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Is playing American Football haram in Islam?

asked 81 Mohammed123's gravatar image

Why would it be?

(Oct 22 '13 at 22:54) puppas puppas's gravatar image

I was afraid it might be because you may be harming the body since it is a contact sport.

(Oct 23 '13 at 16:23) Mohammed123 Mohammed123's gravatar image

I think it haram bc it remember people and symbolised to Muslim the time of Muslim war in our beloved prophet time bc in that time disbleaver and enemies if Muslim and Islam where cutting Muslim head at throw the head if Muslim with each other, basically they were playing with it.

(Oct 23 '13 at 16:32) Bibi Amina ♦ Bibi%20Amina's gravatar image

only if you are the quarterback. jk. i've seen a high school team with all muslims. i remember a story on them a couple of years ago, that ramadan fell in right during the season, and they couldn't drink during practices. anyway there are muslims in the nfl. i think they now even have an arab. guy outta miami i think. O lineman.

football is certainly dangerous. but then again many things are. they are starting to not let kids head the ball in soccer.

anyway, i imagine it's like most things in islam. you can find some who say halal and some who say haram.

(Oct 23 '13 at 16:35) mikejm mikejm's gravatar image

I dare you to watch this video

(Oct 24 '13 at 13:52) Bibi Amina ♦ Bibi%20Amina's gravatar image
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Puppas, are you Mike dude?

answered 519 answerer's gravatar image

I'll take that as a no.

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:05) answerer answerer's gravatar image

Do you know u are answering your own question?

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:13) Bibi Amina ♦ Bibi%20Amina's gravatar image

Who said I care?

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:14) answerer answerer's gravatar image

Huh? Oh, you think I'm Mike? Mike isn't a Muslim and I am so.... I find this very humorous. You think cos I was rude to you that I'm Mike. What, no-one else here is rude except him?

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:17) answerer answerer's gravatar image

He does make a hell of alotta accounts.

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:20) answerer answerer's gravatar image

Okay, that just killed it man.

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:22) answerer answerer's gravatar image

Nope, I'm not Mike, and I'm not a dude. :)

(Oct 24 '13 at 14:58) puppas puppas's gravatar image

Yeah, I figured.

(Oct 24 '13 at 15:13) answerer answerer's gravatar image

Yeah, that's real funny.

(Oct 24 '13 at 15:17) answerer answerer's gravatar image

Why am I even here? Geez!

(Oct 24 '13 at 15:20) answerer answerer's gravatar image

I don't even know why I'm talking to people like you.

(Oct 24 '13 at 15:22) answerer answerer's gravatar image
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Mike this one is for you too

answered 63628 Bibi%20Amina's gravatar image
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