Arsenal Thomas Party Converts To Islam, Now Yakubu

Ghana born Arsenal star, Thomas Partey has changed his name to Yakubu as part of his conversion to Islam. The 28-year-old though will continue to be referred to as Partey when he plays for Arsenal and will continue to wear Thomas on his shirt.

Speaking about his decision to change his faith in a recent interview in Ghana, the Gunners midfielder revealed that his girlfriend Sara Bella inspired him to convert.

He explained that he grew up around Muslims when he was a kid, saying“I have a girl that I love but I hardly speak about it.”

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