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Iraq
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Asood Al-Rafidain
(Lions of Mesopotamia)
Association Iraq Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Head coach Srečko Katanec
Captain Mohammed Gassid
Most caps Younis Mahmoud (148)
Top scorer Hussein Saeed (78)
Home stadium Basra International Stadium
FIFA code IRQ
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 80 Increase 8 (7 February 2019)
Highest 39 (6 October 2004)
Lowest 139 (3 July 1996)
Elo ranking
Current 62 Increase 4 (3 March 2019)
Highest 22 (3 December 1982)
Lowest 95 (6 October 2016)
First international
 Morocco 3–3 Iraq Iraq
(Beirut, Lebanon; 19 October 1957)
Biggest win
Iraq Iraq 13–0 Ethiopia Ethiopia
(Irbid, Jordan; 18 August 1992)
Biggest defeat
 Turkey 7–1 Iraq Iraq
(Adana, Turkey; 6 December 1959)
 Brazil 6–0 Iraq Iraq
(Malmö, Sweden; 11 October 2012)
 Chile 6–0 Iraq Iraq
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 14 August 2013)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 1986)
Best result Group stage, 1986
Asian Cup
Appearances 9 (first in 1972)
Best result Champions, 2007
Confederations Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2009)
Best result Group stage, 2009

Iraq national football team is the national football team of Iraq.

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