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African football legend in extraordinary on-air rant about homosexuality and Islam

Posted On: Jan 21, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

African football legend in extraordinary on-air rant about homosexuality and Islam

One of the most successful players in African football history has produced a blistering live rant to an audience of millions during a Premier League game, urging Muslim people to act on homosexuality.
Mohamed Aboutrika boasts more than seven million followers on Instagram, including Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah and Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez.
Providing punditry for BeIN Sports on Manchester United's 1-1 draw at Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday, Aboutrika launched into a homophobic rant sparked by the wearing of rainbow-themed LGBTQ laces.
Players are donning the symbols on their boots in solidarity with the UK-based LGBT rights charity Stonewall as part of a Premier League-backed campaign between November 27 and December 2 to promote equality and diversity.
🏳️‍🌈 This is everyone's game 🏳️‍🌈 RainbowLaces pic.twitter.com/jM8LPibNpc - Premier League November 27, 2021
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