Beitashour makes Iran team

[WORLD CUP 2014] California-born Steven Beitashour, who was called up to the U.S. national team twice, is going to the World Cup with Iran. He was named to Coach Carlos Queiroz's 23-player squad for the finals.

Queiroz may have to drop Hashem Beykzadeh, who was injured in a friendly against Montenegro. His replacement would be Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh.

Iran Roster (24 Players):
Goalkeepers: Daniel Davari (Eintracht Braunschweig/GER), Alireza Haghighi (Sporting Covilha/POR), Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan)
Defenders: Hossein Mahini (Persepolis), Steven Mehrdad Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps), Pejman Montazeri (Umm Salal), Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis), Amir-Hossein Sadeghi (Esteghlal), Ahmad Alenemeh (Naft), Hashem Beikzadeh (Esteghlal), Mehrdad Pouladi (Persepolis), Khosro Heydari (Esteghlal), Ehsan Hajsafi (Sepahan), Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh ((Zob Ahan Isfahan)
Midfielders: Javad Nekounam (Kuwait SC/KUW), Andranik Teymourian (Esteghlal), Reza Haghighi (Persepolis), Ghasem Haddadifar (Zob Ahan), Bakhtiar Rahmani (Foolad), Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham/ENG), Masoud Shojaei (Las Palmas/SPA)
Forwards: Alireza Jahanbakhsh (NEC/NED), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton/ENG), Karim Ansarifard (Persepolis)
1 comment about "Beitashour makes Iran team".
  1. Paul Estrada, June 2, 2014 at 1:33 a.m.

    Well done Beita! Wish you were still with the Quakes.

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