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This is a list of all the Iranian soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

2018 world cup

2018 World Cup: Underdogs On The Rampage Until The Final

The 2018 World Cup was one for the record books despite heavy hitters like Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal failing to live up to expectations. However, the underdogs, including Peru, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Mexico, stepped up and bridged …

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2014 World Cup: Goal Scoring Frenzy In The Heart Of Brazil

With the 2014 World Cup returning to Brazil, the country had much to prove since it had suffered two consecutive quarterfinal exits in the preceding competitions. The Brazilians were eager to abandon Dunga’s defensive play to return to their natural …

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1994 World Cup: Dunga’s Redemption And The Rise Of Romario

Land of basketball, baseball, and American football, the United States succumbed to soccer, as they call the world’s most popular sport, and hosted the 1994 World Cup. Doubts over how involved the population would get spread: the 1994 World Cup …

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2006 World Cup: Italy’s Fourth Title While Zidane Loses It

Hero of the French 1998 World Cup title, Zinedine Zidane, also stood out in the 2006 World Cup in Germany. The image the Frenchman left behind was rather negative. The playmaker managed to steer France into yet another FIFA World …

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1998 World Cup: France At The Top Led By The Young Zidane

The 1998 World Cup in France allowed more nations to participate in the tournament. Instead of 24 teams, 32 sides would qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals. Therefore, South Africa, Japan, and Jamaica managed to qualify for the first …

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1978 World Cup: Played In The Shadows Of A Dictatorship

After its South American neighbors (Uruguay, Brazil, and Chile), Argentina finally had the chance to host the 1978 World Cup finals. And contrary to what happened in Brazil and Chile, their story had happy endings. Mario Kempes finished the 1978 …

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World Cup 2022: Dates, Schedule, Kick-Off Times And Results

The 22nd FIFA World Cup is now over for another four years. This page contains information about the amazing World Cup 2022 tournament, including all fixtures, final scores, results, and historical statistics for the knockout rounds, round of sixteen matches, …

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Marc Wilmots: Belgium Soccer Player Who Became Head Coach

Having been involved in four World Cup squads throughout his 16-year career, Marc Wilmots epitomizes the fine crop of Belgian talent that succeeded the legendary Mexico 1986 squad. Although he proved to be a divisive figure before retiring at the …

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