Argentina cancels Israel World Cup friendly after Gaza violence | BBC

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2018-06-06T08:55:37-04:00
"The news was met with cheers in Gaza, where at least 120 Palestinians were killed and thousands more injured by Israeli forces during recent protests. In Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Football Association issued a statement thanking Argentina striker Lionel Messi and his teammates. "What happened... is a red card from the rest of the world to Israelis," the association's president, Jibril Rajoub, told a news conference on Wednesday."
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