Pogba, Salah, Ozil and 12 other footballers who will be observing Ramadan for Russia

Pogba, Salah, Ozil and 12 other footballers who will be observing Ramadan for Russia

Following the start of the Holy month of Ramadan on Thursday, May 17, Muslims world began fasting from dawn to dusk for a period of 30 days.

This poses particular difficulty for international footballers who will have to continue with their arduous training regimes whilst abstaining from drinking and eating.

Fortunately, players observing their fast during Ramadan will be glad to know that World Cup 2018 will be kicking off on Thursday, June 14, which will be one of the last days of fasting.

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Pogba, Salah, Ozil and 26 other footballers who will be observing Ramadan while on duty

Sadio Mane of Liverpool prays before the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on May 6, 2018 in London, England. Photo: Getty Images

YEN.com.gh has compile a comprehensive list of high profile players who will brave the fast while gearing up for the World Cup.

1. Paul Pogba

2. Mesut Ozil

3. Sadio Mane

4. Antonio Rudiger

5. Sami Khedira

6. Ilkay Gundogan

7. Mohamed Salah

8. Edin Dzeko

9. Moussa Dembele

10. Marouane Fellaini

Pogba, Salah, Ozil and 26 other footballers who will be observing Ramadan while on duty

Mesut Ozil of Arsenal prays prior to the kick-off during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at the Emirates Stadium. Photo: Getty Images

11. N'golo Kante

12. Serge Aurier

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13. Ahmed Musa

14. Granit Xhaka

And the last is no other than...

15. Xherdan Shaqiri

Muslim footballers who will be observing the Ramadan in Russia

Xherdan Shaqiri

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