Mohammed Alarefe, a Saudi Muslim cleric and professor of religion at
King Saud University in Riyadh has urged world football’s governing
body, FIFA to ban Christian players from making the sign of the cross
and other Christian signs after scoring.
He posted the controversial call on Twitter to his
17.4million followers, but he was quickly flooded with messages
disagreeing with him.
A number of people pointed out to the Muslim scholar that a huge amount
of players kneel on the ground and kiss the floor in celebration of a
goal, mimicking the Islamic prayer.
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