Social media savvy: Boxer Amir Khan tweets Makkah pilgrimage

‘Omg you do not wana see me in a bald, I look baaaaad! I miss my hair’ tweeted Khan.


Express August 23, 2011

Boxer Amir Khan has undertaken pilgrimage to Makkah with his family and has kept his fans updated using Facebook and Twitter.

The pilgrimage comes during the holy month of Ramazan in Khan's off-season prior to his upcoming fights scheduled for after December.

Khan had his head shaved on Friday, but later tweeted:
‘Omg you do not wana see me in a bald, I look baaaaad! I miss my hair.’ (sic)

He later added:
‘Surprised an arab officer recognised me in a bald, I just about recognise myself lol.’ (sic)

The boxer, who recently captured the International Boxing Federation’s (IBF) light welterweight title with a fifth-round knockout of Zab Judah  has been detailing his religious trip on Facebook and Twitter, and has posted several pictures of the sights he is seeing in Makkah.

COMMENTS (17)

Ak | 10 years ago | Reply

@positive pakistani: he wrote it in good humour:)

Faisal | 10 years ago | Reply

Amir masha allah you look very handsome and hairs will come soon

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