Watch as a US footballer comforts an Iranian player who is upset to get praise.

The United States beat Iran 1-0 in their final World Cup match on Wednesday . The game ended after the US defeated the team 1-0 .

In Wednesday's match, Iran's FIFA World Cup journey ended after the United States defeated the team 1-0.However, an American player's act is gaining followers on social media.Shortly after kicking Iran out of the World Cup, Team USA footballer Antonee Robinson held hands with Iranian opponent Ramin Rezian, according to a video on Twitter.The United States beat Iran out of the World Cup and guaranteed Iran's archrival a place in the knockout stage of the tournament in Qatar, Rezian is seen crying after his team's humiliating defeat and hugs Robinson as the rest of the squad moves about in the ground.Back in the Shah years, I worked with a lot of Iranians in Boston, as I was, and they were the best and nicest colleagues en masse Ive ever had.

The best of humanity on display: After the USA defeated Iran in the World Cup, the players shared an emotional moment, showing how sportsmanship can transcend geopolitics, according to another.Protesters in the hometown of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman whose death in September sparked mass demonstrations in Iran, lit up with fireworks.On Twitter, Kurdish activist Kaveh Ghoreishi posted a video of the day that featured cheering and horns blaring after the US scored the only goal of the game.

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