Weekend Edition: Violence on the field

JPost TV speaks to Maccabi Tel Aviv television commentator Moti Iwanir to find out if the recent violence has left a black mark on Israeli football.

November 7, 2014 17:40

Weekend Edition: Violence on the field

Weekend Edition: Violence on the field

While much of the world spent the week talking about terrorists in Syria, or Iranian nuclear negotiations, here in Israel, every dinner conversation or coffee date revolved around Football. After a player stormed the field during a game and attacked a Maccabi Tel Aviv player during one of the most anticipated games of the year, spectators are beginning to wonder where the violence is coming from and why it is such a big part of something intended to be a fun team sport. Does this aggression come from other pressures involved in living in Israel, or are there just a few hooligans that should be detained every now and then?

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