Ahmed Radhi

1964 - 2020

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Ahmed Radhi Humaiesh Al-Salehi, (Arabic: أحمد راضي هميش الصالحي, 21 April 1964 – 21 June 2020) was an Iraqi footballer who played as a forward. Regarded as one of Iraq and Asia's best players of all-time, Radhi scored the only Iraqi goal in the FIFA World Cup during its 1986 edition, a low shot to the corner of the net against Belgium in the 2–1 defeat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Radhi has received more than 105,812 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ahmed Radhi is the 2,253rd most popular soccer player (up from 3,961st in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from Iraq (down from 246th in 2019) and the most popular Iraqi Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ahmed Radhi ranks 2,253 out of 16,923Before him are Beto, João Pinto, Ashley Cole, Gunder Bengtsson, Iuliu Baratky, and Guillermo Amor. After him are Kasper Schmeichel, Pita, Mitsunori Fujiguchi, Thomas Bickel, Dinko Dermendzhiev, and Bruno Chizzo.

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Among people born in 1964, Ahmed Radhi ranks 191Before him are Anne Applebaum, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, Mark Addy, Georg von Habsburg, Sabrina Ferilli, and Duran Çetin. After him are Gianni Bugno, Massimo Carrera, Tim Miller, Paul Le Guen, Vivica A. Fox, and Sebastiano Rossi. Among people deceased in 2020, Ahmed Radhi ranks 410Before him are Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, Charlie Daniels, Isabel-Clara Simó, Juan José Pizzuti, Chadwick Boseman, and David Dinkins. After him are Shirley Ann Grau, René Felber, Pavol Biroš, John D. Barrow, Wolfgang Uhlmann, and Johnny Nash.

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Among people born in Iraq, Ahmed Radhi ranks 272 out of 300Before him are Abbas Ibn al-Ahnaf (750), Ninurta-tukulti-Ashur (-1200), Jaafar Al-Askari (1885), Louis Raphaël I Sako (1948), Ashur-rim-nisheshu (-1490), and Ali Akbar Salehi (1949). After him are Naziha al-Dulaimi (1923), Raghad Hussein (1968), Karim Findi (1946), Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi (1948), Abdul Aziz al-Hakim (1952), and Jalal Dabagh (1939).

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Among soccer players born in Iraq, Ahmed Radhi ranks 1After him are Hussein Saeed (1958), Raad Hammoudi (1953), Younis Mahmoud (1983), Hawar Mulla Mohammed (1981), Ali Adnan Kadhim (1993), Nashat Akram (1984), Noor Sabri (1984), Bassim Abbas (1982), Ahmed Yasin Ghani (1991), Humam Tariq (1996), and Mohanad Ali (2000).