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'Blue Girl' Iranian female football fan dies after setting herself on fire outside the courtroom

An Iranian female football fan dies after setting herself on fire outside the courtroom after knowing that she may face 6 months in prison for trying to enter Tehran’s Azadi stadium. Women are banned from football stadiums in Iran. Sahar Khodayari's death immediately ignited an outcry in Iran. She was popular as 'Blue Girl' on social media after the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team 'Esteghlal.'