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


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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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