French footballer Karim Benzema took to social media to wish his fellow Muslims Eid Mubarak, a heartwarming message that garnered more than 2.9 million Instagram ‘hearts’.
WATCH: Karim Benzema Eid Mubarak message
Benzema, who will be instrumental in Real Madrid’s claw-back bid in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final fixture against Manchester City on Tuesday, joined Muslims around the world in celebration of the 30th day of Ramadan.
Otherwise renowned as Eid al-Fitr, Monday 2 May 2022 marked the end of the month-long fasting period, where observers of the Muslim religion went without eating from morning prayer until sunset.
The 30-day fast is a ritual performed to strengthen one’s relationship with Allah, or God.
Here is Benzema’s message to all Muslims on Eid Mubarak:
Here are more reactions from muslims who took to social media to commemorate the special day of observance:
Happy Eid Mubarak to all my muslim family, friends and fans from around the globe. Hope it is a special day to all of you. 🙏🙏🙏— Vernon Philander (@VDP_24) May 2, 2022
Eid Mubarak from my cuties 🥰🥺 pic.twitter.com/qspKDeSMo5— Charne Simpson (@charne_CT) May 3, 2022
May the sweetness of the "sevaiyan" take away all the bitterness of the world, and we be blessed with love and prosperity all year long. Eid Mubarak! 🙏 pic.twitter.com/sAiB4qzoMv— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) May 3, 2022
Eid Mubarak to Pakistanis both here and abroad. InshaAllah, next Eid we will be on the road to Haqeeqi Azadi.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) May 3, 2022
Eid Mubarak 🌙🌙🌙— Sara Ali Khan (@SaraAliKhan) May 3, 2022
Inshallah I hope this Eid brings everyone peace, positivity and prosperity. pic.twitter.com/jOg3MEaYXu