Pictures of the historical presence of independent women for the first time at AZADI stadium
Aryamehr (meaning “Light of the Aryans”) was the title of the said Shah; it was renamed after the Revolution to Azadi (meaning “freedom” ). It is the largest association football stadium in Western Asia. It was built to host the 1974 Asian Games and has hosted the 1976 AFC Asian Cup. The stadium also hosted five finals of Asian Club Competitions: three finals of AFC Champions League in 1999, 2002 and 2018 and two finals of Asian Cup Winners’ Cup in 1991 and 1993. Azadi Stadium also hosted WAFF Championship Tournament in 2004 and 2008.