Messi Buses and Fans in Jerusalem

Big day for visitors on Jerusalem, Israel streets!

Next stop after The Kotel, for Lionel Messi and team Barcelona

image Peace Tour Barcelona

on their Middle East Peace Tour, was the Israeli President’s House, Bet Hanasi.

image Peace tour buses

Their buses lined the street in front of President Shimon Peres’ official residence.

image child in Messi shirt

Then the street was closed off to traffic, the #13 bus had to wait.

Security was tight as for visiting royalty, not just a football team.

Prime minister makes visit to President's house

In the limo quietly going in the back door was Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,

image children in shirts #10 for Messi

there were a lot of Messi fans out on the Jerusalem streets today.

Young and old, famous and not famous fans wanted to share a photo op.

I wonder who had the tee-shirt concession?

 

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I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last seven years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets