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posted 04 April 2005 11:43 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post

Israelis toast Arab footballers

And not with Hellfire missiles, for a change.

For years, Abas Suan and Walid Badir endured racist taunts from the fans. Now they are the toast of the predominantly Jewish state.

Badir scored Israel's only goal in a 1-1 tie with France on Wednesday in a World Cup qualifying match, repeating Suan's feat in a Saturday match against Ireland, keeping Israel in contention for a slot in the prestigious tournament.

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posted 05 April 2005 06:51 AM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
I think Palestinian Arabs can be truly proud of the achievments of their professional athletes. One of these days perhaps they will be able to play on a team for their own country.
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