Voria Ghafouri

Iranian footballer

Voria Ghafuri is an Iranian soccer player and activist.


  • "Whenever I talk about social and civic issues, football is not at the forefront for me. I have to use the position I am in. Our fans buy tickets and cheer us with thousands of misfortunes, so we have to be their media."
  • "Mr. Zarif, you say that you are proud to be under pressure because of Palestine, Lebanon, Yemen and Syria, know that it is not you who is under pressure, in fact it is ordinary people who are under pressure."
  • "With complete unfairness, they removed me from football and did not even explain about it."
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