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Portugal's Deco returns for Iran match

Written by: Staff

FRANKFURT, June 17 (Reuters) Portugal midfielder Deco will play his first match of the World Cup against Iran on Saturday after missing the first Group D game with a foot injury.

Winger Cristiano Ronaldo, who had been doubtful, was also included when the team was named.

Iran left out striker Ali Daei, the first player to score 100 international goals.

Daei suffered a back injury in the opening game against Mexico.

Reuters PM VV1758

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