England Cricket team captain, Eoin Morgan visited Sheikh Zayed Mosque on Wednesday. He shared his picture wearing traditional Emirati dress. Morgan had visited the iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi before departing from UAE.
Morgan had visited the mosque with his wife. His wife also wore a black abaya (cloak) while visiting the mosque. The image of the couple soon went viral on social media. “Lovely morning in the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque,” wrote Morgan on Twitter.
Lovely morning in the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque 🕌 pic.twitter.com/TlcNH3g8Fn
— Eoin Morgan (@Eoin16) November 4, 2020
His image instantly got the attention of his followers on social media. Internet users poured in love and appreciation for his image.
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Meanwhile, Morgan was in UAE to play Indian Premier League. The cricketer was leading Kolkata Knight Riders in the contest. Kolkata Knight Riders ended their journey in IPL on Tuesday night. Morgan was handed over the captaincy of the team midway. He managed to win three matches for the team out of seven. He also scored a 35-ball 69 runs knock against Rajasthan Royal in the do-or-die clash and powered his side to an impressive 60-un win. Morgan will return as the skipper of the KKR next year.
People can share the experiences of each other's culture – @Eoin16 shows what is needed in this age. https://t.co/6H6CluIZwN
— Hasan Patel (@Hasanpatel) November 4, 2020
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The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily, Friday, and Eid prayers. During Eid, it may be visited by more than 41,000 people.
It's the best thing that I have seen on internet today ❤❤such a positive gesture and respect for our religion.thanks for respect instead of humiliating our religion
— saliha tahreem (@ManzoorSaliha) November 4, 2020
The Grand mosque is affiliated to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs and enjoys support and the follow-up by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affair. It was established to represent the cultural and intellectual platform based on cultural and national values. The edifice reflects the concept and values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.