Egyptian Star, Mohamed Salah Sparks Controversy After Joining Christians To Celebrate Christmas

Egyptian and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah sparked controversy on social media after he joined Christians to celebrate this year Christmas.

Mo Salah posted a photo of himself, his wife, and daughter in front of a Christmas tree on his Instagram page.

The post has garnered widespread attention and had been commented on more than 24,000 times on Wednesday, Egyptian Streets reported.

A quick scroll through the comments immediately reveals a bitter divide. Many of Salah’s fans reacted with overwhelming support for the Premier League football star, commending him for promoting unity across religious lines.

But others have attacked him on religious grounds, citing the Islamic view that it is impermissible to celebrate the Christmas holidays.

See some reactions below:

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