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 Squad

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
Hosts/Year Result Position
1930 to 1970 Did not enter
West Germany 1974 Did not qualify
Argentina 1978 Round 1 14th
Spain 1982 Withdrew
Mexico 1986 Disqualified
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
Russia 2018 Qualified 18
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.

# Pos. Player Caps Goals
1 GK Alireza Beiranvand 15 0
12 GK Alireza Haghighi 23 0
22 GK Hamed Lak 1 0
2 DF Vouria Ghafouri 15 0
4 DF Jalal Hosseini 109 8
5 DF Milad Mohammadi 14 0
6 DF Ezzatollah Pourghaz 8 0
8 DF Morteza Pouraliganji 22 2
13 DF Rouzbeh Cheshmi 2 0
15 DF Mohammad Ansari 3 0
19 DF Saeid Aghaei 1 0
23 DF Ramin Rezaeian 21 2
3 MF Ehsan Hajsafi 86 6
7 MF Mehdi Torabi 12 4
11 MF Vahid Amiri 27 1
14 MF Ali Karimi 5 0
17 MF Omid Noorafkan 0 0
18 MF Alireza Jahanbakhsh 31 3
21 MF Ashkan Dejagah Captain 42 7
9 FW Mehdi Taremi 21 10
10 FW Karim Ansarifard 57 14
16 FW Reza Ghoochannejhad 37 17
20 FW Sardar Azmoun 27 21

Iran Team Captain, Coach & Technical Staff

Ashkan DejagahThere 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.

Captain Ashkan Dejagah
Manager  Carlos Queiroz
Assistant coach  Oceano da Cruz
Goalkeeping coach  Alexandre Lopes
Fitness coaches Diego Giacchino,
Physiotherapist  Micael Moreira
Translator  Aryan Ghasemi
Analyst  Miguel Saraiva
Team Doctor  Dr. Parham Khanlari
Masseuse  Mohammad Saber
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.

Iran Team Jersey

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