TEHRAN – Former Iranian national football team’s player Mehdi Mahdavikia has received an invitation from the International Federation of Football (FIFA) to attend the 2018 World Cup draw ceremony.
The ceremony will be held at the Kremlin Palace Ballroom in Moscow on Dec. 1.
This invitation came in recognition of the great role played by Mahdavikia during his career in football.
He played in four Asian Cups (1996, 2000, 2004, 2007) and two World Cups (1998, 2006).
Mahdavikia made 110 performance for Team Melli and scored 13 goals.
He was selected as a member of the Hamburger SV Team of the Century in October 2012 as well.