World famous footballers who embraced Islam – There are lots of football players who have decided to convert to Islam during the early or later years of their lives. Here’s a list of six most famous footballers who chose to join one of the largest religions in the world.
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1. Emmanuel Adebayor
A Togolese footballer who plays for English club Tottenham Hotspur and the Togo national team has recently converted to Islam in a ceremony recorded and a video was posted to YouTube. Apparently, until recently Adebayor was a practising Christian. He used to post pictures of himself with a priest to Facebook with captions praising God. The footballer, however, hasn’t made any public announcements about his conversion.
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