FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, June 9 (Mehr News Agency) - Iranian ace Mehdi Mahdavikia on Friday expressed hope that he will fully recover from a back injury ahead of Sunday's World Cup opener against Mexico.
Hamburg midfielder told the Mehr News Agency he is physically fit and tries to regain desirable form.
The right winger added his teammates are training well, aiming to get a good result Sunday.
Drawn in Group D, Iran also plays Portugal and Angola in Frankfurt and Leipzig on June 17 and 21 respectively.
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