Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism – According to the Talk Sport website, the football match Play for Peace is a sport and inter-religious event that brings together the most important professional football players. The purpose of this event, which is supported by the Pope Francis, is to send a message of peace and unity through sport by supporting its most important figures.
This year, the match will be held in honor of Diego Maradona at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, and the Pope Francis will watch the match in the stadium. Players like Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Buffon, Ronaldinho, Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic and Dani Alves will participate in this match.
Argentine star Messi said that he is excited to participate in this game in honor of Maradona and he is grateful for the Pope’s invitation to participate in this match.
The event was held twice in 2014 and 2018 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, and the third will be held on November 14, a week before the World Cup.