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Stop saying soccer

I hate the word soccer.

I’m not a football snob or anything, I just don’t like how it rolls off the tongue. In the above scene from Green Street Hooligans, Charlie Hunnam (Pete) berates a very timid Elijah Wood (Matt) for saying “soccer” instead of “football”. I also share these sentiments, but for a different set of reasons. Let me explain.

A history of the beautiful gameWith world cup qualifiers heating up and WC2014 Brazil right around the corner, it’s finally time to settle this once and for all. So who actually invented this word that the U.N., World Bank and international community have all come to despise? Well it was Britain of course.

Who Was Muhammad?

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Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) is the Last Messenger of Allâh. It was through him that Islam was perfected. The biography of no other person in the history of the world has been preserved in suchdetail as the life of Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him). Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) is the greatest and the most influential man who ever lived. The life of Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) is a perfect example of being truthful, upright, humble, trustworthy, compassionate, brave, and generous. In all his actions and dealings, he was ever mindful and fearful of Allâh and striving solely for the reward in the Hereafter. Down the centuries, billions and billions of men and women across the planet have lived all their lives, lovingthe Prophet and trying to follow in his footsteps, as no one else has been loved and followed. No other man on earth is emulated by his followers in all his doings as is done in the case of Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him). Those who believe in Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) sleepin the manner he slept; purify themselves (throughablution) in the manner he purified himself; and adhere to his practices in the way they eat, drink, and worship Allâh. In all aspects of their lives, the followers of Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) adhere to his teachings and the path that he traveled upon during his life. Indeed, never in history has a man influenced mankind, even beyond his death, as deeply as he has. He brings light and peace to countless hearts and lives. They love him more dearly than their own selves. They find their greatest source of inspiration and guidance in him. He is the ultimate norm and the perfect example for them.

"Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but (he is) the Apostle of God, and the Seal of the Prophets: and God has full knowledge of all things."[The Qurân Ch: 33 Al-Ahzaab, V: 40]

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