Skip to comments.Iranians celebrate LOSING to England in the World Cup - with one fan riding even through Tehran with the Union Flag: Defeat is seen as a slap in the face for hated regime
Posted on 11/22/2022 3:00:47 AM PST by C19fan
Iranian football fans are openly cheering the defeat of their national team against England at the World Cup yesterday in yet another sign of protest at the authoritarian Islamic Republic.
Footage emerged overnight of a man sitting on the back of a moped, brandishing a huge Union Jack which streamed behind him as he rode through the streets of Tehran in the wake of his team's 6-2 dismantling in Qatar.
'People are happy because of England's victory,' the man who filmed the spectacle from his car said solemnly.
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If Iranians, one of the proudest people on earth, can hate on their national team, then I can hate on Team Rainbow.
I can relate. I’m rooting against America: first for past kneeling, second for being doodling ambassadors.
“Mullahs have become so unpopular”
The Shah was unpopular, too. I will wait until we see who replaces the Mullahs before I pop the cork on this. But, at least whoever takes over can’t hate us any more than they do now.
Me too. I wish one giant bag of nil for the Americans.
The team refused to sing along when their national anthem was played before their game
I do wish in lieu of “America” you’d instead chosen something like “present Admin”.
Iranians don’t hate their soccer team. The team publicly dissed the mullahs’ regime as well, just yesterday.
There have been many studies over the years showing that about half of Iranians hate the current regime—been that way for decades.
I know how they feel....
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