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Majlis speaker congratulates Iran football team on victory

Tehran, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani in a message late Friday congratulated Iran's football team on its victory over the Moroccan team in Saint Petersburg.

The message read that achieving a sweet victory by the Iranian brave youth in the first step of 2018 World Cup made the dignified Iranian nation happy on the auspicious day of Eid al-Fitr.

The Iranian children displayed their dignity and zeal so that all would witness the country's honor and majesty.

Iran national football team beat the Morocco team 1-0 in 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday.

The 2018 World Cup started on June 14 in a ceremony attended by dignitaries from various countries.

The first half of the game ended without goal while in the second half Aziz Bouhaddouz scored own goal in stoppage-time (93) to give Iran the first victory and the three points at the World Cup since 1998.

Iran will play against Portugal and Spain later in 2018 World Cup.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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