Balancing religion with football

Rising NFL star Husain Abdullah shares his thoughts on racism, football and balancing life with sport.

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    Rising NFL star Husain Abdullah risked jeopardising his career when he took a year off to do Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca.

    As a practising Muslim, he fasts during Ramadan.

    In this interview with Al Jazeera, Abdullah talks about balancing religion with football, an approach not everyone in the USA can accept, according to the Kansas City Chiefs player.

    Farrah Esmail reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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