Muslims began their fasting for the holy month on Monday, April 12, abstaining from all food and drink from dawn to sunset.


After a break in play on Tuesday evening, April 13, players in a Turkish football match were filmed breaking their Ramadan fast on the pitch in a video that has gone viral.

After hearing the evening call to prayer at sunset, they were seen eating to break their fast. Goalkeeper Metin Uçar was seen drinking water while some of them were eating bananas.

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beIn Sports shared the video of Ankara Keciorengucu and GZT Giresunspor players eating during a break in play at Giresunspor in the TFF First League, Turkey’s second tier.


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The video of players eating to break their fasting has evoked several reactions from social media users and Ghgossip compiled some of them below;

@kidazainab: I don’t have the strength fasting and playing football hunger teasty

@kwamezack_: That’s a sin

@hillagirl: Not easy fasting and playing. God bless them

@amaechidominic7: May the Lord grant them peace.