But do you know the names of some of the top Muslim footballers in the world in 2016?
From the likes of Mohamed Elneny to Demba Ba, there are plenty of Muslim footballers currently plying their trade for European clubs.
There are a number of Muslim Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool stars playing in the Premier League, as well as players in other top European leagues.
Some of the names on this list of some of the top Muslim footballers may surprise you.
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