With their team in need of a win over Portugal to keep their World Cup journey alive, Iranian fans were out in full force — and face paint — at Mordovia Arena. Hope, however, turned to heartbreak when Iran missed a go-ahead goal from point-blank range in the final minutes. Portugal would escape with a 1-1 draw and a ticket to the knockout round, leaving Iran's supporters wondering "what if" and wallowing in the sadness of World Cup elimination. Here, the sorrow-filled faces of the gut-wrenching loss.Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS Clive Mason/Getty Images FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images
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