National Geographic : 1951 Oct
© National Geographic Society 434 Kodachrome byJ.Baylor rtul, rts East Meets West-at Soccer. Beneath Snow-capped Elburz Mountains, Tehran Booters PlayHost toPennsylvania State College On a good-will trip to Iran, the American team won a game and lost two. Soccer is Iran's national sport; every sizable city has ateam. Figure onplayer's back is Persian 2. Opposite page: In a scene recalling The Arabian Nights, Tehran actresses model costumes invogue 150 years ago.