Football. In many places around the world it's a cultural pastime, one you come back from with a smile on your face, and it doesn't really matter if your team won or lost. An evening that can be brought by his children who will remember the experience for a lifetime.
But it seems that in Israel in 2023, every game is a war, you can encounter violent fans, and no less than that, police officers who may be using excessive force and mounted police who gallop towards innocent fans. This is what the Tel Aviv derby looked like to those who were there, which was supposed to provide a football celebration, and provided mostly harsh images.
I don't know who did it or what he released, but people in the plaza under Gate 11 are choking. Spilling on the floor, feeling of a toxic substance (me too)
— Birch Bud (@livnitzan) September 26, 2023
I feel sorry for everyone who came to the Tel Aviv Derby. How much you have to suffer here for the things you love. It will start at 21 p.m. and that's without any approximate powder breaks. Children whose parents dared to bring them will come home in the middle of the night
— Oren Josipovich (@Josifoon) September 26, 2023
Apart from a terrible and exaggerated show of force, I try to find a logical reason in my mind for these pictures, at this moment, in this situation, in the queue of fans from the same team, and I just can't find one.
The entire feed is flooded with horses galloping to the audience.
It's incomprehensible https://t.co/uYS0LOlj8l
— Sharon Davidovitch (@sDavidovitch) September 26, 2023
There is no reason why a cavalry force should gallop into a crowd like this at such an event.
A day that began with the police eroding with the raid on the powder warehouses ended (?) in shame. pic.twitter.com/0YYWvlkC01
— Tal Shorrer (@TalShorrer) September 26, 2023
All week I was afraid of the derby
, also of the game, but mostly of the conduct outside the stadium, I was afraid for my
life, the writing was on the wall but no one cared
, the shame and disgrace of conduct. I see videos and pictures of wounded and bruised people, children crying. The main thing is to make a campaign against violence of fans. Shame on you
— Roi Zaga (@roi_zaga) September 26, 2023
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