Tehran (IP) - The players and staff of the national football team of the Islamic Republic of Iran returned to Tehran after failing to advance to the next round of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Iran PressIran News: The US football team scored one goal in the first half of the most symbolic match of the Qatar World Cup, defeating Iran and qualifying for the next round.

Iran only needed a point to advance, but the US had largely restricted the Iranians to playing on the defense, and with their win, the US has finished two points behind Group B winners England to reach the last 16 for the fifth time since 1994.

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