FIFA World Cup: Nike refuses to provide shoes to Iranian team

"US sanctions mean that, as a US company, Nike cannot supply shoes to players in the Iranian National team at this time," Nike had said in a statement.

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. The Nike controversy, just days before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, has put Iran in a tough spot. He was also Sir Alex Ferguson's assistant manager at English club Manchester United.

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