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Lionel Messi accused of sending signals to Syria rebels

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Syrian TV footage showing Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi may have become Barcelona’s highest-ever scorer last night, and surely nothing can stop the Argentinian, but he can even send secret signals to Syrian rebels from the pitch, it has been alleged in an astonishing claim.

The World Player of the Year has been accused, along with team-mates Andres Iniesta and Pedro, by a Syrian television channel of sending secret signals to rebels – using his majestic dribbling skills and movement.

State-run channel Al Dunya has broadcast footage (see below) of the 24-year-old’s twisting dribble against Real Madrid in a recent El Clasico contest that set up a goal for team-mate Pedro, and states that by tracking the direction of the move reveals the best route for bringing arms into the country.

The commentary of the goal on Syrian TV says: “Here we see the first stage where arms are loaded from Lebanon.”

It continues: “Then they pass through Homs and are delivered to another terrorist. We also see how they warn that they will face some obstacles until they reach Dayr Al Zawr.

As Pedro completes the move for Barcelona, whose have a shirt sponsorship deal with the Qatar Foundation, the voice-over says: “Then they are transported by bus to the final destination, located in Al Magadin.”

There are suggestions that the footage is an elaborate hoax, designed to smear Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and considering the content that is a distinct possibility.

Watch the video for yourself…

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  • elln

    Sorry for calling Messi a spaniard. the question was literal. the comment though was ironic

  • silver749

    You should read oneforIsrael.org. You will find there jews that speak totally the opposite, totally the opposite. Where they say the name Jesus makes the shiver. Where they believe in the Jewish book the Torah. Not the Bible. a number of jews followed the pharasies and asked for jesus to be killed. That does not mean all Jews are bad does it. Just means Jews are not Christians but another religion. These quotes you give also was what he said before he was rejected. 
    Romans 11.25 That a dulling of sensibilities has happened in part to Israel –and in this manner all Israel will be saved.

  • silver749

    Read Romans 11.25 and oneforIsrael.org

  • http://twitter.com/giovannialaska Fakhri

    1- what democracy in israel are u talking about?
    murdering children, taking people’s houses with force, imprisoning everybody who’s got a different viewpoint, refusing to cooperate with even what Obama asked the least of things is to accept a freeze of settelments for ONE week?
    2- why don’t u talk about Israeli settlers who take guns and shoot shepherds and crush children on purpose to look like accidents 
    3- if u don’t like Muslims, tell jews to go back to Russia, Romania, the US or whatever the hell they came from
    4- jews in Israel are democratic only between themselves but other Arabs who hold Israeli citizenship they are humiliated and tortured
    5- Proud to be an Arab Proud to be Muslim, u envy us because u r no longer the only “democracy” u used to shout to the world. 
    we welcome democracy as it is whether it brings Islamists, Leftists or anybody to rule us 
     

  • http://twitter.com/giovannialaska Fakhri

    the arabic commentary is all about what was written in the article, I know t what extremes hypocrites can go to prove loyal to the president
    and I believe the author in what he reported it doesn’t surprise me as i saw many of the before Tunisian youth expelled the president 

  • http://twitter.com/giovannialaska Fakhri

    i speak Arabic unfortunately, the commentator means what he said literally, no surprise to me! 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQPZOLG5AESLCOFKS5OUVLDHDE A Yahoo! user

    I speak Arabic, as well. The commentator was reporting a conspiracy theory as a conspiracy theory, not as fact. Sorry Fakhri. Also, if you watch the Dunya, you would have known that they followed it up with clarification that they thought this conspiracy theory was bulls***. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQPZOLG5AESLCOFKS5OUVLDHDE A Yahoo! user

    Relax, people. The commentator was reporting a conspiracy theory as a conspiracy theory, not as fact. Also, if you watch the Dunya, you would have known that they followed it up with clarification that they thought this conspiracy theory was bulls***. 

  • Hassan Alamriy

    Did you follow this segment ?? If you have only done that for one of their pieces then you would understand that he is making fun of Aljazeera (Bin laden’s mixed tapes destination) . Plus this is NOT the voice of the Guy who does the segment and there you go,this is how to prove that you will will believe anything anyone throw at you…. The reason I know that this so called “peaceful revolution” is a load of bull is because people like you lie to the world and want Syria to be burned down.

  • maherz

    this is fake …the report is exactly changed …with new voice and fake story ..if you want to see the original report you can visit the channel site


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