Iran bans goalie for infractions including 'SpongeBob' pants

June 8, 2016 12:44 PM

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TEHRAN, Iran – A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that the country's football federation has suspended a goalkeeper for six months for a series of offenses, including wearing yellow pants reminiscent of "SpongeBob SquarePants."

The ISNA news agency reported Wednesday that Sosha Makani, formerly a goalie for Persepolis Football Club, can appeal his suspension.

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