Fifa president Gianni Infantino has expressed his sadness and shock at the terrorist attack on a football game at Iraq.
It is believed that over 32 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked an amateur game.
“I’m shocked and terribly saddened to have learnt about the awful tragedy, which occurred yesterday at a football game in Iskandariya, Iraq,” read a statement from Infantino.
“Around the world, football unites people. It is a very sad day when people, going to a match together, become the victims of such violence.
“On behalf of FIFA and the global football community, I would like to extend our deepest condolences to the victims’ families.
“Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragedy and all our football friends in Iraq.”
Islamic State is said to have claimed responsibility for the attack.