Much has been said about the special secret of the youth team that brought it all the way to the final of last year's European Championship and to the quarterfinals of the World Cup where it will meet Brazil (Saturday, 20:30, Kan 11).
Former player Itzik Zohar put his finger on another point that he says could send a strong message to all of us: "The national team players are an exciting group of children who give hope to our divided and divided country," Zohar told Israel Hayom. "To look at these children, Jews and Arabs, how they run together after exiles, happy and hugging, it's really heartwarming."
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"In one team there are two nations playing for one flag. The special connection between the actors testifies to a coexistence that can be copied to other areas of life in the country. They are all connected under one goal – to make the State of Israel happy and exciting, and of course to bring great pride to Israeli sports."
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