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    • Justice for all
    • 20.02.13 | 04:23 (IST)

    Why should we expect the Israeli soccer players to be any different than other Israelis? Look at the above quote"The Israel soccer player is in love with his own ego, cannot accept criticism and is never to blame for anything. And the local media blindly backs the players." Now, remove the two words "soccer" and "players" and you have a perfect read for the average Israeli. It reads like the apologist statements in the feedback section of any issue where Israelis are criticized in any subjects covered by this paper. These players are a fairly accurate portrayal of many Israelis, and rightly so. Most are indeed Israelis.

    from the article: On spoiled Israeli soccer players and their fawning fans in the media
    First published 14:08 19.02.13 | Last updated 14:08 19.02.13
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