CAIRO – Germany’s young footballer Danny Blum has announced his reversion to Islam, describing it as a religion of hope and strength.
“Islam gives me hope and strength. Prayer calms my soul,” Blum told Bild newspaper on Monday, January 26.
“I was short-tempered, erratic and did not know where I belong,” he added.
Blum joined 1. FC Nürnberg in Bavaria last July. The team plays in the he Second Division of professional football in Germany, the Bundesliga.
Shortly after joining the team, he injured his knee and was forced eventually to take six months off.
A few weeks ago, he took the decision to revert to Islam, joining the world’s fastest growing religion…