“If Beiranvand has to miss ten days for his health and his safety, then so be it. That’s why these protocols are in place. I don’t see how him carrying on is right. This is ridiculous. It’s almost as if he’s been forced to carry on here.
“It’s 2022 and we are having so many discussions about concussion protocols and how it can lead to dementia. This is not ok.”
Beiranvand was holding his head and due to blood had a tissue up his nose and required a new shirt as it looked like he was set to continue, before Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz substituted him off.
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