Argentina cancels friendly with Israel

The Israeli embassy in Argentina tweeted that the match had been suspended, this is due to players receiving threats from hateful groups.

The Israel Football Association said it viewed “with severity the physical and brutal threats, which crossed every red line, made by” Mr Rajoub.

It vowed to “do everything in its power in the world football institutions to make Rajoub and the Palestinian FA accountable”

Argentina has previously played other friendlies with Israel in the past. In regards to the cancellation Striker Gonzalo Higuain said they had “finally done the right thing”.

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