World Cup: 'Celebrity status' for Iran fans in Brazil
21 June 2014 Last updated at 00:00 BST
Shahrouz Fakhimi moved to Australia from Iran when he was a young boy but his family still speaks Farsi and his first football love is Iran.
Fakhimi travelled to Brazil with his two cousins and all three are revelling in the party atmosphere where they say Iranian supporters are treated like celebrities by the locals.
As part of the BBC's Franz Strasser met them in Curitiba.