BREAKING NEWS : Argentina and Israel Friendly Has Been SUSPENDED After Players and Staff Refused to Travel. Lionel Messi ( World Peace Ambassador) and Javier Alejandro Mascherano were the main spokesperson for this decision and requested AFA to suspend the friendly (TyCSports)  Lionel Messi on TyC Sport: “As a UNICEF ambassador I cannot play against people who kill innocent palestinian children. We had to cancel the game because we are humans before footballers.“  Higuain (on the cancellation of the Israel friendly game): "There was uncertainty around but our decision was final when Messi asked us how we could play with a calm mind with so many Palestinians suffering."