), Karim Ansarifard (Olympiacos), Mahdi Taremi (Al-Gharafa), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Heerenveen), Kaveh Rezaei (Charleroi)
Iran Team Captain, Coach & Technical Staff
There are 32 teams who will participate in the FIFA World Cup 2018. It’s difficult for football fans to remember the names of team captains. So here we are sharing the captain name along with the complete technical staff. The success does not depend only on the players but also on the staff who works hard behind the scenes.
|Assistant coach||Oceano da Cruz|
|Goalkeeping coach||Alexandre Lopes|
|Fitness coaches||Diego Giacchino,|
|Team Doctor||Dr. Parham Khanlari|
|IT and Media Consultant||Filipe Santos|
Iran Schedule, Upcoming Matches in FIFA World Cup 2018 – Buy Iran Match Tickets
Iran is 24th ranked team in the world and will be expecting to get a good draw. The Iran has failed to go through group stages in this event and they would love to change the history. The Iran side has only defeated the United States of America in this event. So getting a good draw would be favorable as Iran is in good form. The draws will be announced on 1st December 2017. The schedule will be out on the same day and we will share all the Iran matches over here in this section. For now, bookmark this blog for regular FIFA World Cup updates.
Iran Team Logo
Iran Team Jersey Buy Online
One of the most beautiful jerseys in the complete FIFA World Cup 2018 is Iran Football Team Jersey. The team has two jerseys – white & red. The both jerseys were manufactured by ulSports in past but now since 2016, Addidas has taken over from them. The cheetah is printed on the front side of the Iran team Jersey. If you wish to buy Iran Jersey Fifa World Cup 2018 do check on the online sites like Amazon.
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