German Soccer Player Turns To Islam, Develops Urge To Wage Jihad, Dies In Syria Fighting

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And death and hell followed …

Qur’an Sura 4:76a, “Those who believe fight in the cause of Allah …”

The Local – “A former German footballer who represented his country seven times at youth level has been killed after joining Islamist rebels in Syria.

Burak Karan, 26, played in the youth teams with Germany’s current crop of stars including Sami Khedira and Kevin-Prince Boateng.

But in 2008 at the age of 20 he turned away from sport towards Islam, Focus magazine reported on Monday.

He travelled to Syria to join Islamist rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad where, his brother confirmed to Bild newspaper, he was killed by a bomb.

His 23-year-old wife and two children aged three and 10 months went with him to Syria, where they are believed still to be.

A video has appeared on YouTube portraying him as a engaged rebel soldier and claiming to be…

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