The client of Chinanews.com, June 22, evening of Beijing on the 21st, according to the official announcement of the AFC official website, Iraqi football star Ahmed Ladi died of new crown pneumonia at the age of 56.
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Ladi was born in 1964 and is one of the most accomplished players in the history of Iraqi football. He has represented the national team in 121 appearances and scored 62 goals.
The most glorious moment for Ladi was in the 1986 World Cup. He scored a goal in the match against Belgium, which was also Iraq’s only goal in the World Cup finals. In 1988, he was also elected Mr. Asian Football.
According to reports, Ladi was diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia earlier this week and had symptoms such as dyspnea. Iraqi circles have actively contacted Jordan, hoping to transfer Radi to Amman for treatment, but ultimately failed. (Finish)