It's Not a Joke: Scandinavia Meets the Mideast at a Netanya Soccer Game

Whoever managed to somehow overcome the traffic was then forced to face the complicated task of collecting his tickets from the box office or the entrance to the stands, a mission which was seemingly a feature of extreme sports, not soccer.

You know that a game attracts real interest when the scalpers outside the stadium don’t ask you if you need a ticket, but rather if you have one. A...