DC United’s Star Muslim Goalie Balances Faith with Soccer

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DC United’s Star Muslim Goalie Balances Faith with Soccer

Ramadan, Islam’s holy month, poses unique challenges for professional athletes like soccer player Bilal Hamid. Ramadan is a time of reflection honoring the first revelation of the Quran to the prophet, Muhammad. It’s also a month of fasting during which able-bodied Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Hamid is a star goalkeeper…