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The snooker champion who taught himself

Hossein Vafaei is Iran's first professional snooker player and it's been tough for him to get to snooker's top table.

He has no coach, no sponsor and has to battle with visa applications just to enter competitions in foreign lands. He's been telling Sportshour's Mani Djazmi about how he got into a sport not commonly associated with Iran.

Picture - Hossein Vafaei (Credit - Getty Images).

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