Caucasus (bbabo.net), - President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken celebrated on November 29 the US team's victory over Iran in the last group stage match of the World Cup in Qatar.
Before the game, Biden contacted the head coach and team players, admonishing them that they could win.
“USA - Iran - 1:0. USA! USA! It's a big game," Biden, 80, jubilated in his speech to the crowd.
The head of American diplomacy watched the decisive game along with his counterparts from other countries participating in the Aspen-GMF Bucharest Forum. Blinken tweeted after the game that the United States was proud of their team's victory.
Together with him, British Foreign Secretary James Cleverley and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba watched the game.
The US Embassy in Azerbaijan, whose authorities have recently been in tense relations with Iran, shared a post on their social media accounts on the occasion of the victory.
“Today we are proud of the US national football team. Congratulations on a great win. Our friends, families and fans around the world are cheering for a great team. Good luck in the 1/8 finals. Team USA - go ahead!
Other moods reign in Iran during these hours. The loss in a principled match with the football team of a geopolitical opponent, albeit with a minimal score, was perceived in the Islamic Republic with great despondency.