Iranians celebrate as country qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Press TV – Iranians have poured into the streets of Tehran to celebrate their country’s qualification into next year’s World Cup finals.

On Monday, Iran outclassed Uzbekistan 2-0 at the all famous Azadi Stadium with the help of Sardar Azmoun and Mahdi Taaremi to book their ticket to Russia.

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Team Melli started the match strong, and managed to take the lead midway through the 1st half, after Azmoun beat the offside trap, and rippled the net with a low Shot. And 2 minutes from Time, Taaremi made it 2-0, and sealed Iran’s passage to the World Cup.

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This is the 5th time that Team Melli have advanced for the World Cup finals and the first time they have achieved the feat twice in succession.

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The other Group A matches are scheduled for Tuesday. Syria take on China, while South Korea travel to Qatar.