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#BBCtrending: How #TeamMelli united Iran

27 June 2014 Last updated at 12:01 BST

Iran's World Cup 2014 campaign may be over, but the nation is still going home with something to cheer about.

Iranians from all over the world have been using the hashtag #TeamMelli - which translates as "national team" - to cheer the team on and discuss the World Cup.

Politics in Iran can be highly polarised, but #TeamMelli has helped bring many Iranians - both inside and outside the country - together.

#BBCtrending finds out more.

Video journalist: Benjamin Zand

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