Rugby and religion: Sonny Bill Williams on how Islam has helped his career

In an interview with BBC Sport, the former Sonny Bill Williams opened up about his faith and how it’s brought the best out of him on and off the field.

Williams converted to Islam in 2009 while playing rugby for French club Toulon.

It came after a “wild” period early in his career where he found himself in the headlines for the wrong reasons and eventually walked out on his contract with NRL club Canterbury Bulldogs Read more

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