Ali Hussein Shihab
|Full name||Ali Hussein Shihab|
|Date of birth||5 May 1961|
|Place of birth||Iraq|
|Date of death||26 October 2016(aged 55)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Ali Hussein was an industrial player who was a regular in the midfield in the Iraqi national team during the 1980s, alongside one-time Talaba teammate Haris Mohammed, Natiq Hashim and Basil Gorgis.
Ali was part of a Talaba team that included Iraqi internationals Jamal Ali and Hussein Saeed which won three league titles during the 80s. He played in all three games in the 1986 World Cup lining up against Paraguay, Belgium and hosts Mexico.
Ali was in the Iraqi team that won the 1982 Asian Cup in India, which included Raad Hammoudi, Falah Hassan and Hussein Saeed. 
He died on 26 October 2016.