Football is the most popular and widely played sport of the world so the footballers are more famous then players of other sports. Nearly all of us knows about great footballers but very few people knows about Muslim footballers. There are many famous Muslim footballers which are playing in different popular clubs and for different countries. Here i am sharing list of top ten Muslim footballers.
1) Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil is one of the most famous Muslim footballer. He plays for German international team. Now a days he is playing in the Real Madrid one of the most popular football club on the planet. He plays as a midfield player for RM.
2) Franck Ribery
Franck Ribery is another famous muslim football player. He was converted to Islam several years ago. He plays for France international team as a midfielder and for German football club Bayern Munich.
3) Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane is a former French footballer and one of most famous Muslim footballer ever. He was midfield attacker for France. He retired after 2006 world cup. He also played for Juventus and Real Madrid football clubs. Now a days he is assistant coach of Real Madrid. Zidane scored 2 goals in FIFA World cup 1998 Final against Brazil and won the World Cup for France.
4) Robin Van Persie
Robin Van Persie is another famous Muslim footballer and one of the best striker of Netherlands football team. He plays in English football club Manchester United these days.
5) Samir Nasri
Samir Nasri is a young French midfielder. He plays for English football club Manchester City. 26 year old Nasri has Algerian parents.
6) Sami Khedira
26 years old Sami Khedira one of the best current German player. Sami Khedira signed a contract with Real Madrid in 2010 leaving VfB Stuttgart.
7) Zlatan Ibrahimović
Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish footballer. He is the captain of his international team. He plays in saint German football club as a striker. He is also a Muslim however his mother is catholic.
8) Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema plays for France International Team. He also plays for Real Madrid Football Club as a Striker. Benzema is 25 years old and belongs to Algerian descent.
9) Moustapha Salifou
Moustapha Salifou is the best midfielder of Togo international team. In past he played in different clubs but now a days he is a free agent.
French defender Eric Abidal is also a Muslim footballer. 33 years old Eric plays in AS Monaco football club as central defender.