Muslims Hot and Bothered By AirMax Shoe Logo Upside-Down

When upside-down the shoe logo contains the similar shape of script as Arabic scrawl for the name Allah between the "X" and "V." Islamic authorities are calling for a recall, saying the similarity is offensive to Muslims. (Nike photo)

The Daily Mail – Outraged Muslims are demanding Nike recall an ‘offensive’ line of trainers because the logo looks like Allah’s name in Arabic.

The logo reads “Air” within the first part of the logo script followed by “MAX.”

Saiqa Noreen launched a petition to pull the Air Max 270 shoe and has accused the sportswear giant of ‘blasphemy’.

The petition, which has gained more than 6,000 signatures in just hours, blasts Nike for allowing God’s name to be ‘trampled, kicked and become soiled with mud or even filth’.

The design features the words Air Max spelled out in a custom, joined-up font on the sole of the shoe, which was released last year.

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