PLDC - Charleroi midfielder Ali Gholizadeh was dropped from Iran's 23-man squad for the World Cup, announced by Queiroz on Monday.
Iran's 23-man squad in full:
Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis), Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan), Amir Abedzadeh (Maritimo/POR)
Defenders: Majid Hosseini (Esteghlal), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny/RUS), Mohammad Khanzadeh (Padideh), Morteza Pouraliganji (Alsaad/QAT), Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal), Ramin Rezaeian (Ostende/BEL), Roozbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal)
Midfielders: Ehsan Haji Safi (Olympiacos/GRE), Karim Ansarifard (Olympiacos/GRE), Masoud Shojaei (AEK Athens/GRE), Mehdi Torabi (Saipa), Omid Ebrahimi (Esteghlal), Saeid Ezatolahi (Amkar Perm/RUS)
Forwards: Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ Alkmaar/HOL), Ashkan Dejaghar (Nottingham Forest/ANG), Mehdi Taremi (Al-Gharafa/QAT), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Heerenveen/HOL), Saman Ghoddos (Ostersunds/SUE), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan/RUS), Vahid Amiri (Persepolis)
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15. Iran will play Portugal, Spain and Morocco in Group B.