|Full name||Abbas Rahim Zaywer|
|Date of birth||1 January 1979|
|Place of birth||Baghdad, Iraq|
|Date of death||10 August 2012(aged 33)|
|Place of death||Baghdad, Iraq|
Abbas Rahim (1 January 1979 – 10 August 2012) was an Iraqi football Midfielder who played for Iraq in the 2000 Asian Cup and Al-Shorta and Al-Zawraa. Abbas was voted as the 22nd best player in Al-Shorta's history.
He was a prolific goal scorer at youth level and Under-19 level where he helped Iraq qualify for the AFC Asian Youth Championship in 1998. After joining Al-Zawraa in the summer of 1999 from Al Karkh, Abbas scored a remarkable seven goals in his first three league games for the club. He had starred for the Iraqi Olympic side and was capable of turning a game on his own. A versatile left-sided player who could play at left-back, on the left wing, just behind the front two or as an out and out striker.
Abbas made his debut during the 1999 Pan-Arab games in Amman against Libya, scoring his first international goal in a 4-0 win against Lebanon. He played a part in the final against the hosts hitting the cross bar in extra time and was also one of three who hit the post in the penalty shoot-out.
- Scores and results list Iraq's goal tally first.
|1||22 October 2003||National Stadium, Manama||Myanmar||2–1||3–1||2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
On 10 August 2012, Rahim was killed in a car crash on the road from Baghdad to Najaf. He was 35 years old.
- Abbas Rahim at National-Football-Teams.com