“Fans should burn Messi’s shirt”

Jibril Rajoub has asked the fans to react to Messi after the controversial friendship between Israel and Argentina that will be played on Saturday.

Fans should burn Lionel Messi’s shirt and if the Argentine captain plays friendly match with Israel, says Palestinian Football Federation President Jibril Rajoub.

Jorge Sampaoli’s eleven will face Israel in Jerusalem on Saturday, the last friendly before the World Cup.

But, Rajoub has accused Israel that is ranked 98th in FIFA that it is using the meeting on political issues.

He has asked fans that the target to be Messi, one of the best player in the world, if the Barcelona star plays.

“He is a big symbol and it’s the target so we ask everyone to burn pictures, shirts, to abandon him,” he said.

“We still hope Messi does not come.”

Argentina faces Israel a week before launching the World Cup adventure against Iceland.