‘Sinful’ Manchester United shirts encourage devil worship so don’t wear them warn Muslim clerics

There seems to be no end to the pathetic intolerance of certain Muslims: The Daily Mail reports that Muslim Manchester United fans have been told they must not wear team shirts that bear the club crest because it glorifies the devil.

The warning has come from Malaysian clerics who have declared the club shirts un-Islamic – along with those of Brazil, Portugal, Barcelona, Serbia and Norway, all of which carry images of the cross on their team emblems.

The Red Devils have a huge following in the far east and shirt sales are huge but this has not impressed the conservative religious scholars who want them banned.

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In 2007 a Turkish lawyer actually took legal action against Inter Milan, the Italian football team, for wearing a strip with “Crusader-style” red crosses that he alleges is “offensive to Muslim sensibilities”.

Let’s put this in perspective: here is a website that documents 15690+ deadly terror attacks since 9/11 carried out by Muslims. Seems to us football shirts should rank quite low on the list of priorities for Muslim clerics looking for something to complain about.

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