2022-11-25 10:36:16

Iran supporters confront protesters before WC game vs. Wales

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By Associated Press

Iran's political turmoil appeared to overshadow the national team's second match at the World Cup, as pro-government fans harassed anti-government supporters outside the stadium in Qatar before their clash with Wales on Friday.

Some Iran fans confiscated Persian pre-revolutionary Iranian flags from supporters entering the stadium and shouted insults at those wearing shirts with the slogan of the country's protest movement: Woman, Life, Freedom.

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