Lionel Messi ‘terribly saddened’ by deaths of children

FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi posts a picture of a wounded Palestinian boy on his Facebook page, and appeals for an end to the violence.

“Children did not create this conflict, but they are paying the ultimate price. This cycle of senseless violence must stop. We must reflect on the consequences of military conflicts and children must be protected,” he writes.

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