Iran female fan puzzles Russian twitterati

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Moscow, June 26 (IANS) A girl rooting for the Iranian football team in Russia has stunned and puzzled Twitter users, who are struck by the contrast between her World Cup looks, caught by an unknown photographer, and her Fan ID portrait, taken according to the laws of the Islamic Republic where she’s wearing a hijab.

An unknown Iranian beauty with a bare head, naked belly and her team’s flag has stolen the hearts of thousands of social media users in Russia after a local news outlet, Sports.ru, posted her picture, reports Sputnik news agency.

She struck its Twitter followers not only with her stunning looks but also with the contrast to her Fan ID pic, where her head and neck is covered with a black hijab. The pic was provided with a message reading “When the Iranian girls get out of Iran.”

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The identity of the girl, as well as the name of the author of this picture, has not been reported but this didn’t stop the netizens from falling in love with her. The post has gathered around three thousand re-tweets, likes and comments.

–IANS

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