French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo They took to the streets with a number that included the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan with the An uproar over Lionel Messi’s arrival to Paris Saint-Germain. The cartoonist Pichi shows three people, possibly women, wearing a burqa, with Messi’s name and number 30 on the back, similar to the Argentine’s shirt at Paris Saint-Germain.
“The Taliban. They were worse than previously thought,” reads the cover title, Which puts the magnifying glass on the fact that the Paris Saint-Germain club belongs to Qatari sheikhs, and that the African country is accused of financing fundamentalist groups in the Arab world..
In fact, Messi played several seasons in Barcelona by advertising Qatar Airways on the shirt. At the moment, PSG has not reacted against this cover and the core idea that Sale of Paris club shirts bearing Messi’s name and number 30 helps fund Afghanistan’s new rulers. Nasser Al-Khelaifi, president of Paris Saint-Germain, is a man very close to the royal family of Qatar, which funds the team in the French capital.
The satirical magazine was particularly critical of Islam, leading to tragedy on January 7, 2015, when 12 people were murdered inside the editorial room, in retaliation for its devastating humor against Islamic fanaticism.