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10 Footballers You Don't Know Are Muslims: Check Out Their Pictures.

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1) Paul Pogba

Pogba was born in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, to Guinean parents. He is Muslim. He has two older brothers who are twins – Florentin and Mathias – born in Guinea, who are also footballers and play for the Guinean national team. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

2) Zinedane Zidane

' In the rest of France, Zidane, nicknamed 'Zizou' by the public, is admired for his decency as well as his footballing skills. ... His family are Algerian immigrants, so-called beurs (French slang for Arabs), and he describes himself as 'a non-practising Muslim'. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

3) Karim Benzema

As one of the most popular Muslim players in Europe, Karim Mostafa Benzema was born on the 19 December 1987 in Lyon. ... As a practicing Muslim, Benzema observes fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

4) Kante

He is a Muslim. Kanté is aware of his public perception as a shy and private individual, but also said that stories about him by current and former teammates, like Jamie Vardy, were often exaggerated. Kante'snickname is "NG" and outside of football he is an avid tennis fan, and player. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

5) Franck Ribery

Ribery converted to Islam upon marrying his wife, who he met as a teenager in his hometown. In 2011 they opened a shisha bar there. Named O'ShaHiz – after his two daughters Shahinez and Hizya – the bar did not serve any alcohol but showed major football matches. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

6) Mousa Dembele

Dembélé is a Muslim. Dembélé uses the spelling "Mousa" for his first name (e.g. on his Twitter account), and so do his club, national team and most news articles about him. However, in a 2016 interview, he said that the proper spelling ought to be "Moussa". View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

7) Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah and his wife, Maggi, married in 2013. Their daughter, Makka, born in 2014, is named in honour of the Islamic holy city of Mecca. He had another daughter, Kayan, born in 2020. Salah is Muslim and celebrates goals by performing the sujud. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

8) Bruno Martins Indi

On 23 March 2012, Martins Indi became a father after his girlfriend Mecia gave birth to a daughter. Martins Indi is fluent in Portuguese and still speaks it with his parents. He is an observant Muslim. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

9) Ozil

Last December, Ozil, who is Muslim, released a social media post calling Uighurs "warriors who resist persecution" and criticising both China and the silence of Muslims in response. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

10) Eric Abidan

Eric Abidal was born on September 11, 1979. He converted to Islam after marrying Hayet Kebir and changed his name to Bilal Eric Abidal. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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