TUNIS – Playing friendly games to prepare for the World Cup, Tunisian players have devised a new technique of breaking fast during the course of matches, India Today reported.
The team have been playing matches during the month of Ramadan this year without missing their fasting, who played two friendlies against Portugal and Turkey, start the match while fasting.
As the time comes to break fast, the Tunisian goalkeeper Mouez Hassen would go down faking an injury so that everyone can get a moment to drink water and eat something.
Here are some of the photos shared on social media showing the Tunisian team having dates and energy bars while drinking water to continue their match.
Since the start of Ramadan, Tunisia has played Portugal, on May 29, and Turkey on June 1, and both games ended in a 2-2 draw.
Tunisia has one more friendly to play against Spain on June 10 before the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The team is ranked 14 in the world according to the latest FIFA rankings.