Two Muslims in running for Ballon d’Or award

(ZURICH-AFP) – Ivory Coast midfield dynamo Yaya Touré and French striker Karim Benzema are in the running for the prestigious World Footballer of the Year award. Touré is a practicing Muslim, once turning down the traditional Man-of-the-Match champagne after a league game against Newcastle United in keeping with his religious beliefs. After this, the Premier … Read more