Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most recognized and loved sportsman in the world.
He is known for his exceptional football skills which have lead to many referring to him as the greatest footballer in the game. But his amazing skills on the field are not the only thing people admire about him.
Cristiano is known for his generosity as well, there is always one charity or a cause he is supporting and this just adds to his appeal. Not only is Cristiano Ronaldo a good looking and talented sportsman but he is one that cares about people. And he tries to connect with his fans as well.
And since Cristiano Ronaldo is loved globally, his fans hail from different parts of the world as well.
In a recent live stream, he did on his Instagram account to connect with his fans, Ronaldo was asked by certain Arab fans to ‘speak in Arabic’. He replied that he did not know Arabic.
But to appease fans, he did say a word that he apparently did know, it was ‘Salamalaikum‘.
And of course, Muslim fans around the world were incredibly happy to see their idol greet them in Arabic.
I’m so proud of him. Doing the most for us
— Liridona Kaloshi (@Liridona02) October 1, 2018
thats why hes the GOAT
— HeyHarith (@Harith_209) October 1, 2018
— Batman_jokes (@Batman_jokes123) September 30, 2018
And of course, there were those who greeted him right back.
Lool howd my mum just hear this and say walkun asalam out of nowhere lool
— Zeeta (@ZeetaNassrat) September 30, 2018
وعليكم السلام pic.twitter.com/onvzSzZa1T
— M7md Abdulaziz (@M7mdAbdulaziz2) September 29, 2018
عليكم السلام الدون
— المتوكل على الله (@abudhabi1968) September 30, 2018
Clearly, Ronaldo made a lot of Muslims very happy just by saying one word. And you can watch the video for yourself here:
He just ended islamphobia pic.twitter.com/xlVAi6nRqR
— Laila (@LaiIaRM) September 28, 2018
Cover Image Source: @cristiano via Instagram.com