Arsenal player Mesut Ozil kissed bread which was thrown at him during a match in Spain.
Fans of Atletico Madrid threw pieces of bread at the German midfielder during the semi-final of Europa League.
The midfielder, who is a practicing Muslim, picked up the bread and kissed it. Ozil’s reaction was widely cheered by Arsenal fans.
It is against the Muslim tradition to throw and waste food.
Story first published: 30th April 2018