ISIS threatens to attack football stars at Russia 2018 World Cup

ISIS threatens to attack football stars at Russia 2018 World Cup

- ISIS have threatened to attack and disturb the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

- They have posted a disturbing photo with plans on how to capture and eliminate Lionel Messi

- This is not the first time that this group would threaten to disturb the peace of the world

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The Islamic state of Iraq and Syria known as the ISIS have threatened to attack football stars who are currently participating at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

In a disturbing photo posted by the ISIS, Barcelona star Lionel Messi who is the captain of the Argentina national team is seen as their main target of the attack.

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Lionel Messi is seen kneeling before a masked jihadist near the center circle of a packed stadium in Russia with the purpose of harming him.

ISIS threaten to attack football stars at Russia 2018 World Cup

ISIS threaten to attack football stars at Russia 2018 World Cup

There is also a caption in the video urging fanatics to be 'ready and steady for the season of hunting is soon'.

The mocked-up image are the latest in a near constant stream of ISIS threats against the World Cup in recent weeks.

Meanwhile, this latest threat from the ISIS is coming six days after the start of the 2018 World Cup, and the Russian government are expected to tighten up security at match centers as to avoid any unforeseen circumstances.

ISIS is a Salafi jihadist terrorist organisation and former unrecognized proto-state that follows a fundamentalist, Salafi/Wahhabi doctrine of Sunni Islam.

The group has been designated a terrorist organisation by the United Nations and many individual countries because of their primary duties.

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Islamic terrorist group ISIS are planning to attack the tournament in a bid to make president Vladimir Putin pay for killing Muslims.

In a poster designed to express their grievances, the terror group showed a jihadist emerging from an explosion and holding an AK-47 aloft, with a packed football arena in the background.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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