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Ex And Current Man United, Barcelona Footballers Who Are Muslims

1) Paul Pogba

The Frenchman is born of Guinean descent. He later decided to convert to Islam as it helped him 'become a better person'. Being a practising Muslim, he observed fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

2) Rustu Recber

Like most Turks, former Barca goalkeeper Rustu is a Muslim. In fact, he is one of the first Muslims to call Camp Nou his home. Unfortunately, he stayed at the club for only one season, making seven appearances between 2003 and 2004. He actually belonged to Barca until 2006 but spent the last two seasons on loan at Fenerbahce.

3) Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane has just finished his second season as a Barcelona player. Despite struggling with injuries last season, this year he has truly been one of the most prolific players in Barca's attack. He had an amazing start of the season but things got worse when his injuries returned. He ended up with 15 goals and 6 assists in 51 matches. Dembele is Muslim and has even congratulated his fans on his Instagram.

4) Fellaini

Born in Etterbeek to Moroccan parents, Fellaini played youth football for Anderlecht, R.A.E.C. Mons, Royal Francs Borains and Charleroi S.C. ... A full international for the Belgium national team from 2007 until his retirement in March 2019, Fellaini amassed 87 caps and 18 goals for The Red Devils.

5) Ibrahim Affelay

Ibrahim Afellay is the professional Netherlands team Muslim footballers. Basically, He played in Barcelona team from 2010-2015.

6) Abidal

Abidal converted from Christianity to Islam in 2007 after marrying Algerian-born former gymnast Hayet Kebir. Speaking about his conversion, Abidal said: 

7) Mame Biram Diouf

Mame Biram Diouf is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish Süper Lig club Hatayspor.

Diouf started his career at Diaraf before moving to Molde in 2007. 

8) Adnan Januzaj

Adnan Januzaj is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Sociedad and the Belgium national team.

Born and raised in Brussels, he began his career with Anderlecht before joining Manchester United in 2011

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