Millions of Muslims around the world are today celebrating Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Restrictions on movement to curb the spread of COVID-19 have led to muted festivities across the continent with none of the usual crowded streets, or malls packed with last-minute shoppers.
In celebrating the Islamic holiday, Sports stars took have also taken to social media to share their best wishes with the world’s Muslim population.
Napoli center-back Kalidou Koulibaly, Liverpool’s Sadio Mane, Barcelona’s Asisat Oshoala, and Schalke 04’s Amine Harit were among the first to share pictures and messages.
The footballers also shared a word of prayer for their followers