“Embarrassing…a joke”: Pundits fume as Iran keeper continues after head clash

Alireza Beiranvand injury
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The decision to allow Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand to return to the pitch after a serious head clash was blasted as “embarrassing” and “a joke” by pundits.

Beiranvand came to punch a cross and collided heavily with one of his team-mates in the first half of Iran’s opening World Cup 2022 game against England on Monday. 

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