Oops! French footballer tweets ‘Eid Mubarak’ at the start of Ramadan

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His intentions were probably in the right place!

French footballer Anthony Martial swiftly moved to correct his blunder after tweeting to Muslims worldwide, wishing them a happy Eid, problem being – it’s not Eid, it’s Ramadan.


Eid al-Fitr is the Muslim festival that comes after the fasting month of Ramadan.

After deleting the tweet, the Manchester United forward posted a Ramadan message instead. But it wasn’t before many on Twitter mock-celebrated Martial’s Eid announcement.

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