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French Muslim Players in Russia World Cup

PARIS – For many European footballers, playing for national teams represents one of the important occasions they use to express a sense of national identity. In this year World Cup tournament, Russia 2018, there is a host of Muslim players in the French squad, representing their country in the most prestigious international football event. Here …

Muslim Footballers Share Ramadan Wishes

LONDON – A host of global Muslim stars are revelling in the celebratory mood as Muslims mark the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, sharing good wishes with their fans worldwide. “Ramadan Mubarak! Bon ramadan à tous! Have a blessed Ramadan!” Bayern Munchen player Frank Ribery wrote on Twitter. Ramadan Mubarak! Bon ramadan …

Mohamed Salah Wins Premier League Golden Boot

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool Muslim superstar Mohamed Salah has added a new trophy to his list of awards this year, as he was feted Sunday, May 13, with the Golden Boot for the Premier League’s top scorer, after finishing the season with 32 goals, setting a new scoring record. His 32-goal haul was two more than …

Mohamed Salah Named Writers' Footballer of the Year

LONDON – Adding a new award to his growing list of honors, Liverpool Muslim superstar Mohamed Salah has been named the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year, The BBC reported Tuesday. Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne came second with Tottenham striker Harry Kane third. Salah and 26-year-old Belgian De Bruyne collected more than …

Salah Gets Piece of Land in Makkah, Lanterns in Ramadan

MAKKAH – Capturing people’s hearts across Europe and Arab world, Egyptian Muslim footballer Mohamed Salah has been granted a plot of land in the holy city of Makkah, while a Lebanese Falafel place in Liverpool also announced they would be giving out free meals for every goal Salah scores and lanterns this Ramadan. “There are …

Salah Wins Professional Footballer's Association Player of the Year

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah has won the Premier League Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award for 2017-18, beating Manchester City trio Kevin de Bruyne, Leroy Sane, and David Silva in the vote by his fellow players. “It’s an honor and especially as it’s voted by the players. I am happy …

Mohammad Salah Wins Fans' Hearts

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool’s Muslim star Muhammad Salah has won the hearts of his fans once again after fulfilling a young boy’s wish and gifting him his match t-shirt. Salah’s acknowledgment of the young fan was well-received by the Anfield crowd after the boy had sat through the 2-2 draw at Anfield holding a cardboard sign, …

Muslim Champions of Top European Leagues

As the 2016-2017 football season concluded in different European premier leagues, the names of several Muslim players popped up as important assets for their teams during the season.



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