Players in a Turkish football match broke their fast for Ramadan on the pitch.
A clip tweeted by broadcaster beIN Sports showed Ankara Keciorengucu players eating bananas and dates during a stoppage in play during Tuesday’s match at Giresunspor in the TFF First League, Turkey’s second tier.
The tweet read: “When an injury occurred in the GZT Giresunspor-Ankara Keciorengucu coinciding with the call to prayer, the players broke their fast.”
🕌 GZT Giresunspor - Ankara Keçiörengücü maçında yaşanan sakatlık ile ezan saati denk gelince, oyuncular maç sırasın… https://t.co/KSUWVTSLTG
— beIN SPORTS Türkiye (@beIN SPORTS Türkiye)
By Wednesday lunchtime, the clip had been viewed over three million times.