Last year, Around 1,200 people joined Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg in demanding Defense Minister Benny Gantz designate Beitar's far-right fan club 'La Familia' as a terrorist organization.
"This decision will help eradicate violence and racism on the field," the club wrote.
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The IFA's Transfer Rights Committee says the request was pulled since Bin Khalifa did not issue all the required documents, including a certificate of integrity.
By law, an accountant and legal team must investigate bin Khalifa’s affairs to ensure that the Dubai businessman has the financial capacity to stand behind his offer.
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If all goes well, Beitar – which has been struggling financially and on the field in recent years – can now return to its glory days.
With apologies to any space aliens who might be reading this, some close encounters are definitely better than others.
Fans protesting the purchase sang "Moshe Hogeg [the Beitar Jerusalem and owner] is dead" and "f**k bin Khalifa."