Footballers are celebrities and with that status comes a huge responsibility as they are taken as role models for many.
Muslim footballer, Paul Pogba, who plays for world reknowned team Manchester United said he will reply to questions to him on his twitter account with the hashtag #pogquestions.
A fan asked him:
#pogquestions who was the biggest influence in your life?
— Gaming Maestro (@YTGamingMaestro) August 4, 2017
Paul proudly replied to him which will make the 2 billion people, the Muslims worldwide, smile wholeheartedly:
— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) August 5, 2017
From all the replies given by Paul, the reply to this question got the most amount of retweets and likes.
This type of public statement showing his Muslim identity is known with Paul as after his team won the European Cup, he decided to celebrate it by going on Umrah during Ramadan.
May Allah bless Paul and others like him to carry Islam in their lives no matter how much the world showers at them.