Iran World Cup Team in Spotlight as Violence Mounts at Home

Iran will face England for their first match in Qatar on Monday

Team Melli is caught in the middle of young activists who support Iranian protests against the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iranian Leader: Respect the National Anthem During the World Cup

Huge street celebrations have occurred in Iran after appearances at World Cup competitions in the past.

Many people have refused to watch or participate in the tournament, according to Panthea.

Iranian athletes and celebrities lend their support to the protesters

One of the most capped players in the world and Iranian soccer star Ali Daei have decided to skip the World Cup.