FIFA World cup 2018: Iran and Morocco to face off

Through all the sanctions and restrictions in Iran, fans of the sport, male and female, still find ways to continue playing football.

    Iran will face Morocco at the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Friday.

    Back home, Iranian fans and aspiring footballers are finding ways around sanctions and social restrictions, to keep pursuing their passion to play the game.

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi Reports from Tehran.


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