Karrar Jassim

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Karrar Jassim
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Karrar while playing for Tractor Sazi
Personal information
Full name Karrar Jassim Mohammed
Date of birth (1987-06-11) June 11, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Najaf, Iraq
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left winger, Second striker
Club information
Current team
Esteghlal
Number 13
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Najaf 22 (33)
2007–2009 Al-Wakrah 27 (9)
2009–2011 Tractor Sazi 47 (12)
2011–2012 Esteghlal 8 (0)
2012 Shahin Bushehr (loan) 1 (0)
2012–2013 Ajman Club 13 (2)
2013 Najaf (loan) 22 (5)
2013–2014 Al-Talaba 14 (6)
2014– Esteghlal 15 (2)
National team
2006–2007 Iraq U-23 28 (6)
2007– Iraq 63 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2014

Karrar Jassim Mohammed Al-Mahmoudi (Arabic: كرار جاسم محمد المحمودي‎, born June 11, 1987 in Iraq)[1] is an Iraqi football midfielder who is currently plays for Esteghlal. He also plays for the Iraq national football team.

Club career[edit]

Impressive displays for Najaf FC in the 2007 AFC Champions League, where he scored two goals in six matches, earned Karrar Jassim Mohammed a move to Qatar where he signed for Al Wakra at the start of June 2007. In 2009 Karrar signed for Iranian side Tractor Sazi F.C. for one season. During a Tractor Sazi match, Karrar was banned for 9 games following an incident in which he slapped the match assistant referee. The ban was later reduced to 5 and eventually to 3 games. He was released in May 2011 by Tractor Sazi for his disrespectful behavior toward referees.[2] On 4 June 2011, Karrar joined the Tehran based football team Esteghlal on a two-years contract. The 24-year-old striker has joined Esteghlal but he was fired in January 2012 during mid-seasion after a dispute with midfielder, and team vice-captain Mojtaba Jabbari.[3] He then loaned to Shahin Bushehr and then moved to Ajman and a loan to Najaf FC.

On 4 July 2014, Karrar returned to Esteghlal with signing a two-year contract.

International career[edit]

Karrar scored three goals for the Iraq Olympic team in the Asian Qualifiers for the 2008 Olympic Games, including winning goals against Thailand and DPR Korea. Karrar Jassim also scored a goal against Australia for the national team in the 2007 Asian Cup and also scored the winner against North Korea in the Asian Cup 2011 which sent Iraq through to the last eight. He then went to Sydney to play a game for the Iraqi Olympic team.

Career statistics[edit]

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Qatar League Emir of Qatar Cup Asia Total
2007–08 Al-Wakrah Qatar Stars League 10 1
2008–09 17 8
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2009–10 Tractor Sazi Iran Pro League 20 4 0 0 20 4
2010–11 27 8 1 1 28 9
2011–12 Esteghlal 8 0 1 0 0 0 9 0
Shahin 1 0 0 0 1 0
United Arab Emirates League Emirates Cup Asia Total
2012–13 Ajman UAE Pro League 13 2 3 1 16 3
Iraq League Iraq FA Cup Asia Total
2012–13 Najaf Iraqi Premier League 22 5 0 0 22 5
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2014–15 Esteghlal Iran Pro League 15 2 2 3 17 5
Total Qatar 27 9 0 0
Iran 66 14 4 4 0 0 70 18
United Arab Emirates 13 2 3 1 0 0 16 3
Iraq 22 5 0 0 0 0 22 5
Career total 127 30 0 0
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
09–10 Tractor Sazi 1
10–11 Tractor Sazi 8
11–12 Esteghlal 1
14–15 Esteghlal 9

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 July 2007 Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand  Australia 3–1 Win 2007 AFC Asian Cup
2. 13 July 2009 Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq  Palestine 4–0 Win Friendly
3. 19 January 2011 Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar  North Korea 1–0 Win 2011 AFC Asian Cup
4. 29 February 2012 Grand Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Singapore 7–1 Win 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 28 May 2012 Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar  Botswana 1–1 Draw Friendly
6. 19 November 2013 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia  Indonesia 2–0 Win 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
Correct as of 19 November 2013

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Shahin Bushehr

Country[edit]

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