Dutch football star Clarence Seedorf converts to Islam
The former AC Milan, Real Madrid and Ajax midfielder says on Instagram he is ‘joining the Muslim family’
Superstar Dutch football player Clarence Seedorf announced on Friday that he had converted to Islam.
The former AC Milan, Real Madrid and Ajax midfielder made the announcement on his Instagram profile, saying: “A special thanks to all the nice messages in celebration of me joining the Muslim family.”
“I’m very happy and pleased to join all the Brothers and Sisters around the world especially my adorable [wife] Sophia [Makramati] who has taught me more in depth the meaning of Islam.
“I didn’t change my name and will continue to carry my name as given by my parents, Clarence Seedorf! I’m sending all my love to everyone in the world.”
Considered one of the most successful players in Uefa Champions League history, Seedorf is the only footballer to have won the Champions League with three different clubs, Reuters reported.
The hardworking and versatile midfielder – who speaks at least six languages – played in the Dutch national team 87 times and played in three Uefa European Football Championships and the 1998 Fifa World Cup, reaching the semi-finals of the latter three tournaments.The post Dutch football star Clarence Seedorf converts to Islam first appeared on Ariana News.
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