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Team Melli players in Stockholm. From left to right, Ashkan Dejagah, Alireza Haghighi, Andranik Teymourian and Reza Ghoochannejhad.

Iranian National team will play a friendly game against Sweden on 31 March at Friends Arena of Stockholm. 

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Andranik Teymourian, affectionately called “Ando” in Iran, is an Iranian footballer of Armenian descent.

He is notably the first christian captain of the Iranian national soccer team. He is one of the most popular players among the Iranian fans.

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Iran played a friendly soccer match today against Uzbekistan. 

Iran won the game, 1-0.

History was made in this game. Andranik “Ando” Teymourian (number 14) became the first christian and the first Iranian-Armenian captain of the Iranian national team. 

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Iran has probably the coolest jersey in the asian cup.

The cheetah on the Iranian jersey is an asiatic cheetah, an endangered species which mostly exists in Iran, Iranian national soccer team put them on their kit to bring and raise awareness about their plight.

Iranian National football team arrives in Sydney, Australia to partacipate in the 2015 AFC Asian cup.

In picture, Iranian midfielder, Soroush Rafiei