Iran hopes to reach the World Cup semifinals in Qatar in 2022.
Carlos Queiroz’s squad had one of the quickest travel times because this was the first World Cup to be contested in the Middle East.
Iran is ecstatic after finishing first in the Asian qualifying round.
Iran seeks to stop its losing streak in the round of 16 against England, Wales, and the United States.
To make it happen, there should be a great squad to go to the competition.
Iran 2022 World Cup Squad (Final Roster)
Iran team announced their Final 25-man World Cup squad on Sunday, November 13. Which is 1 day ahead of the FIFA-imposed deadline. Head coach Carlos Queiroz announced 25 names instead of 26 like France
Here’s the final 25-Man for Qatar World Cup 2022:
|Goalkeeper||Amir Abedzadeh||Ponferradina (SPA)||29||1|
|Goalkeeper||Alireza Beiranvand||Persepolis (IRA)||30||51|
|Goalkeeper||Hossein Hosseini||Esteghlal (IRA)||30||5|
|Goalkeeper||Payam Niazmand||Persepolis (IRA)||27||1|
|Defender||Rouzbeh Cheshmi||Esteghlal (IRA)||34||18|
|Defender||Ehsan Hajsafi||AEK Athens (GRE)||30||121|
|Defender||Majid Hosseini||Kayserispor (TUR)||26||18|
|Defender||Abolfazl Jalali||Esteghlal (IRA)||25||2|
|Defender||Hossein Kanaani||Al Ahli (QAT)||27||34|
|Defender||Shojae Khalilzadeh||Al Ahli (QAT)||25||24|
|Defender||Milad Mohammadi||AEK Athens (GRE)||28||45|
|Defender||Sadegh Moharrami||Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)||27||21|
|Defender||Morteza Pouraliganji||Persepolis (IRA)||26||45|
|Defender||Ramin Rezaeian||Sepahan (IRA)||45||2|
|Midfielder||Vahid Amiri||Persepolis (IRA)||34||67|
|Midfielder||Saeid Ezatolahi||Vejle (DEN)||26||47|
|Midfielder||Saman Ghoddos||Brentford (ENG)||29||33|
|Midfielder||Ali Gholizadeh||Charleroi (BEL)||26||26|
|Midfielder||Alireza Jahanbakhsh||Feyenoord (NED)||29||64|
|Midfielder||Ali Karimi||Kayserispor (TUR)||28||13|
|Midfielder||Ahmad Noorollahi||Shabab Al Ahli (UAE)||29||26|
|Midfielder||Mehdi Torabi||Persepolis (IRA)||28||35|
|Forward||Karim Ansarifard||Omonia Nicosia (CYP)||32||94|
|Forward||Sardar Azmoun||Bayer Leverkusen (GER)||27||65|
|Forward||Mehdi Taremi||Porto (POR)||30||60|
Also Check: Iran Team FIFA World Cup Schedule
FIFA World Cup 2022 Iran Team Preview
Iran hopes to surprise everyone at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Group B includes Wales, England, the United States of America, and Asia. Iran is a dark horse in a difficult group, but they are determined to make history by reaching the round of 16.
Mehdi Taremi and Alireza Jahanbakhsh will start for Iran against England on November 21.
Iran will play Japan in Pot 1 because they won in the second round. Because South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon were all in Iran’s Group A, the Iranians were certain that they would advance to the round of 16.
Iran won their group and finished first overall with 25 points. They qualified alongside South Korea, which was 11 points clear of second-placed United Arab Emirates. They were the first country in history to have three consecutive World Cup appearances.
Our Prediction about Iran at FIFA World Cup 2022
Iran’s World Cup campaign begins on November 21 when they face England. There are no friendlies scheduled.
These passengers may board the airplane if they are all healthy and capable of flying. Sardar Azmoun is still attempting to play for Bayer Leverkusen despite calf problems.
Iran finished first in Group A and received a free ticket to the World Cup in Qatar after winning eight of their remaining 10 qualifying games.
They have a good attacking team that has competed in important games in Europe and elsewhere, so they might be difficult to overcome in the group stage. The defense is commanded by captain Ehan Hajsafi and has a wealth of experience.
In Group B, Iran is the underdog against the United States, England, Wales, and England and Wales.
Queiroz’s fundamental strategy will allow Iran to improve, and an upset is still feasible if they play competitively until the last game.
How many players will be in Iran’s World Cup squad?
Because the COVID-19 virus was so prevalent last summer, teams were limited to 26 participants for the European Championship. The Copa America, on the other hand, has the option of inviting 28 players.
Each national team’s roster will increase from 23 to 26 players for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
How Many Football World Cups has Iran won?
Iran has appeared in six World Cups: 1978, 1998, 2006, 2014, and 2022. They have, however, never advanced past the group stage and have only won the competition’s games twice (against the United States in 1998 and Morocco in 2018).
Dragan Skocic will be replaced by the Portuguese manager, who has only lost twice in 18 games. The older players were enraged when he was sacked and then reinstated in August.
There was a comparable degree of enthusiasm when Iran and the United States met in the group stage in 1998. They employed three coaches before defeating the United States in the World Cup final. The group’s last stage should be just as exciting. With those variable, we will see more surprise from Iran national football team.