A video of Turkish footballers breaking fast during the match wins the internet

A video of Turkish footballers breaking fast during the match wins the internet!

A video clip is doing rounds on social media featuring Turkish Muslim footballers who played the match on the first Ramadan and broke the fast taking a short break on the field.

Reportedly a break was taken during the match after an injury occurred which coincided with the Maghrib call to prayer hence, players took the opportunity to break their fasts.

A bunch of players from the Turkish football team Ankara sat together on the field to break their fast with water and dates.

The video was shared by the Twitter account of the Turkish sports page, Ben Turkiye.

 The video clip has garnered immense attention from internet users in Pakistan and across the world.

Several social media users extended prayers for the players and wished them success.


There were a few pieces of advice from the social media users for the management to reschedule the football matches after the fast for Muslim players who are observing obligatory fasts in the month of Ramadan.

Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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