5 players who will play while fasting in the final of 2018 Champions League


Salah and Mane Salah and Mane - Ramadhan month finally arrives, which means every Muslim will have to fast for the whole month, including athletes, football players in particular. Although many European competitions are already over at this time, that does not mean there are no important matches waiting for them. For example, the match of Champions League on May 26th between Real Madrid and Liverpool. It means that the Muslim players from both teams will have to play even when they are fasting. Want to know just who the footballers that have to play during fasting?

1.       Mohamed Salah

Salah is known as a faithful Muslim for a long time. He often reads the Quran whenever he has free time. Whenever he scores a goal, he often kneels down to show his gratitude to Allah. He was awarded as Premiere League’s best player as the top scorer this season.

2.       Sadio Mane

Mane is one of the three Muslim players in Liverpool. This footballer who came from Sedhiou, Senegal, said that he would never touch alcohol as it is forbidden in Islam.

3.       Emre Can

Can is one of the three Muslim players in Liverpool other than Salah and Mane. This midfielder often prays before the match starts.

4.       Karim Benzema

Benzema is known to be a faithful Muslim. In Ramadhan 2009, he along with two other Real Madrid players, Lassana Diarra and Mahamadou Diarra, were still fasting even during the match. He is known to pray before the match starts.

5.       Achraf Hakimi

Although he has Moroccan citizenship, Hakimi was born in Madrid on November 4th 1998. This Muslim player joined junior Real Madrid team in 2015. In 2017-2018, he was promoted by Zidane into the main team.


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