This was the national record until Hussein Saeed broke it in 1982.Ali Adnan Kadhim regards his father as his idol and teacher in both life and sport.
In March 2014, al-Wuhayshi made an appearance in a video celebrating the mass jailbreak of fighters held in Yemeni prisons.
Around 400 AQAP fighters were present in what was described as being the largest known gathering of al-Qaeda in Yemen.
Throughout his career, his father has been by his side and was often seen at the Baghdad FC stadium watching his son from the sidelines.
Ali Adnan was graduated from the prestigious Ammo Baba Football School situated opposite the Al-Shaab Stadium, where he spent the early part of his football education.
During the 2013 winter transfer window, the player received an offer from Saudi club Ittihad Jeddah FC, to replace Croatian player Anas Sharbini.
However the deal fell through when his agent was unable to complete the transfer.
Ali Adnan chose the shirt number 53, as it was the same year the club Çaykur Rizespor was established, in 1953, stating that he feels that Çaykur Rizespor is like his home.
On September 1, 2013 Ali Adnan scored his first goal in the Turkish Süper Lig for Çaykur Rizespor against Kayseri Erciyesspor in the 7th minute from long distance.
In January 2009, the al-Qaeda branches in Yemen and Saudi Arabia merged and formed al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).