IS threat to behead Messi and Ronaldo at World Cup
ISLAMIC State fanatics have threatened to behead Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at next month’s World Cup.
The terror group released a mocked-up photo showing the Real Madrid and Barcelona stars having their throats cut in a packed football stadium.
They are depicted lying on the ground with blood gushing from their throats and two terrorists kneeling on their backs. The caption reads: ‘The ground will be filled with your blood.’
IS has made calls for ‘lone attackers’ to strike at the tournament in Russia, which starts on June 14. Another poster shows a terrorist carrying an explosive into a stadium with the message: ‘FIFA World Cup 2018 – Victory will be Ours.’
Stars: Messi (left) and Ronaldo