There are lots of football players who have decided to convert to Islam during the early or later years of their lives. Allsoccerplanet.com made a list of seven most famous footballers who chose to join one of the largest religions in the world.
See the Top 7 Famous Football Players that converted to Islam below
7. Emmanuel Adebayor
Former Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor surprised everyone when he was filmed taking part in the Shahada, a ceremony where one declares belief in the oneness of God and the acceptance of Muhammad as God’s prophet. Adebayor had been a practicing Christian, but his conversion to Islam was no news for his close friends. As strange as it might sound, the Togolese striker revealed that Jesus guided him to Islam.