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Iran Sanctions Draw ‘Red Card' In Soccer

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Iran's national soccer team players, center, and their Qatari competitors fight for the ball during their match in the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian qualifiers, at the Azadi (Freedom) stadium, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Farshad Abbasi) | AP

The U.S.-led sanctions against Iran are reportedly having a considerable impact on the life of ordinary Iranians. There are also consequences for the country’s favorite sport of football.

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