Football Legend Clarence Seedorf Converts to Islam

Former Dutch football and AC Milan legend Clarence Seedorf has announced that he has converted to Islam.

Former Dutch football and AC Milan legend Clarence Seedorf is the only player in football history to win the Champions League with 3 different clubs, including Ajax Amsterdam in 1995, Real Madrid in 1998, and AC Milan in 2003 & 2007.

Seedorf played over 800 games in his entire career spanning from 1992. He retired in 2014 with Brazilian club Botafogo.

He wrote that he is “very happy and happy to be able to join all Brothers and Sisters around the world,” giving special thanks to “Sophia [Makramati] who has taught [him] more about the meaning of Islam.”

The former Ajax Amsterdam star announced the news on his Instagram account. Seedorf’s post garnered more than 32,000 comments and 346,000 likes from followers

According to the local press, the former player completed his conversion in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.

The Dutch Player said he was happy to join the Muslim community.

The news has circulated on social media received overwhelming applause from fans of the former international footballer.

The news of Seedorf converting to Islam comes one month before the start of the holy month of Ramadan for the Islamic year 1443.

Concerning his name, Seedorf said that he will keep the name his father gave him, in honor of his parents.