Skip to comments.Conservative Egypt preacher blasts watching soccer
Posted on 06/16/2014 2:33:04 AM PDT by Olog-hai
At the height of international World Cup fervor, an ultra-conservative Egyptian cleric has said that watching soccer matches was unacceptable in Islam because it is a distraction and destroys nations.
Yasser Borhami, a founding member of the main Salafi movement in Egypt, the Salafi Call, said spending time watching the games was a disaster that makes me very irate.
He said it was a distraction from religious and worldly duties, ultimately leading to the destruction of nations and peoples.
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I also agree that soccer destroys nations, and is a blight on humanity, but probably for different reasons.
not too many muzzies in iraq watching the world cup, so this guy must be very happy.