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Rajoub was banned from FIFA games for inciting violence and hatred against soccer superstar Lionel Messi, and Erdan called on the IOC to take similar action.
This is not the first time Israel was targeted like this nor was it the first time Rajoub was vocal about the Israel Football Association.
The Palestinians had hoped FIFA would censure Israel over the settlement teams, thereby forcing them to either drop the clubs from the Israel Football Association or risk losing FIFA membership.
Rajoub’s critics take to social media to strongly condemn his decision and call for his dismissal from his job.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In Ramallah, residents voice criticism over move.
PM pans Palestinian bid to have Israel suspended from soccer's world governing body after motion is dropped; says peace only achievable through direct talks.
By HERB KEINON,ALLON SINAI
Chairman of Israel's soccer association welcomes Palestinian decision to drop motion calling for Israel's suspension from FIFA.
By ALLON SINAI,JPOST.COM STAFF
Kuwait also listed other reasons hosting would be problematic, including dealing with alcohol permits and allowing certain advertisements in Kuwaiti stadiums.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The abrupt fall of world soccer’s emperor, Joseph “Sepp” Blatter, has been the central event of the week.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Activists worry that workers building football facilities in the emirate will be abused.
By DAVID ROSENBERG / THE MEDIA LINE
‘I didn’t like how the Palestinians tried to mix politics with soccer,’ fan says
By ROCKY BAIER
In the deciding vote over who would host the FIFA World Cup in 2006, Germany narrowly beat out much-favored South Africa.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Blatter said he was stepping down mere four days after being re-elected to a fifth term.
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