People all over India are celebrating Eid al-Adha today. It is also known as Bakrid, and please say goodbye to the sports Brotherhood. From Indian tennis star Sania Mirza to cricketer Mohammed Shami and Real Madrid and Karim Benzema from France to football, they all celebrated a special day wishing their fans well. “Eid Mubarak to everyone. For me, Eid is a long way from family and home, but I wish you all happiness, joy and love from your loved ones … May God accept our twins and sacrifices,” Sania Mirza wrote on Twitter from a local Olympic Village.
Eid Mubarak Eid is very far from everyone, family and home, but I wish you all the best of happiness, joy and love to your loved ones. May Allah accept our twins and sacrifices pic.twitter.com/gXhLPc4hNq
– Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) July 21, 2021
“In the midst of the global health pandemic, may Allah keep you and your family healthy and safe. You wish Eid-al-Adha very happy,” Shami tweeted.
– Mohammad Shami (@ MdShami11) July 20, 2021
Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan posted some of his photos and wished Eid Mubarak fans.
Eid Mubarak to everyone around the world pic.twitter.com/PZ7ceU9BZM
– Rashid Khan (@ rashidkhan_19) July 20, 2021
Sunrisers Hyderabad Rashid’s Indian Premier League franchise also celebrated a special day by wishing its fans and asking them all to “stay home and celebrate your loved ones”.
– SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) July 21, 2021
Indian cricketer Mohammed Siraj, meanwhile, wanted his “Eid Mubarak” followers on Instagram a day earlier. Siraj is currently in England with the Indian team in a 5-match Test series.
“Eid Mubarak taqabal Allah mina wa minkoum,” Benzema wrote on Twitter. It means “accept Allah” [good deeds] you and us “.
– Karim Benzema (@Benzema) July 20, 2021
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah also extended his greetings to his fans and made Eid Al-Adha happy.
كل عام وأنتم بخير وعيد أضحى سعيد
– Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) July 19, 2021
Pakistani tailor Shaheen Afridi posted a couple of photos of himself on Twitter and wrote: “The occasion of #EidAlAdha reminds us of Hazrat Ibraheem’s tremendous sacrifice (peace be upon him) .This is also a reminder of Patience, obedience and absolute trust in Allah SWT. May Allah make SWT easier for all. I pray and wish you all the best. “
The occasion of #EidAlAdha it reminds us of the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibraheem (peace be upon him). This also reminds us of Patience, obedience and absolute trust in Allah SWT. May Allah make all things easy. I pray and wish you the best. pic.twitter.com/FqTDu9mi6O
– Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) July 21, 2021
Babar Azam, the skipper of the Pakistan Cricket team, “wholeheartedly wishes #Hajj and #EidAlAdha Mubarak to all of them” and added, “May this Eid bring peace and prosperity to your lives, Ameen”.
Heart-to-heart #Hajj and #EidAlAdha Mubarak to all there. Above all, each member of this group has been in national duty for a month in the life of the squatters. May this eid bring peace and prosperity to your lives, Ameen. pic.twitter.com/4Yo4kkO8bU
– Babar Azam (@ babarazam258) July 21, 2021
For the second year in a row, Eid al-Adha is being celebrated around the world in the shadow of COVID-related restrictions. The festivities began on the evening of July 20 and will continue this evening in India.
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