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    • David
    • 20.06.06 | 05:24 (IDT)

    Football is Football and Politics is Politics. I agree that the two are incompatable. I think the player would agree. What he did was not political but was sheer joy expressing thanks to his fans. What would be considered political is the teams who would forfit rather than play Israel, Display of a Palestinian flag only for political purposes or the censure of this player by government run press organs like the "Arab Press". How very revealing is this episode! As long as they hate the Israelis more than they love thir own civil liberties they will remain in the Sixth century. I pity them. David

    from the article: Ghana Football Association apologizes for Israeli flag at World Cup match
    First published 00:00 19.06.06 | Last updated 00:00 19.06.06
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