Messi takes a shot from 90-year-old President of Israel
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Barcelona's two-day "Peace Tour" in Israel and Palestine ended on Sunday night with Israel President Shimon Peres
tagging Lionel Messi in a delicate region during pregame ceremonies in Tel Aviv.
Like many of the world’s biggest teams, Barcelona has been jogging around the
planet playing friendlies to raise awareness of their global brand, but this brief jaunt to the Middle East by the world’s most famous soccer team was aimed at the ongoing peace process in the
region, but someone may have forgotten to remind Israel’s 90 year-old-president.
During pregame festivites everything is set up for a ceremonial kick by Sharon to his assistant, and
planet’s best player, Lionel Messi. The President seizes the opportunity to demonstrate his youth and vitality in his right leg by hitting Messi in the midsection, to the
delight of all his Barcelona teammates ...
|Recent Soccer America Daily Milestone victory could not at better time for busy Whitecaps Aug. 3, 10:27 p.m. |
Vancouver climbed back on top of the Western Conference by thumping archrival Seattle, 3-0, in its ... Crowd Count: Sounders suffer rare loss before big crowd Aug. 3, 8:19 p.m.
The crowd of 53,125 for the Seattle-Vancouver match was the Sounders' largest home crowd of the ... Timbers say adios to 'La Gata' Fernandez Aug. 3, 8:07 p.m.
The Portland Timbers and 31-year-old Argentine Gaston Fernandez have mutually agreed to parted ways, allowing the ... What They're Saying: Abby Wambach Aug. 3, 7:24 p.m.
"Look, we're not talking about wanting to be paid just like the men. We understand their ... What They're Saying: Cristiano Ronaldo Aug. 3, 7:20 p.m.
"Do you want me to be honest? It doesn't worry me at all. I do my ... What They're Saying: Pep Guardiola Aug. 3, 7:03 p.m.
"When he does not have injury problems, I am completely convinced he will do very well ... Video Pick: A double nutmeg by Kaka Aug. 3, 6:58 p.m.
Orlando City's Brazilian superstar Kaka nutmegged two Columbus Crew foes in a row during his team's ... MLS Power Rankings: Lots of goals but not much change Aug. 3, 6:53 p.m.
Four road teams emerged victorious during a high-scoring week of MLS action, and FC Dallas held ... Video Pick: Five golazos from MLS goal spree Aug. 3, 6:47 p.m.
After the highest-scoring weekend of 2015 MLS soccer -- 41 goals in 10 Week 22 games ... Impact continues to beef up attack with Tico signing Aug. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Didier Drogba isn't the only international player to be added by Montreal during the midseason transfer ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives