According to the 30th verse of Surah Al-Nur:

قُل لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَغُضُّوا مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِمْ وَيَحْفَظُوا فُرُوجَهُمْ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ أَزْكَىٰ لَهُمْ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّـهَ خَبِيرٌ بِمَا يَصْنَعُونَ ٣٠

Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Indeed, Allah is Acquainted with what they do. (30) http://tanzil.net

So it shows the significance of controlling of our eyes in looking at non-Mahrams.

I was wondering what the view of contemporary Shi'a scholars such as Ayatollah Khamenei is regarding watching football matches? (For women, to watch football matches of men)


Can women watch the football of men? (Shi'a view)

According to Ayatollah Khamenei as a famous Shia Islam Marja'-al-Taqlid, it is permissible if this is without Reibeh (enjoyment) and vice (sin). Meanwhile, based on my examination, almost all of Shia contemporary Marajas/scholar have such view.

Note: Reibeh (in the above-mentioned explanation, in the issue of looking at non-mahram) as a Fiqh's expression is interpreted to "the fear -having the probability- of falling in haram(sin)/Fitna and to what which is occurring (in the mind) ...





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