Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Russia 2018 world Cup : Egypt Goalkeeper turned down man of the match prize

Egyptian Goalkeeper Mohamed al-Shenawy turned down the “Man of the Match” prize.

The goalkeeper turned down the prize after the football game between Egypt against Uruguay (0-1) in the World Cup Russia 2018 on Friday as he discovered the prize’s sponsor is alcohol company Budweiser, which contradicts his Muslim beliefs.

Egypt lost their second game of the competition on Tuesday evening to the host nation Russia by 3 goals to 1.


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