Khvicha Kvaratskhelia Religion: Does He Follow Muslim Faith? Ethnicity

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A lot of curious fans seem to be interested to know which religion Khvicha Kvaratskhelia follows. Some fans think that the young player is Muslim.  

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia is a Georgian professional soccer player who plays as a winger for the Serie A club Napoli. He was born on February 12, 2001, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Kvaratskhelia also represents the Georgia national team. Further, the player wears jersey no. 77 in both club and international matches.

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Soccer Player Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Source: Instagram)

He is considered to be one of the best young players in the world, known for his flair, dribbling, and playmaking.

Kvaratskhelia began his senior career at Dinamo Tbilisi in 2017. On September 29, 2017, he made his senior debut against Kolkheti-1913 Poti. The match ended with a 1-1 draw.

The Georgian Football Federation awarded him with the Aleksandre Chicadze gold medal among the young talented players in 2017.

In 2018, The Guardian named Kvaratskhelia among the 60 best young players worldwide.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: Religion And Ethnicity

There are no sources available to claim undoubtedly about his spiritual path. The player has not openly talked about it in public as well.

However, from his social media activities, it seems clear that he is a Christian. He celebrated the last Christmas Day.

Khvicha kvaratskhelia After Scoring
Khvicha kvaratskhelia After Scoring (Source: Instagram)

His official Facebook account posted a video where he greeted his followers and a video that features helping children.

Furthermore, the majority of his country’s citizens identify as Christians. So, it wouldn’t to untrue to say that he follows the Christian faith.

In addition to that, the player has written a phrase in Georgian which translates to English as ”Always believe in Lord”. This shows that he believes in god, and he might be referring to Jesus Christ as ”Lord”. 

Regarding his ethnicity, Kvaratskhelia is non-Hispanic white. This ethnic group comprises about 50.1% of the Georgian population, making it the largest.

Additionally, since there isn’t any documentation of his parents having European family roots, it wouldn’t be incorrect to consider him a native Georgian.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: Early Life And Family

Khvicha was born to his parents, Badri Kvaratskhelia and Maka Lukava. His father is a former soccer player, which is why soccer had an influence on his life.

The Napoli winger spent his childhood years alongside his siblings. He has two brothers, Nika and Tornike Kvaratskhelia. Unfortunately, there is limited information available on the internet about them.

Kvaratskhelia Family
Kvaratskhelia With His Family (Source: Instagram)

He has been nicknamed “Kvaradona” after the Napoli legend Deigo Maradona, with both of them having very similar dribbling styles.

Since childhood, Kvaratskhelia loved soccer and dreamed of becoming a soccer player someday. His father, a coach, trained him and ultimately made it a reality.

Every member of Khvicha’s family is proud of him for the success and recognition he has collected so far. 

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: Professional Journey

One of the rising stars of the soccer world, Khvicha is surprising the whole world with his outstanding skills and performance on the pitch.

In this 2022/23 season in the Serie A league, he has already appeared in 39 matches. He has managed to score 14 goals and provide assists of the same number.

Kvaratskhelia With His Teammate
Kvaratskhelia With His Teammate (Source: Instagram)

After beginning his senior career with Dinamo Tbilisi, he has played with numerous other clubs. 

On March 2018, the player signed for Rustavi on a free transfer. The following year, the player joined Russian Premier League (RPL) club Lokomotiv Moscow on loan.

On 6 July 2019, Kvaratskhelia signed a five-year deal with Rubin Kazan. After the suspension of his contract with the club, he joined Dinamo Batuni of Georgia on March 24, 2022.

He joined his current club on 1 July 2022, signing a deal lasting until 2027 for a reported fee of €10–12 million.

Due to his impressive playing skills, Kvaratskhelia is getting huge attention from the big clubs in Europe. Furthermore, the Napoli forward helped his club win the 2022/23 Serie A league title in 33 years.

Ashish Lama
Ashish Lama

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