Iraqi football legend Ahmad Radhi dies of coronavirus

Iraqi football legend Ahmad Radhi has died at a hospital in Baghdad as a result of complications from the new coronavirus, Iraqi media reported. 

The 56-year-old was considered a national star, known for scoring one World Cup goal in Mexico in 1986, when Iraq’s national football team, the Lions of Mesopotamia, qualified for the games. 

Steven Nabil@thestevennabil

Iraqi football legendary star Ahmad Radhi died this morning(7:30 AM Local Baghdad time) at Al-Numan hospital in #Baghdad due to complications from #COVID__19. RIP Captain Ahmad. He played and scored during the Mexico 1986 World Cup.

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Radhi spent most of his career in the Iraqi league, representing Al-Zawra’a and Al-Rasheed, winning five league titles and topping the scoring charts twice.

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