Saturday, January 31, 2009

Seydou Keita, Barcelona

Seydou Ahmed Keita (age 29) is a muslim soccer midfielder, who is currently playing for FC Barcelona in LaLiga. He has played for Malian national team since 2000. He celebrating goal by performing the Muslim 'Sujud' or prostration to God on the field. You can see his celebration in this video, when Barcelona against Getafe.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Khalid Boulahrouz, VfB Stuttgart

Khalid Boulahrouz (age 27) is a muslim footbaler who plays in VfB Stuttgart, Bundesliga. Khalid is a Dutch player and usually plays as defender or winger. In one interview with de newspaper, he says about Islam for him: "I try as much as possible to develop in Islam. Five times a day I pray and I read the Koran. I learn Arabic, so I can be better understood. Reading the Koran gives me peace and take the stress away. What I am up, I try to put into practice. Patience is very important in difficult times, I must especially spreading. Patience is the light."

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Kanoute Support Palestine

Sevilla's star muslim striker Frederic Kanoute displayed a t-shirt with the word "Palestine" during his side's 2-1 Spanish Cup over Deportivo Coruna in the Spanish Cup. The referee gave him a yellow card for the incident which is prohibited by the Spanish Football Federation. The 31-year-old lifted his jersey to show the t-shirt with the word written in various languages after his side scored late Wednesday in what was seen as an act of support for Palestinians in Gaza where an Israeli military offensive has claimed more than 700 lives since it began on December 27.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Kolo Toure, Arsenal

Kolo Toure (age 27) is a muslim football defender who plays in Arsenal, Premier League. In one interview he said: "My religion, I am a devout Muslim, has helped me a lot to made me as a top professional player, and at the same time I know I have worked really hard"

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Sulleyman Ali Muntari, Internazionale

Sulley Ali Muntari (age 24) is a muslim soccer player who plays in Internazionale, Serie A as midfielder. This Ghanaian player often celebrating his goal by performing the Muslim 'Sujud' or prostration to God on the field. As he did after scored the winning 1-0 goal against Juventus.

You can watch his goal and celebration in this video

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Lee Woon-Jae, South Korea

Lee Woon-Jae (age 35) is a muslim soccer goalkeeper from South Korea. He was first choice of South Korean team in many international tournaments and now he plays in Suwon Bluewings. After blocked Spain's fourth shot in 2002 World Cup quarter-final, Lee become famous goalkeeper in his country.

Watch this video when Lee made great saved in 2002 World Cup

Friday, January 2, 2009

Frederic Kanoute, Sevilla

Frederic Kanoute is a muslim soccer striker who plays for Sevilla in La Liga, Spain. Oumar Kanoute was named the 2007 African Footbaler of the Year. He spent more than US$700,000 to buy mosque for local muslim population in Spain.

This video show Top 10 goals from Kanoute

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Franck Ribery, Bayern Munich

Franck Ribery (age 25) is a muslim soccer midfielder who plays for Bayern Munich in Bundesliga. As a muslim, Ribery always raises his hands and prays to Allah swt before match begin. You can watch him in this video

Nicolas Anelka, Chelsea

Nicolas Anelka (age 29) is a muslim football striker who plays for Chelsea in Premiere League. Below is a picture when Anelka in Saudi after omrah trip.

Watch some Anelka's actions in this video, you can watch more in youtube :)


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