Funeral ceremony of Hassan Ghafourid

In 18 June 2019, Persepolis supporters protests against Iraj Arab, managing board and the Ministry of Sport and Youth, because of the possibility of ending the cooperation with their coach. Protests by supporters of Persepolis were responded by riot police.Also, Supporters of Esteghlal had protested in the past. Esteghlal fans among Iranian football teams have always been exposed to injustices such as budget cuts. Also, Esteghlal Club was known as the richest team in homeland and Asia before changing its name.