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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 ...