Iran ‘in heaven’ as soccer team qualifies for 2014 World Cup (Reuters)

Iran's national soccer team celebrate after defeating South Korea in their World Cup qualifying soccer match in Ulsan, southeast of Seoul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

By Zahra Hosseinian and Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) – Tehran’s streets were filled with young revelers for the second time in four days on Tuesday after the Iranian national soccer team qualified for the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil with a win over South Korea. “I feel like God is answering all of our prayers at once,” 24-year-old Nasim said by phone from Tehran. “First a new, different president – and now the World Cup. We’re beside ourselves with happiness. …

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