UAE – Muslim Nations
With the salary cap set to be $online for next season, athletic agents are in need of many useful tools to help them find great talent and keep it from being stolen by another team during the offseason. One such tool is a list of free agents that signed a contract with other teams in the league; they are called “signings”. A few notable members of this free-agents list are quarterback Michael Vick, running back Rashard Lewis and wide receiver Braylon Edwards. In order to obtain these high profile players, athletic agents will require a great amount of background information on each player.
UFA signings are very common in sports. An Unrestricted Free Agent (UUFA) is generally free to sign with almost any team, so their past team receives no compensation and cannot sign them away. The most popular example of a UFA is quarterback Michael Vick, who has yet to sign a contract with an NFL team. UFA may start meeting and interview with various teams as early as June 24th.
The United Football Association or the ULA is the governing body of international soccer. The most powerful and influential clubs in the world are governed by the ULA. Varying between six and twelve teams, the ULA has regular international tournaments such as the World Cup and qualification tournaments for the Champions League as well as the Intertoto Cup. The most significant sport to the ULA is football; a number of prominent teams in the region include FC Barcelona of Spain, AS Monaco of France, Manchester City of England, Besikat SC of Turkey, Celtic FC of Scotland, Lokomotiv Malaysia, and Finnish FC L Finland.
Russia is a largely Muslim country, and the majority of Russian players are Muslims. Due to this, both the government and soccer fans have worked very hard to promote peace and unity in the country. Many leading ufa officials have converted publicly to Islam or have spent time visiting a mosque in Russia and preaching to the people. A number of high-profile Russian players have converted to Islam including goalkeeperidar Kuzmanov, forward Rustam Khabilov, defender Dmitry Suleimanov, defender Dmitry Tulin, midfielder Dmitry Buriatyev, and forward Denis Pushkin. All these players have become symbols of the unity and brotherhood between Muslims and Russia.
The football association of Russia also has a Muslim player called Alireza Hajarov. Alireza is currently playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg in the top league of Russian soccer. Hajarov is originally from Iraq but came to Russia in 1998. As a result of his conversion to Islam, he now wears the Islamic clothing commonly worn in Islam such as the shalwar qameez. Alireza holds dual citizenship (Uzbekistan & Russian) due to which he can freely travel to Russia and attend ufa games.
There is also another prominent ufa official called Bashir bin Abdul Halim al-Husseini who serves as the governor of the holy mosque of Harbin in Saudi Arabia. The current governor is prince Abdulaziz bin Muhammad bin Saud, who was once a crown prince in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The current mufti of Islam in Saudi Arabia is Prince Faisal bin Turki al-Badrin. Both of these men are respected as religious leaders in their respective countries and have gained respect as role models to many millions of worshipers both in Russia and in the Muslim world.