Cricketer Harbhajan Singh's takeaway from World Cup Final: Play football, not Hindu-Muslim
The Indian spinner, who is known to speak his mind, seems to be upset with the frequent reports of Hindu-Muslim conflict in the country.
The Indian spinner, who is known to speak his mind, seems to be upset with the frequent reports of Hindu-Muslim conflict in the country. Harbhajan used Croatia's achievement at FIFA World Cup 2018 to drive home a lesson in communal harmony.
Taking to the microblogging website, Twitter, he used the hashtag 'soch badlo desh badlega' to say, "Croatia, a country with 50 lakh population, will play the FIFA World Cup final, while we in India, with a population of 135 crore, are playing “Hindu Muslim”.
लगभग 50 लाख की आबादी वाला देश क्रोएशिया फ़ुटबॉल वर्ल्ड कप का फाइनल खेलेगा और हम 135 करोड़ लोग हिंदू मुसलमान खेल रहे… https://t.co/hrM5huMRrB— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1531649566000
Croatia, which was formed in 1991 made its debut in the world cup in 1998. In a series of many firsts, the country defeated Nigeria, Iceland and Lionel Messi's Argentina in Group D. In the round of 16, Croatia won against Denmark and then stormed into semi finals by defeating Russia.