Religion doesn't really matter in football, after all, it is a game for everyone. But it is also good to know the lifestyles of these footballers, so one can easily pick mentors as football fans.
In the article, we will be looking at some prominent Footballer in the World today that are Muslims by religion.
1. Mesut Ozil
The 32-year-old player is one of the most talented footballers, he played for Arsenal for 8 years, and had over 180 appearances for the club, he was one of the most popular Muslim players in the premier league before he signed with Fenerbahçe.
He has been seen several times praying on the pitch before matches.
2. Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema is next on our list, he is a french Footballer, and he plays for the La Liga Club; Real Madrid, and also the France national team.
Regarded as one of the best strikers in the world, He has scored over 200 goals for his club. Not so many are aware of this, but Karim is one of the successful footballers, who practices Islam.
Some say he is a very devoted worshipper, and he prays before all his matches.
3. Paul Pogba
The Manchester United Star; Paul Pogba is next on our list, he plays as a central midfielder and sometimes as a left-winger. He is part of the Manchester United and French national team squad.
He has only played in two clubs throughout his professional career; Manchester United and Juventus.
Pogba was born into a Muslim family and is a devoted worshipper. He also prays before matches.
4. N’Golo Kante
N’Golo Kante; one of the best midfielders in the world is next on our list. He is also a french player, he is always praised for his peculiar speed and work in every match he plays.
He has over 160 appearances for Chelsea, and 50 for the French national team. Kante is also a Muslim from birth, though he doesn't show off so much, he is also a devoted worshipper.
5. Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah is last on our list, known to be the best performing player in Africa, he currently plays as a forwarder for Liverpool and also the Egyptian national team.
Salah is also recognized as one of the best footballers in the world, he has scored over 100 goals for Liverpool, with above 150 appearances. Salah is also a Muslim player from birth, and he shows it during celebrations after goals.
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