Peres hails Messi, Barcelona as ‚messengers of peace‘

05.08.2013                      29.Aw.5773                      Jom Kippur Katan

Sport & Politik:

Peres hails Messi, Barcelona as 'messengers of peace'

The president says soccer "creates a horizon of hope for all children".

President Shimon Peres set the tone on Sunday at a reception he hosted for FC Barcelona when he lauded Lionel Messi and his soccer team as “messengers of peace,” noting that their “Peace Tour” had coincided with the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations….