Iranian President’s Lonely, World Cup All-By-His-Selfie


Hassan Rouhani cut a forlorn figure when he posted a picture on Twitter of him watching the World Cup match between Iran and Nigeria. Much like the game, which ended 0-0, he doesn’t look terribly excited.

1. The Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is just like the rest of us. He knows he should be watching what’s going on in Iraq, but there’s football on.

Alex Wickham @WikiGuido

Fixed that for you @GeneralBoles:

3. But, as some have pointed out, it’s the little details that really give the picture a sad poignancy.

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