Iran will play football at the World Cup in Qatar with the political tensions at home in mind. Eleven basic players who did not sing the national anthem in the opening game did sing the national anthem today. There was booing in the stands and skirmishes between political opponents outside the stadium.
Football fans who support the Iranian government confronted football supporters who tried to criticize him.
Several media outlets reported that fans taunted her by writing “Women, Love, Freedom” protest messages on T-shirts.
A female fan interviewed by foreign media was surrounded by supporters of the Iranian regime with national flags.