Like Sardar Azmoun, they walked the talk. On the eve of the friendly match against Senegal, the Leverkusen striker wanted to support Iranian women and people who had decided to demonstrate in several cities of the country after the death in hospital of the 22-year-old Iranian girl. Mahsa Amini, arrested three days earlier in Tehran for not respecting the strict dress code for women in the Islamic Republic of Iran, the latter having to cover their hair in public. ” The [punition] ultimate goal is to be expelled from the national team, which is a small price to pay for even a single lock of hair from an Iranian woman. It will never be erased from our consciousness. I’m not afraid of being ousted. Shame on you for killing the people so easily and long live the women of Iran. If they are Muslims, may God make me an infidel, “wrote the 27-year-old international in a story on his Instagram account, since emptied. An action at the time of the anthems This Thursday, to describe their anger against the power of their country, the Iranians decided, before the meeting against the Lions of Teranga, in Austria, to wear a black parka without country or coat of arms and to hide thus the jersey of their national team when the hymns resounded. The final score was 1-1, Azmoun also scored Iran’s goal just after coming on. But for him as for his partners, the best action of the day took place before the kick sending this part. According to the NGO Iran Human Rights, 76 people have already died since the beginning of the demonstrations.