Israel Finds a Team to Cheer For at the World Cup

The Israeli Flag made a surprise appearance on the soccer field at the World Cup in Germany.

Ghana’s John Pantsil who plays professionally for Hapoel Tel Aviv, keeps his pre-World-Cup promise, waving an Israeli flag after his team’s second goal against the Czech Republic. (AP)
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Hat Tip Judith

Powerline says that FIFA may have a problem with Pantsil’s political display.

Stefania has links to more Israeli flag waving.

A. M. Mora y Leon took notice at Publius Pundit.

A Jew-hating liberal attacks the gesture.

In India the clerics are concerned about this soccer phenomenon.

Pajamas Media has a roundup of reaction.

Atlas reports on the terrible question of Israel’s survival.

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