ISIS has threatened to unleash terror at the forthcoming football match between the Super Eagles and Argentina in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday, November 14 at the Krasnodar Arena Stadium.
The terror group posted a mocking image of Lionel Messi in prison with bloodshot eyes.
President of the Argentine Football Association Claudio Tapia on Thursday met the Russian ambassador to his country Victor Koronelli to discuss the threat posed by Islamic State after the group also published an image alluding to next year’s football World Cup in Russia, warning those who visit Russia that they will face attacks.
Tapia has also been working with Koronelli and another Russian diplomat, Dmitriy Belov, to work on additional security at Moscow’s Bronnitsy Training Centre, which will house the Argentine team for the World Cup.
Following the various threats from the group, Argentine football federation, has asked for more security and protection for their players.
Special security forces will be deployed to protect the football stars.