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Beitashour called in for Iranian training camp
May 8th, 2014 7:54PM

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[WORLD CUP 2014] American Steven Beitashour is one of 28 players called in to the Iranian national team training camp for the World Cup. The Vancouver Whitecaps defender is one of 10 foreign-based players called up by Iran's Portuguese coach, Carlos Queiroz.

Beitashour was born in California to Iranian parents and has earned four caps for Iran. He was called up by U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the friendly against Mexico in August 2012 but did not play in the game.

World Cup 2014: Warmup Schedule

Iran will train in Austria in May before heading to Brazil. It has four friendlies scheduled -- against Belarus, Montenegro and Angola in Austria and against Trinidad & Tobago in Sao Paulo.

Iran Roster (28 Players):
Goalkeepers (4): Daniel Davari (Eintracht Braunschweig/GER), Alireza Haghighi (Sporting Covilha/POR), Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan), Sousha Makani (Foolad)
Defenders (11): Khosro Heydari (Esteghlal), Hossein Mahini (Persepolis), Steven Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps), Pejman Montazeri (Umm), Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis), Amir-Hossein Sadeghi (Esteghlal), Mohammad-Reza Khanzadeh (Zob), Ahmad Alenemeh (Naft), Hashem Beikzadeh (Esteghlal), Ehsan Hajsafi (Sepahan), Mehrdad Pouladi (Persepolis)
Midfielders (5): Javad Nekounam (Kuwait SC/KUW), Andranik Teymourian (Esteghlal), Reza Haghighi (Persepolis), Ghasem Hadadifar (Zob Ahan), Bakhtiar Rahmani (Foolad)
Forwards (8): Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham/ENG), Masoud Shojaei (Las Palmas/SPA), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (NEC/NED), Mohammad-Reza Khalatbari (Persepolis), Mehdi Sharifi (Sepahan), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton Atheltic/ENG), Karim Ansarifard (Tractor), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan/RUS)


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