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On social media, Israelis are all atwitter over Maccabi Tel Aviv's Euro title

May 19, 2014 10:26

From Facebook to Twitter to Rabin Square, yellow-and-blue fanatics were out in full force celebrating their team's historic championship.

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Maccabi Tel Aviv's Guy Pnini (L) and David Blu hold the trophy as they celebrate with teammates after winning their Euroleague Final Four final basketball game against Real Madrid, in Milan May 18, 2014.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres put aside politics for one night and led the cheers for Israel's basketball team, Maccabi Tel Aviv, which captured the Euroleague championship on Sunday night with its dramatic victory over Real Madrid.

The win sparked an eruption of celebrations in Tel Aviv and all over social media, as Maccabi captured another crown for its raucous fans.

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