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US players were asked about the tweet featuring a distorted Iranian flag.
Then the press conference was interrupted.
Watch one of Iran’s goals against Wales in the player above.
News came on Sunday that the Iranian Customs Union for Automobiles will file a complaint with Fifa’s Ethics Committeeafter the US international posted on Twitter a photo of the Group B standings, with the flag of Iran without the central symbol.
The two countries clash in their final group stage match on Tuesday, where both Iran and the United States still have a chance to advance. But at the press conference before the deciding game, the US team was asked questions that didn’t relate to football.
Defenders Tim Ream and Walker Zimmerman instead received questions about the distorted flag from Iranian journalists – at which point they decided to cancel the press conference prematurely, according to India Today.
Posted on 11/28/2022 at 07:15