Niloufar Ardalan, the captain of the Iranian soccer team and the best female player equipped with her "magic" left foot, was deprived of playing in the Women's Futsal Championship of Malaysia in 2015 due to Sharia law.
Niloufar was banned from attending the matches after her husband, TV showman Mehdi Toutounchi, did not allow her to attend the tournament based on Iran's Islamic rules.
The marriage can last just a few hours or several years.
When the time is up, a woman must wait two menstrual periods before marrying again.
Female athletes in Iran face huge difficulties in attending matches.
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They choose to ignore that women have no control over their bodies and that they cannot leave the country without permission.
Ban on traveling abroad and entering stadiums Women are banned from leaving the country without first receiving permission from their husbands; single Iranian women (up to age 40) may need their father's permission to travel abroad.
The duration is set out in the marriage contract, almost like an apartment lease.