Many women gathered for the first time inside the football stadiums in Iran since 1979. Iranian government had made it illegal for women to attend the sporting events that are heavily watched by women worldwide.
On Wednesday female fans entered the Azadi stadium in Tehran to watch their team play Spain in the 2018 World Cup.
Following the match the Azadi stadium said “there will be no problem” for women hoping to watch a screening of Iran’s upcoming match, against Portugal on Monday.
Check out the joyous photo as these women cheered on their teams.