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Photos: LaLiga Legends team arrives in Tehran

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The former LaLiga players arrived in Tehran on Tuesday to take part in a match between Spanish and Iranian league legends.

The match, which is scheduled to be played on Thursday 25 August at 15:30 CET, will be the first time that retired LaLiga stars take part in a LaLiga Legends match. The venue chosen to host the game is Tehran’s spectacular Azadi Stadium where Iran play their competitive games.

The match, which will air on Iran’s Channel 3, will also be broadcast live on LaLiga’s official YouTube channel and then be shown later on GOL at 19:00 CET.

This will allow fans from all over the world to watch the former LaLiga idols return to the game against an Iranian team which includes Ali Daei, Ali Karimi, Yahya Golmohammadi and Mehdi Mahdavikia, amongst others. The encounter will allow Spanish football lovers to re-live fond memories of a bygone era.

The LaLiga Legends squad:

Goalkeepers:

1 Koke Contreras

2 Leo Franco

Defenders:

3 Eric Abidal

4 Francisco Pavon

5 Michel Salgado

6 Joan Capdevila

7 Fernando Sanz

Midfielders:

8 Claude Makelele

9 Gaizka Mendieta

10 David Albelda

11 Marcos Senna

12 Jose Emilio Amavisca

13 Francesco Coco

Strikers:

14 Fernando Morientes

15 Luis Garcia

16 Albert Luque

Photos: LaLiga Legends team arrived in Tehran on Tuesday to take part in a match between Spanish and Iranian league legends

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laliga.es contributed to this report

Photos Credit: Soroush Seyed Jamali, YJC.ir

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1 Comment

  1. Amir

    August 26, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    I wonder where is Lionel Messi ( Professional Argentinian football player) in LaLiga Legends team . We all know that he made lots of money playing in Club FC Barcelona, but the country ( Spain) did not let him take his hard earned money out of the country due to fabricated stories about illegal money laundering. I was in Argentina when the news broke out back in July of this year. People in Argentina called it Jewish conspiracies against him. Ask all of the players arrived in Tehran, I am sure they all miss him a lot. Without Messi, Barcelona team would rank 4th or lower.

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