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Football in Iran: The Perfect Political Token


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Football in Iran: The Perfect Political Token

Deemed as a ‘fanatical football nation’, football is undoubtedly an embedded part of Iranian culture. A game where the people’s and the government’s connection with it is more complex than a player-spectator relationship. When Iran's national team – Team Melli – are playing, Iranians from all walks of life come together to watch and support the team.


By Article 19, UK.


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