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Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic Muslim?

Updated on November 16, 2016

Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic Muslim?

A shocking number of people wonder whether Zlatan Ibrahimovic professes Islam. Ibrahimovic, the Swedish striker, is definitely one of the best strikers in the world. "Ibra," as he is commonly known to football fans across the world, has not come out clearly on his religious beliefs. As such, whether he is a Muslim or not remains unclear. Like Robin Van Persie and Thierry Henry, no one can tell the religion of Ibrahimovic because he hasn’t publicly declared his religious affiliation. However, there are many hints that allow us to speculate.

Background Information about Zlata Ibrahimovic

Zlatan’s father was a Muslim immigrant from Bosnia while his mother was a Catholic immigrant from Croatia. The hard question though, is whether or not Zlata Ibrahimovic decided to follow after the religion of his parents. While many of his fans wish he would come out and answer that question, as it stands, no one is sure about the true religion of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Like Robin Van Persie and Thierry Henry, Zlatan Ibrahimovic hasn’t come out clear about his religion. This means that whether he is a Muslim or not remains unclear. However, members of the public (and especially his fans) are allowed to speculate on his religion until the day he says this is enough and says it in public.

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The former Ajax, Juventus, Inter-Milan, Barcelona and AC Milan striker currently plays for the French powerhouse PSG is without doubt one of the best players of his generation. Because of his incredible athletic prowess, there remains little reason for his adoring fans to constantly and wildly speculate about his religious practices. As long as he performs in the pitch and leaves up to the expectations required from him by the fans, all the other things (including religion) come second.

Is Zlata Ibrahimovic Muslim?
Is Zlata Ibrahimovic Muslim?


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