Midnight around Azadi Stadium

Based on the latest ranking of the world’s top club teams, Esteghlal has climbed 12 stairs to 153 points, ranked 55th in the world and has been the best team in Iran and the third team in Asia.  The Esteghlal Club has also been playing for two consecutive years. In 2010 and 2011, he was named the most ambitious team at the AFC Champions League.