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 a 2–1 defeat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Radhi has received more than 115,069 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ahmed Radhi is the 3,346th most popular soccer player (down from 2,251st in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from Iraq (down from 271st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ahmed Radhi ranks 3,346 out of 16,880Before him are Arkady Andreasyan, Alexander Wood, Adrie van Kraay, Pavel Kuka, Kazuaki Nagasawa, and Erich Beer. After him are Ziad Tlemçani, Nelson Acosta, Flemming Povlsen, Héctor Veira, George Orton, and Nikos Machlas.

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Among people born in 1964, Ahmed Radhi ranks 291Before him are Šarūnas Bartas, Paul Bostaph, Stojko Vranković, David W. Panuelo, Agnès Jaoui, and Hope Davis. After him are Ronit Elkabetz, João Paulo, Rockwell, Joanne Harris, Dana Plato, and Miguel Alcubierre. Among people deceased in 2020, Ahmed Radhi ranks 511Before him are Flavio Bucci, Carlos Campos, Ardico Magnini, Nicolas Alfonsi, Claude Barthélemy, and Arkady Andreasyan. After him are Toke Talagi, Valdir Espinosa, Jacques Beurlet, Pedro Nájera, Vladimír Zábrodský, and Michael Jeffery.

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Among people born in Iraq, Ahmed Radhi ranks 303 out of 338Before him are Abdul Aziz al-Hakim (1952), Shlomo Hillel (1923), Mullah Krekar (1956), Paulos Faraj Rahho (1942), Jalal Dabagh (1939), and Ramzi Yousef (1968). After him are Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi (1954), Jafar Salmasi (1918), Charles Saatchi (1943), Sajida al-Rishawi (1970), Avi Shlaim (1945), and Rana Hussein (1969).

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Among soccer players born in Iraq, Ahmed Radhi ranks 2Before him are Hussein Saeed (1958). After him are Younis Mahmoud (1983), Raad Hammoudi (1953), Ali Adnan Kadhim (1993), Nadhim Shaker (1958), Hawar Mulla Mohammed (1981), Nashat Akram (1984), Bassim Abbas (1982), Noor Sabri (1984), Ahmed Yasin Ghani (1991), and Alaa Abdul-Zahra (1987).