Iran’s medical workers has come underneath fireplace for its resolution to let goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand to proceed taking part in after a brutal conflict with a teammate Majid Hosseini within the 6-2 loss to England.
Beiranvand got here to push away a cross, however in doing so he clattered into Hosseini and was left needing remedy from Iran’s medical workers for round 10 minutes on the sector.
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Remarkably, Beiranvand wasn’t instantly substituted regardless of blood coming from his nostril and marking his blue jersey because the medics deemed him match sufficient to hold on.
But nearly as quickly as the sport was restarted, Beiranvand fell to the turf and gestured to the bench that he wanted to be taken out of the sport as backup goalkeeper Hossein Hosseini changing him.
The soccer world reacted with bafflement as to why Beiranvand was allowed to proceed within the first place.
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“Cannot consider Alireza Beiranvand has been allowed to proceed. That is so, so harmful,” the Daily Mail’s girls’s soccer correspondent Kathryn Batte stated.
Former England worldwide Jermaine Jenas stated: “I don’t see how him carrying on is true. This is ridiculous. It’s 2022 and we’re having so many discussions about concussion protocols and the way it can result in dementia. This shouldn’t be OK.”
Luke Griggs, interim chief government of mind charity Headway, described it as an “abject failure” of the World Cup concussion protocol.
“It is an utter shame that the Iran keeper Alireza Beiranvand was allowed to remain on the pitch,” Griggs advised PA Media.
“It was irrelevant that he got here off a minute later, he shouldn’t have stayed on for a second, not to mention a minute.
“He was clearly distressed and unfit to proceed.
“This appears to be one other case of the choice being made by the participant and never medical workers. This was the primary check of the FIFA World Cup concussion protocol and it was an abject failure.”
Former Ireland worldwide David Meyler wrote: “There’s no manner Beiranvand must be allowed to proceed after that collision. Even although he’s coming off now, he ought to have gone straight off.”