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Abbas Obeid

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Full nameAbbas Obeid Jassim
Date of birth10 December 1973(age 42)
Playing positionRetired (Former Midfielder)

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Abbas Obeid Jassim ( ), born 1979 in Iraq, is an Iraqi football player. He played for Pohang Steelers in the K-League and was selected 28 times for the national team where he scored 7 goals.

Abbas was a football analyst on Dubai-sports TV channel during the 2007 Asian Cup and was remembered for breaking down in tears on a live broadcast after the Iraqi victory in the final of the tournament.

His younger brother is Haidar Obeid and he was also part of the Iraq national team.


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