An Iranian woman from the city of Yazd displayed her latest wares: a football featuring the flags of the 32 countries participating in the FIFA 2018 World Cup, footage from Tuesday showed. The balls were woven out of locally-produced yarn and reportedly took two months to be completed. «32 countries are participating in the World Cup so we could make each of these 32 pieces a flag of one of... Еще these countries,» the weaver of the ball Ms Kashoul Khan said. «I tried to weave the eight groups of four, that are part of the games, next to one another,» she added. The Iranian football team, dubbed Team Melli by Iranians, failed to qualify for the round of sixteen despite a 1:1 draw against Portugal.