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Cisse Refuses Newcastle Shirt Sponsor

Newcastle striker Papiss Cissé’s future has been cast into doubt, according to the Independent, which reports that the player is refusing to wear a Newcastle shirt with sponsor Wonga’s name emblazoned on it, because Muslim Sharia law prevents a Muslim from profiting from lending money or receiving money from someone. Wonga completed a $37.5 million shirt sponsorship deal with Newcastle last fall that goes into effect next season.

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