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FIFA World Cup 2018: ISIS threatens to behead Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 19 May 2018, 07:11:12 PM
ISIS has threatened to behead Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

New Delhi:

ISIS has threatened to behead Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the FIFA World Cup in a spine chilling series of photographs.

The terror group has been repeating calls for ‘lone attackers’ to strike ahead of the mega event in Russia which will commence from June.

The group have already released a series of photographs, threatening the authorities and players as they lose ground in Syria and Iraq.

The photographs show Messi and Ronaldo pinned to the ground by jihadis in a jam-packed football stadium. The picture was captioned ‘Your blood will fill the ground’ displays the extremists hacking at the footballers’ heads.

The latest threat was revealed by the cyber intelligence firm Sixgill, which monitors ISIS, as per reports.

The photograph was released by a pro-ISIS group on Telegram.

Earlier, ISIS warned Vladimir Putin by saying ‘he will pay the price for killing Muslims’ in a poster showing a jihadist with an AK-47.

The FSB security service has hinted that terrorism is the main threat to the FIFA World Cup.

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First Published : 19 May 2018, 07:10:54 PM