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Lionel Messi stirs controversy with FB Post on Israel-Gaza Conflict

Aug 25, 2014    

Lionel Messi became the latest victim of the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict. The Argentina and Barcelona star has been dragged into the conflict after his Facebook call to end the violence in the region.In the post, the four-time Ballon d`Or winner used a picture of an injured Palestinian boy, which prompted many pro-Israel social media users to ask Messi for similar tributes to Israeli victims.On August 7, Messi wrote in his Facebook post As a father and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, I am terribly saddened by the images coming from the conflict between Israel and Palestine, where violence has a...

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