Posts Tagged ‘match for peace’

Lionel Messi to play in Vatican’s interreligious peace match

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The Vatican has lined up an international football dream team to play an “interreligious match for peace” in Rome’s Olympic Stadium. Catholics involved include Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi, Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Italian international Andrea Pirlo. They will be joined by self-professed “non-practising Muslim” Zinedine Zidane, who manages Real Madrid, and Italian Buddhist convert Read more