Mexican President Attends 2nd Show

President Felipe Calderon goes to U2 concert at the Estadio Azteca

The second U2 concert in Mexico City, at 360 ° Tour, had among its viewers by Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon.

The night of Saturday, at the end of the presentation of the Irish group, Calderon sent a message to Twitter, which praised the group:

Extraordinary U2 concert. Thanks to Bono to encourage Mexico and defend the best causes, “wrote the president from his official account using a BlackBerry.

Along with his message sent a photograph of the scene of U2, The Claw, as seen from some point in the Estadio Azteca.

The “tweet the Mexican president reactions generated network. Many criticized him for attending this concert, claimed that there are other parts of the country where people can not go out at night, by insecurity.

On Thursday, President Calderón spoke at the official residence of Los Pinos with Bono.

Bono thanked his words of encouragement for the Mexican people to the struggle being waged against crime, according to a statement from the presidency.

In their dialogue also exchanged views on issues like poverty and development financing, as well as the importance of synergy between society and government “against the great challenge of climate change. “

This Sunday the band U2 has scheduled its third concert at the Estadio Azteca, in the 360 ° Tour tour, which already has more than $ 560 million profit in ticket sales worldwide.