By JNS - November 28 2018

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce chose Christians United for Israel’s Israel Collective as his cause for the National Football League’s “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign, featuring customized cleats.

The shoes consist of the Israeli flag at the cut length, the initials “IC” at the back” and a skyline of Jerusalem on the sidewalls.

Pierce has traveled to the Holy Land with the CUFI initiative to learn about Israel’s past and customs in furthering the relationship between the United States and Israel.

“The message for me is just the oneness and connectedness I feel with that land,” said Pierce. “To go over there and see the difference, to see just exactly how the culture is, I went to Shabbat dinner, I just enjoyed their company and learned so many different customs.”

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