Tunisia Goalkeeper ‘Fakes Injury’ To Break Ramadan Fast
NEWS DIGEST – Tunisia’s World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan.
In friendly matches against Portugal then Tunisian, goalkeeper Mouez Hassen appeared to feign injury at sundown, when the fast comes to an end.
As he lay on the pitch receiving medical treatment, his teammates rushed to the sidelines to drink water and snack on dates.
And it produced immediate results.
Down 2-1 to European Champions Portugal, Tunisia rebounded six minutes after Hassen’s injury break by scoring an equalizer and ended the match 2-2.
Again, his teammates ate dates and drank water provided to them by coaching staff. The match also ended 2-2.
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