Iran’s soccer team expresses solidarity with Mousavi

The ongoing tumult in Iran over the country’s election results got another jolt of international attention today, as members of the Iranian soccer team wore green wristbands to their World Cup qualifying match with South Korea — in a show of support for opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi. AFP/Getty Images

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The ongoing tumult in Iran over the country's election results got another jolt of international attention today, as members of the Iranian soccer team wore green wristbands to their World Cup qualifying match with South Korea — in a show of support for opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi.

AFP/Getty Images

The ongoing tumult in Iran over the country’s election results got another jolt of international attention today, as members of the Iranian soccer team wore green wristbands to their World Cup qualifying match with South Korea — in a show of support for opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi.

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Brian Fung is an editorial researcher at FP.

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