Thousands claim sportswear giant Nike, reminiscent of the Air Max 270 shoe, says the "blasphemous" logo is an insult to Muslims.
A Change.org petition claiming more than 1
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Petitioner Saiqa Noreen says the logo will be safely kicked, kicked and soiled with mud or even dirt. "
" It is outrageous and horrible for Nike to allow the name of God on a shoe, "Noreen wrote. "This is disrespectful and extremely offensive to Muslims and offensive to Islam."
Noreen also demands that Nike recall the "blasphemous and offensive shoe and all products bearing the" Allah "logo from worldwide sales."
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A Nike spokesman told Fox News that the logo was nothing more than a "stylized" version of the Air Max brand.
"Nike respects all religions and we are worried This kind of serious," said the spokesman in a written statement to Fox News. "The AIR MAX logo was designed as a stylized representation of Nike's AIR MAX brand and is intended to reflect only the AIR MAX brand, and any other perceived meaning or representation is unintentional."
CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP  Nike was in hot water for his branding in the past.
In 1997, the company was audited for using a flame-shaped logo that resembled the word for Allah. In this case, Nike drew 38,000 pairs of sneakers worldwide and donated $ 50,000 to an Islamic elementary school in the United States.