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The detention of the former soccer star was first reported by French investigative website Mediapart.
To truly have an impact in Gaza, the emirate should build a soccer stadium in the Strip, and move there some of the World Cup, whose hosting it has won unfairly.
FIFA refused to comment on the report and the allegations.
By THE MEDIA LINE
The messages included strong support for team star Lionel “Lio” Messi, who had been the victim of death threats over his planned participation in the match in Jerusalem.
Public broadcaster said it has been inundated with complaints: "We can hardly see the ball."
By AMY SPIRO
Some Chabad rabbis based in hosting cities took the opportunity to profile their locales and communities with glossy videos designed for social networks and the media.
Israel has failed to reach soccer’s quadrennial competitive mountaintop since 1970.
By CHARLES DUNST/JTA
Israel only qualified once for the World Cup, in 1970, when it ended up tying Sweden 1-1.
By MAX SCHINDLER
Shaked: “Everyone has to be against Iran. I was originally in favor of Argentina, but because they canceled, I am backing England."
By GIL HOFFMAN
‘I didn’t like how the Palestinians tried to mix politics with soccer,’ fan says
By ROCKY BAIER
Did you know that the Israel national team used to visit Tehran on a regular basis?
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Russia still faces tension with the West over a range of issues, including its military intervention in Ukraine and Syria.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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