The religion of conquest is slowly taking hold of the most popular sport in the world. From infiltrating FIFA to change the rules, to securing rights to U.S. World Cup qualifiers, to removing logo’s, Manchester United too, to owning teams.
It’s a Premier League ritual and a big moment for the man of the match… as he is presented with a large bottle of champagne in the tunnel after the game.
But a series of embarrassing incidents involving Muslim footballers has prompted the league to offer a non-alcoholic alternative from the Middle East.
From now on, any Muslim man of the match will be rewarded with a bottle of waard – a combination of rosewater and pomegranate seen as a more ‘culturally appropriate’ token of…
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