Global Soccer Icons have track record of supporting Palestinians Portuguese national squad captain and Real Madrid striker Christiano Ronaldo as well as 2011 World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi have also been or record pledging their support for Palestine. Ronaldo showed his concern to the Palestinian children in Gaza by donating his sports shoes to a Palestinian kids foundation. According to the Arabic site of Real Madrid s network, the shoes, which turned out in public auction, was later sold for 2,400, with the first bidding of 700. The money from the auction will be used to build children s school in Gaza. It was not the first time Ronaldo showed his support for Palestinians.