For with God nothing is impossible, Yes Tottenham Hotspurs got a preacher in the changing room
May 14, 2019
The semifinal, second
half hat trick hero and Brazilian born forward Lucas Moura, has surprised the
world and football fans of his strong belief in God and his Christian faith. “God is wonderful”, the Tottenham Hotspur striker
said in an interview after what had been the best performance of his career.
He says his football skills are a talent God gave him,
and that he has a mission that God wants Him accomplish in the midst of
football and he is confident he will just as he scored a hat trick when
everyone wrote Hotspurs out of the race.
His performances as a football star are important, but it is
not the most important. “No doubt, every player wants to be remembered for
everything he did in the field, for the performances, for the titles, I also
However, I also want to be remembered mainly by my example as
a person, I want to be remembered as a man of God, a person with good
attitude, I believe that is what matters most, the character, the
good example of a person who helps people to find God. I want to be remembered
Moura became a committed follower of Jesus Christ
when he played in France with Paris Saint Germain (2013-2018). “My whole family
is practically Catholic so was I until I left Brazil in 2013, where I also
considered myself a Catholic, but I did not practice, I did not attend mass, I
did not do anything that made me different really, nothing”.
But “after I arrived in France, I met people who came to work
with me and in a very simple and very wise way they were showing me the Word of
God, the Bible, showing me more about Jesus”, he told Cross The Line, a
ministry focused on sports and faith.
“Coinciding with this at the time, I began to
have difficulties, I was missing home, I was missing Brazil and it got me
thinking a lot. I began to interest myself in what these people were saying to
me and so I started to read the Bible and started to get the grasp God’s love
for me. From there on, it was very fast and I began to understand the message
and I fell in love with reading the Bible and I fell in love with the gospel of
Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspurs
Lucas Moura has been a Brazilian international 35 times. Tottenham Hotspur will face Liverpool FC in the 2019 Champions League final in Madrid. The ‘Reds’ also had an outstanding performance as they beat FC Barcelona (agg-4-3). Liverpool’s manager Jürgen Klopp is also a committed Christian.