Skip to content

Word Cup Fever!

3 June, 2006

All of the political nonsense in the country aside, I can’t wait to cheer on Iran this month, after all you got to stay true to the persian roots.

groupd.gif

Iran (IRN) 

General Information

  • FIFA Trigramme: IRN
  • Country: Iran
  • Country (official name): Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran
  • Continent: Asia
  • Capital: Teheran
  • Major cities: Mashhad, Ispahan, Tabriz, Shiraz, Ahvaz, Bakhtaran, Qom, Karaj, Urumiyeh, Abadan, Rasht, Kerman
  • Currency: Rial
  • Official languages: Persian
  • Motto: Independence, Freedom, Islamic Republic

Population

  • Population (in millions): 68.28
  • GDP per inhabitant (in US dollars): 7,000
  • Density (inhabitants per km2): 41.43
  • Average age (in years): 22.9
  • Life expectancy at birth (in years): 69.35

Internet

  • Internet code: .ir
  • Number of internet users: 1.326 million (2002 est.)

Goalkeepers

1
MIRZAPOUR Ebrahim
Date of Birth:
16 September 1978
Caps: 64  Goals: 0
12
ROUDBARIAN Hassan
Date of Birth:
6 July 1978
Caps: 3  Goals: 0

Defenders

3
BAKHTIARIZADEH Sohrab
Date of Birth:
11 September 1977
Caps: 31  Goals: 2
4
GOLMOHAMMADI Yahya
Date of Birth:
19 March 1971
Caps: 69  Goals: 4

Midfielders

2
MAHDAVIKIA Mehdi
Date of Birth:
24 July 1977
Caps: 89  Goals: 11
6
NEKOUNAM Javad
Date of Birth:
7 September 1980
Caps: 71  Goals: 12

Forwards

9
HASHEMIAN Vahid
Date of Birth:
21 July 1976
Caps: 28  Goals: 11
10
DAEI Ali
Date of Birth:
21 March 1969
Caps: 147  Goals: 109
Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: