From Baghdad to Basra

Video: Iraqi cities celebrate victory over Vietnam

January 24 – Jubilant celebrations swept through cities across Iraq on Wednesday after the national football team clinched a thrilling 3-2 victory over Vietnam in the third round of Group 4.

The streets of Baghdad buzzed with excitement, and the picturesque Corniche in Basra was alive with festivity as exuberant crowds gathered in public spaces.

Iraqis, united in their joy, waved national flags, danced, and reveled in the team’s hard-earned triumph. This widespread celebration, captured in various regions, underscored the unity and fervor of the Iraqi people in rallying behind their national team.