Perhaps not many know that one of the Brazilian national team player was a Muslim.Frederico Chaves Guedes he is or used to be called Fred.
Muslim soccer players are born in Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil on 3 October 1983. Former Cruzeiro player is getting to know Islam when grazing in Europe. His move to France in 2005, to defend Olympique Lyon made contact with Islam.
During four seasons at Lyon, he was able to deliver the best Lyon in Ligue 1. As the spearhead of the club, Fred was able to prove his capacity as a dangerous player.
In the first season to defend Lyon, he was runner up top scorer in the local league.After spending two months in the season 2006/2007, he was able to score 11 goals in 20 games.
In the season 2007/2008, Fred suffered several injuries. But he was able to present his 2007 Copa America for Brazil in the mid-year. He did come back at the club mid-October 2007, but no longer able to compete in the main venue.
That's because Lyon has two sharp striker, Milan Baros and that Karim Benzema, who began to shine. Before the season 2008/2009 ended, he left Lyon to return to his hometown to defend Fluminense.
Living in the city of Lyon which occupied many Muslim immigrants, making Fred in contact with Islamic culture. Karim Benzema to be wrestled with him getting to know the teachings of Islam. However, very little information exactly when and to whom Fred Creed said the two sentences as converts.
Moment open to the public Islamic Fred when he was able to score one goal in World Cup 2006 in Germany. When that Brazil beat Australia by a score of 2-0, on June 18, 2006.
After scoring, the stadium and television viewers were surprised by the style of Fred who did celebrate style with an unusual way. Because he was prostrate on the ground of gratitude.
In a five second video that can be seen in cyberspace, Fred did it as a form of gratitude to the Creator who still give a chance to get achievements.