Fifa World Cup 2014 team profile: Iran

A profile of the Iran team ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

This is Iran's fourth World Cup finals and are yet to compete in the knockout stages, they will hope the attacking threat of Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejagah and veteran captain Javad Nekounam gets them out the groups this time.

The Iranians play in Group F with Argentina, Bosnia-Hercegovina and Nigeria.