MNA – Iranian national defender and midfielder Rouzbeh Cheshmi suffered an injury during Team Melli’s training session on Sunday and cannot play for Iran during 2018 World Cup anymore.
Iran’s medical team immediately checked his injury and later decided that he cannot attend Team Melli’s next matches, meaning that he is sidelined for at least 4 weeks.
His recovery and remedial process has already started, the official website of Iran Football Federation reported.
Cheshmi, who is one of the favorite midfielders and defenders of Carlos Quieroz, will remain in Russia till the end of the competitions.
The Esteghlal FC defender proved his quality in the first match of Iran against Morocco which ended with a dramatic 1-0 victory for Team Melli.
Iran is now at the top of Group B standings and is going to face Spain on Wednesday before meeting Ronaldo’s team on next Monday.