Seedorft who is considered one of the most successful players in Uefa champions league history says he is thankful to all the nice messages in celebration of him joining the Muslim family.
LAHORE: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-March 7th, 2022) Superstar Dutch football player Clarence Seedorf on Friday announced that he had embraced Islam.
He wrote, “A special thanks to all the nice messages in celebration of me joining the Muslim family. I'm very happy and pleased to join all the Brothers and Sisters around the world especially my adorable [wife] Sophia [Makramati] who has taught me more in depth the meaning of islam,”.
Seedorf is considered one of the most successful players in Uefa champions league history as he is the only footballer to have won the Champions League with three different clubs.
Seedorf speaks six languages is very hardworking and versatile midfielder. He played in the Dutch national team 87 times and played in three Uefa European Football Championships and the 1998 Fifa World Cup, reaching the semi-finals of the latter three tournaments.
Last year, he joined former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, one of the most prominent Muslim athletes in recent decades, to launch the Seedorf Khabib Performance Club, a football academy they said would use a "unique training methodology" that fuses football and mixed martial arts.
He said they were working to bring in the knowledge, the coaches and methodology, monitoring and supporting from a marketing point of view to support the growth of each venue and each partnership.