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For Iraqi amputees football team, healing is the goal
By Khalil Jalil
Baghdad, June 24, 2022 (AFP) - As a seven-year-old boy in Baghdad, Mohamed Ali dreamt of becoming a goalkeeper -- until a car bomb in the central Tahrir Square ripped away his left arm.
The child had become another casualty of the sectarian blood-letting that raged in Iraq in the years after the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
"I was deprived of playing football," h ...