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Sunday, January 27, 2008

Mohamed Aboutrika "Booked" for Supporting Gaza on T-Shirt

Africa's best soccer player, Mohamed Aboutrika who states HERE:

" “Every athlete has a humanitarian role in society,” says Aboutrika. “He doesn't live solely for himself, but for others too. I like to participate in charity work and try my best to help the poor and penniless. I'm also seeking to use soccer in humanitarian work."

has been "warned" and booked for the following action:

Egypt midfielder warned over Gaza slogan
CAIRO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Egypt's Mohamed Aboutrika has been warned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for displaying a slogan in support of Gaza at the African Nations Cup finals in Ghana.
Aboutrika lifted his strip to reveal a tee-shirt with the slogan 'Sympathy with Gaza' as he celebrated scoring in the 3-0 win over Sudan in Friday's Group C match in Kumasi.
The midfielder was booked for his actions.
CAF officials said Aboutrika had been warned after the incident for breaching regulations by displaying political slogans.
Aboutrika's action came on the same day as clashes between Palestinian residents, seeking to break the blockade of Gaza, and Egyptian police.

BRAVO Mohamed, you truly are not only one of the greatest soccer players of all time, but INDEED, a humanitarian also who stands UP for what is right!

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