He only played eight minutes and lasted until 6pm on the pitch. In the meantime, he has been treated by the doctors of Iran because his nose suffered the consequences of a brutal face-to-face impact with a partner. The start of the World Cup in Qatar for the goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand it was definitely not what he had dreamed of the night before the match against this Monday Englandfor the first date of group B.
Beiranvand came out to cut in a cross from the right but, without looking, caught his team-mate Majid Hosseini in front of him. He immediately lay down on the grass and, although he didn’t lose consciousness, the result of the blow was immediately seen on his nose, which was affected.
It was almost ten minutes of attention from the doctors of the Iranian team, until coach Carlos Queiroz had to choose his replacement, while clutching his head due to the unexpected.
Instead he entered Seyed Hossein Hosseini30 years old, the same as Beiranvand.